2.99% Oct 30, 09:12 PM
$0.50 Paid Quarterly
34.0% EPS $1.47
5 years Since 2009
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

WU - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
WU has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

WU - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.99%

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WU - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $0.50

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WU - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for WU. 26.0% 17.6% 5 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

WU - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 5 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.5000 2013 17.6%
$0.4250 2012 37.1%

WU - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 5 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1250 2014-07-15 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2014-05-16 2014-06-12 2014-06-16 2014-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2014-02-21 2014-03-13 2014-03-17 2014-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2013-12-06 2013-12-13 2013-12-17 2013-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2013-07-18 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter

Western Union (WU) - News

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  • Sterne Agee Upgrades Western Union to "Buy" (WU)

    Sterne Agee announced on Monday that it has upgraded payment services company The Western Union Company (WU) . The firm has raised its rating on WU from "Neutral" to "Buy," and has given the company a $22 price target. This price target suggests a 16% upside from the stock's current price of $18.41. Analysts see momentum building as the company transitions. Western Union shares were up 46 cents, or 2.50%, during pre-market trading Monday. The stock is up 35% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of The Western Union Company (WU) have a 2.72% yield based on Friday's closing price of $18.41. The Western Union Company (WU) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Western Union Q2 Profit and Revenues Fall, But Top Estimates (WU)

    Money transfer firm The Western Union Company (WU) reported early on Tuesday that both its second quarter profit and revenue declined year-over-year. However, both results were able to beat Wall Street expectations. The Englewood, Colorado-based company posted a second quarter net income of $198.6 million, or 36 cents per share, down from $271.2 million, or 44 cents per share, earned in the same period a year ago. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn 34 cents per share in the quarter. Western Union's total quarterly revenues declined to $1.39 billion from $1.43 billion a year ago. Analysts were expecting the company to see $1.37 billion in revenues in the quarter. Looking forward to full 2013 results, the company reiterated its outlook of earnings coming in a range between $1.33 and $1.43 per share. Analysts expect the company to earn $1.41 per share in 2013. Western Union shares were up 73 cents, or 4.30%, during morning trading on Tuesday. The stock is up 29.98% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Western Union (WU) offer a dividend yield of 2.86% based on Tuesday's intraday trading price of $17.50 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 50 cents per share. The Western Union Company (WU) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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