WEstern Union Company (WU) will begin ex-dividend trading on December 16, 2021. A cash dividend of $ 0.235 per share is expected to be paid on December 31, 2021. Shareholders who purchased WU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the payment of the dividend in cash. This is the 4th quarter for which WU pays the same dividend. At the current share price of $ 18.2, the dividend yield is 5.16%.
WU’s last sell off the previous trading day was $ 18.2, which is a -31.6% decline from the 52-week high of $ 26.61 and a 16% increase from the 52 week low of $ 15.69.
WU is part of the Miscellaneous segment, which includes companies such as Visa Inc. (V) and Mastercard Incorporated (MA). WU’s current earnings per share, an indicator of a company’s profitability, is $ 1.98. Zacks Investment Research reports that WU’s forecast earnings growth in 2021 is 10.96%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WU through an exchange traded fund [ETF]?
The following ETF (s) have WU in the top 10 holdings:
- ETF Columbia Sustainable US Equity Income (ESGS)
- EquityCompass Tactical Risk Manager (TERM) ETF
- IShares MSCI USA Size Factor ETF (SIZE).
The best performing ETF in this group is ESGS with an increase of 4.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percentage weight of WU at 1.4%.
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