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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining 0.05% today. In the last week its performance is 0.97%, and 11.05% for the past quarter. Currently, The Western Union Company, WU has a target price of 19.5, so today’s gain of 0.05% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), has a market cap of 10673.83, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is *TBA.

At the current price of 21.77, it has a dividend yield of 2.94%, and its target price is 19.5. This is with a profit margin of 15.30%, and total debt/equity of 2.46. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has a P/E of 13.15, as well as a forward P/E of 12.56.

With a current EPS of 1.66, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 4.97%,The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.64%.

Performance for the year is 21.02%. Since its IPO date on 10/2/2006, the total performance to date is 23.62%.

Volume today for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), is 2675900, while its average volume is 3175.79. Whilst the total gain today was 0.05%, it did have a day high of -0.14%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.98%, and 0.98% for the month. The 52-week low for The Western Union Company, WU has been 38.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.14%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.80%, and its return on assets is 8.80%. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has an operating margin of 20.30%. With a sales growth of -0.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Western Union Company, WU is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 2.46, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Western Union Company? Well its PEG is 1.72, and the P/S is 1.96, along with a P/B of 8.12. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.18.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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