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Saturday, October 13


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$1.43 Billion in Sales Expected for The Western Union Company (WU) This Quarter – Fairfield Current

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The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, November 1st. According to Zacks, analysts expect that The Western Union will report full-year sales of $5.68 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $5.61 billion to $5.78 billion. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report sales of $5.84 billion, with estimates ranging from $5.65 billion to $5.98 billion. The Western Union had a negative return on equity of 560.31% and a negative net margin of 8.05%. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 63,670 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $1,294,000 after acquiring an additional 2,741 shares in the last quarter.

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EPS for The Western Union Company (WU) Expected At $0.48

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It is negative, as 38 investors sold The Western Union Company shares while 182 reduced holdings. Moreover, Howe And Rusling has 0% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 54 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp reported 1.92 million shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) or 7,356 shares. Orrstown Financial Svcs Incorporated accumulated 117 shares or 0% of the stock. Analysts expect The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) to report $0.48 EPS on November, 1.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 9.43 % from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS.

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Western Union Provides Emergency Disaster Relief Following Hurricane Michael

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To support communities and families affected by the recent hurricane devastation in the Gulf Coast and surrounding areas, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announces a multi-faceted response providing support for communities most affected by Hurricane Michael. Additionally, Consumers who want to take advantage of fee-free donations to the American Red Cross online and at Western Union Agent locations* in the U.S., can complete the transaction using “American Red Cross” as the Pay To recipient, “REDCROSS DC” as the Code City and “Hurricane Michael Relief” in the Account field. “We are committed to helping the communities that we serve around the world by providing immediate relief and long-term sustainable recovery,” said Chief Compliance Officer and Chair of the Western Union Foundation Board of Directors, Jacqueline Molnar. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. As of June 30, 2018, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts.

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Thursday, October 11


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Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC Purchases Shares of 17,833 The Western Union Company (WU) – PressOracle

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Gyroscope Capital Management Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 17,833 shares of the credit services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $324,000. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $21.00 price objective on shares of The Western Union in a research note on Friday, August 3rd. The Western Union’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts expect that The Western Union Company will post 1.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Western Union Expands Digital Services in United Kingdom

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The deal would be mainly useful for people, who have assets and holdings in many countries, and who need to send a large amount of money across the border on a regular basis.Apart from current digital offerings that Western Union provides, it also customized digital account-to-account service from its fast-growing global account payout network.The company underwent dramatic transformation when it comes to digital offerings, which witnessed continuous double-digit growth. The company expanded westernunion.com to 45 markets.It is also making efforts on boosting its co-branded digital offerings, including its bank agents, which offer money transfer to their online banking services, and ATMs. Currently, Western Union serves more than 150 million consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business customers to send or receive money across more than 200 countries and territories through the web, accounts, apps, mobile wallets etc.The U.K. market holds ample growth opportunity for the company since the region recorded transaction of more than $26 billion in person-to-person transfers in 2017. This data was provided by the World Bank, which also informed that more than 60% of funds were directed to bank accounts.Significant progress in the company’s global digital initiatives should drive revenues from this platform.In the past year, shares of this Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) stock have lost 10.3% against its industry’s growth of 19.9%.

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Wednesday, October 10


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Western Union Launches High-Value Digital Account-to-Account Transfers from U.K. to Around the World

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Over the last few years, Western Union has undergone a dramatic digital transformation, driving a multi-layer digital strategy allowing customers to begin their transactions on mobile – via app or web browser. “With this launch, we have added one more milestone in our quest to serve the diverse money transfer needs of our customers – many of whom are global citizens with assets and holdings in multiple countries,” said Odilon Almeida, President Global Money Transfer, Western Union. In the U.K., more than USD $26 billion was sent in person-to-person transfers to the rest of the world in 20171, according to the World Bank, with more than 60 percent of those funds directed into bank accounts. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease and reliability. As of June 30, 2018, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts.

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Western Union launches high value account-to-account transfers from...

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The Western Union Company, a leader in global cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced its foray into the multibillion-dollar bank account-to-account money transfer sector for consumers, by launching high-value digital transfers from the United Kingdom to around the world. Over the last few years, Western Union has undergone a dramatic digital transformation, driving a multi-layer digital strategy allowing customers to begin their transactions on mobile - via app or web browser. “With this launch, we have added one more milestone in our quest to serve the diverse money transfer needs of our customers—many of whom are global citizens with assets and holdings in multiple countries,” said Graham Baker, U.K Country Head Global Money Transfer, Western Union. Western Union serves more than 150 million consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business customers whether they are sending or receiving money using web, apps, accounts, mobile wallets or retail, every year, to more than 200 countries and territories.

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Tuesday, October 09


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$1.43 Billion in Sales Expected for The Western Union Company (WU) This Quarter – Marea Informative

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Six analysts have issued estimates for The Western Union’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.46 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.50. According to Zacks, analysts expect that The Western Union will report full-year earnings of $1.86 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.83 to $1.88. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $1.93 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.88 to $1.97. The credit services provider reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.47 by ($0.01). The Western Union had a negative net margin of 8.05% and a negative return on equity of 560.31%.

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Monday, October 08


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3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Western Union, BorgWarner and Apache

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The S&P 500’s 0.55% dip on the last trading day of last week translated into a setback of just under 1% for the five-day streak … the worst weekly performance since June. And yet, the bears still haven’t pushed the market past the point of no return. Dishing out the most damage was (once again) Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), down another 1.5% as investors rethink the huge advance it’s seen this year. Rather, take a look at the stock charts of Western Union (NYSE:WU), BorgWarner (NYSE:BWA) and Apache (NYSE:APA), as they’re at or near key technical inflection points. Back on Sept. 19, it was pointed out that it, like Western Union, was trapped in a sideways trading range. And, like WU, BWA just broke under its last likely floor, setting the stage for what could turn into a sizeable selloff.

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