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THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY, a mid-cap value company in the finance sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The price-to-earnings multiple is lower than average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for WU. Positive

Con

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like WU

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: D

The most recent quarterly earnings report was slightly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Neutral/Negative

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for WU. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like WU

VALUATION
Grade: A

The price-to-earnings multiple is lower than average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is about the same as the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like WU

The ratio of WU's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for WU was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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