Western Union Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:WU)

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$21.14 $0.06 (0.28%) WU stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

View the Western Union stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for WU stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

The Western Union Company Stock Rating 2.4/5

We at Amigobulls use various financial measures including profit margins, revenue growth and dividends for WU stock analysis. Western Union valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Western Union stock rating is our opinion about the business fundamentals of the company.

Should you buy WU stock?

  • WU stock is trading at an earnings multiple of 11.2 which is better than the sector average of 23.5.

Should you sell WU stock?

  • Long term revenue growth of 0.1 over the past 5 years has been disappointing.
  • Western Union posted an average Net loss of -9% in the last twelve months.
  • Cash flow from operations is low at 0.6213 times the net income.
  • Western Union has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -23.1.
  • Western Union has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -201.5, indicating the company is not profitable.

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Amigobulls Western Union stock analysis helps in evaluating the financial statements of a company to arrive at a conclusion about the fair value of WU stock. Fundamental analysis of a company is the most often used approach to find the intrinsic value of a stock.

While doing a study of the company financials, Western Union revenue growth and profit or net income are two main metrics which help in identifying whether WU stock is overvalued or undervalued. Along with fundamentals, investors can utilize technical analysis to get a better idea about the price trend of Western Union stock.