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The Western Union Company (WU)

Equity · Currency in USD
Sector
Financial Services
Industry
Credit Services
ISIN
US9598021098
CUSIP
959802109

WUPrice Chart


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WUPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in The Western Union Company on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,361 for a total return of roughly 23.61%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


WU (The Western Union Company)
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WUReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-15.07%0.43%
6M-32.02%9.37%
YTD-22.96%22.33%
1Y-24.41%26.59%
5Y-1.61%15.74%
10Y3.25%14.46%

WUMonthly Returns Heatmap


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WUSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current The Western Union Company Sharpe ratio is -1.02. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


WU (The Western Union Company)
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WUDividends

The Western Union Company granted a 5.67% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Nov 27, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.93 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.93$0.90$0.80$0.76$0.70$0.64$0.62$0.50$0.50$0.43$0.31$0.25

Dividend yield

5.67%4.10%2.99%4.45%3.68%2.95%3.46%2.79%2.90%3.12%1.70%1.35%

WUDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


WU (The Western Union Company)
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WUWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the The Western Union Company. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the The Western Union Company is 43.78%, recorded on Nov 2, 2012. It took 583 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-43.78%Mar 1, 2011424Nov 2, 2012583Mar 2, 20151007
-37.83%Feb 11, 2020454Nov 26, 2021
-25.43%Jan 14, 2010118Jul 2, 2010143Jan 26, 2011261
-25.34%May 26, 2015165Jan 19, 2016160Sep 6, 2016325
-20.99%Jan 9, 2017494Dec 24, 2018134Jul 9, 2019628
-9.12%Sep 8, 201642Nov 4, 201621Dec 6, 201663
-7%Sep 13, 20198Sep 24, 201913Oct 11, 201921
-6.56%Nov 11, 201938Jan 6, 20209Jan 17, 202047
-4.81%Aug 5, 20198Aug 14, 20196Aug 22, 201914
-3.97%Apr 6, 20152Apr 7, 201512Apr 23, 201514

WUVolatility Chart

Current The Western Union Company volatility is 21.78%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


WU (The Western Union Company)
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