Western Union Company (WU)
The Western Union Company (Western Union), incorporated on February 17, 2006, is a provider of money movement and payment services. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer-to-Consumer and Business Solutions. Western Union's Consumer-to-Consumer segment is engaged in individual money transfers from one consumer to another. Western Union's Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions, for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals.
The Company's Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents. The Company's multi-currency, real-time money transfer service is viewed by the Company as one interconnected network where a money transfer can be sent from one location to another, around the world. The Company's money transfer services are available for international cross-border transfers, which is the transfer of funds from one country to another and in certain countries intra-country transfers that is, money transfers from one location to another in the same country. This segment also includes money transfer transactions that can be initiated through Websites and mobile devices. The Company offers money transfer services with various options for sending funds, through both its walk-in and online money transfer channels. It offers Walk-in money transfer and online money transfer. The Company provides its third-party agents with access to its multi-currency, real-time money transfer processing systems used to originate and pay money transfers. The Company's systems and processes enable its agents to pay money transfers in approximately 130 currencies across the world. The Company's marketing strategy includes its consumer programs, such as My WUSM and Gold Card, which are available in many countries and territories. These programs offer consumers service at the point-of-sale.
Business Solutions Segment
The Company's Business Solutions payment transactions are conducted through various channels, including the phone and via the Internet. The Company’s Business Solutions facilitate payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transactions, for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations and individuals. The majority of Business Solutions' business relates to exchanges of currency at spot rates, which enable customers to make cross-currency payments. For certain industries such as educational institutions, financial institutions, and law firms, it provides tailored payment solutions. In addition, in certain countries, it writes foreign currency forward and option contracts for customers to facilitate future payments, which usually generate higher revenue per transaction than spot payments. Its Internet services are marketed through its own Websites, as well as, from time to time, co-branding arrangements with Website partners.
52 Week High5.25%03 September 2019
52 Week Low3.57%13 September 2019
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|14 Mar 2012||30 Mar 2012||2012||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||10c|
|13 Jun 2012||29 Jun 2012||2012||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||10c|
|20 Sep 2012||08 Oct 2012||2012||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||10c|
|13 Dec 2012||31 Dec 2012||2012||Final||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|13 Mar 2013||29 Mar 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|12 Jun 2013||28 Jun 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||13c|
|12 Sep 2013||30 Sep 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|13 Dec 2013||31 Dec 2013||2013||Final||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|13 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||2014||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|12 Jun 2014||30 Jun 2014||2014||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|11 Sep 2014||30 Sep 2014||2014||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|12 Dec 2014||31 Dec 2014||2014||Final||Quarterly||Paid||12.5c|
|13 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||2015||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||15.5c|
|12 Jun 2015||30 Jun 2015||2015||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||15.5c|
|14 Sep 2015||30 Sep 2015||2015||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||15.5c|
|15 Dec 2015||31 Dec 2015||2015||Final||Quarterly||Paid||15.5c|
|15 Mar 2016||31 Mar 2016||2016||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||16c|
|14 Jun 2016||30 Jun 2016||2016||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||16c|
|14 Sep 2016||30 Sep 2016||2016||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||16c|
|15 Dec 2016||30 Dec 2016||2016||Final||Quarterly||Paid||16c|
|15 Mar 2017||31 Mar 2017||2017||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||17.5c|
|14 Jun 2017||30 Jun 2017||2017||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||17.5c|
|14 Sep 2017||29 Sep 2017||2017||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||17.5c|
|15 Dec 2017||29 Dec 2017||2017||Final||Quarterly||Paid||17.5c|
|15 Mar 2018||30 Mar 2018||2018||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||19c|
|14 Jun 2018||29 Jun 2018||2018||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||19c|
|13 Sep 2018||28 Sep 2018||2018||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||19c|
|14 Dec 2018||31 Dec 2018||2018||Final||Quarterly||Paid||19c|
|14 Mar 2019||29 Mar 2019||2019||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||20c|
|13 Jun 2019||28 Jun 2019||2019||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||20c|
|13 Sep 2019||30 Sep 2019||2019||Interim||Quarterly||Declared||20c|
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