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WU
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AS OF
Jun 24 closing price
Price
$16.69
Change
+$0.78 (+4.90%)
Capitalization
6.21B

WU Price Prediction, Western Union Company (The) AI Recommendations

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12:00 AM EDT Jun 24, 2022

Aroon Indicator for WU shows an upward move is likely

WU's Aroon Indicator triggered a bullish signal on June 10, 2022. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor detected that the AroonUp green line is above 70 while the AroonDown red line is below 30. When the up indicator moves above 70 and the down indicator remains below 30, it is a sign that the stock could be setting up for a bullish move. Traders may want to buy the stock or look to buy calls options. A.I.dvisor looked at 228 similar instances where the Aroon Indicator showed a similar pattern. In 135 of the 228 cases, the stock moved higher in the days that followed. This puts the odds of a move higher at 59%.

Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bullish Trend Analysis

The RSI Oscillator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where WU's RSI Oscillator exited the oversold zone, of 29 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Stochastic Oscillator suggests the stock price trend may be in a reversal from a downward trend to an upward trend. of 57 cases where WU's Stochastic Oscillator exited the oversold zone resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where WU advanced for three days, in of 311 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

WU may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.

Bearish Trend Analysis

The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on June 09, 2022. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on WU as a result. In of 106 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for WU turned negative on June 13, 2022. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 47 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 47 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where WU declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (17.422) is normal, around the industry mean (4.187). P/E Ratio (7.008) is within average values for comparable stocks, (79.920). WU's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.940) is very high in comparison to the industry average of (1.178). Dividend Yield (0.059) settles around the average of (0.043) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.281) is also within normal values, averaging (18.779).

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. WU’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. WU’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 80, placing this stock worse than average.

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published Earnings

WU is expected to report earnings to fall 19.94% to 40 cents per share on August 04

Western Union Company (The) WU Stock Earnings Reports
Q2'22
Est.
$0.41
Q1'22
Beat
by $0.08
Q4'21
Beat
by $0.12
Q3'21
Beat
by $0.05
Q2'21
Beat
by $0.01
The last earnings report on April 28 showed earnings per share of 50 cents, beating the estimate of 43 cents. With 928.16K shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 6.21B.
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WU is expected to pay dividends on June 30, 2022

Western Union Company (The) WU Stock Dividends
A dividend of $0.23 per share will be paid with a record date of June 30, 2022, and an ex-dividend date of June 15, 2022. The last dividend of $0.23 was paid on March 31. Read more...
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Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are VISA (NYSE:V), Mastercard (NYSE:MA), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP), PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL), Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF), Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), United Rentals (NYSE:URI), Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), SLM Corp (NASDAQ:SLM), Bread Financial Holdings (NYSE:BFH).

Industry description

A leasing company (e.g. United Rentals, Inc. ) is typically the legal owner of the asset for the duration of the lease, while the lessee has operating control over the asset while also having some share of the economic risks and returns from the change in the valuation of the underlying asset. Per capita disposable income and corporate earnings or cash flow could be some of the critical metrics for this business – the higher the values of these metrics, the potentially greater ability of consumers/businesses to afford apartments/office spaces for rent. Other finance companies include credit/debit card payment processing companies (e.g. Visa Inc. and Mastercard), private label credit cards providers (e.g. Synchrony Financial) and automobile finance companies (e.g. Credit Acceptance Corporation).

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Finance/Rental/Leasing Industry is 7.16B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 10.32K to 416.13B. V holds the highest valuation in this group at 416.13B. The lowest valued company is CAFI at 10.32K.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Finance/Rental/Leasing Industry was 1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -4%, and the average quarterly price growth was -11%. MTMT experienced the highest price growth at 25%, while BWMY experienced the biggest fall at -78%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Finance/Rental/Leasing Industry was -42%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was 11% and the average quarterly volume growth was 37%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 45
P/E Growth Rating: 66
Price Growth Rating: 56
SMR Rating: 54
Profit Risk Rating: 80
Seasonality Score: -3 (-100 ... +100)
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General Information

a provider of money transfer services

Industry FinanceRentalLeasing

Profile
Fundamentals
Details
Industry
Finance Or Rental Or Leasing
Address
7001 East Belleview Avenue
Phone
+1 866 405-5012
Employees
10500
Web
https://www.westernunion.com

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Correlation & Price change

A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, WU has been loosely correlated with COF. These tickers have moved in lockstep 49% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if WU jumps, then COF could also see price increases.

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NAME
Correlation
To WU
1D Price
Change %
WU100%
+4.90%
COF - WU
49%
Loosely correlated
+5.71%
DFS - WU
49%
Loosely correlated
+5.37%
ALLY - WU
48%
Loosely correlated
+4.93%
V - WU
47%
Loosely correlated
+4.51%
MA - WU
47%
Loosely correlated
+4.33%
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