Technical Analysis for WU - Western Union Company (The)

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
A 26.22 0.65% 0.17
WU closed down 0.65 percent on Thursday, April 22, 2021, on 74 percent of normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.
Earnings due: May 3
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Up Up
Historical WU trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New 52 Week High Strength 0.65%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.65%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.65%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.65%
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.00%
New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
Spinning Top Other 0.96%
Older End-of-Day Signals for WU ...

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Alert Time
Down 1% about 20 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 20 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 23 hours ago
New 52 Week High about 23 hours ago
Upper Bollinger Band Resistance about 23 hours ago
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Western Union Company (The) Description

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. This segment provides various options for sending and receiving funds, including walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, account based money transfer, direct to bank, and mobile money transfer services through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. The Consumer-to-Business segment provides options to make one-time or recurring payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies, and other businesses. It also offers various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Western Union Payments, Speedpay, Equity Accelerator, and Pago Fácil. This segment offers its services primarily through the phone and the Internet, as well as through its agent networks and select company-owned locations. The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment offers its services through the phone, partner channels, and via the Internet. As of December 31, 2012, the company had a network of 510,000 agent locations. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.


Sector: Financial Services
Industry: Credit Services
Keywords: Bank Currency E-Commerce Payment Systems Financial Technology Payment Services Business Solutions Transfer Services Mobile Payment E Business Solutions Auto Finance Money Transfer Services Foreign Exchange Companies Agent Network Alternative Payments Money Transmitter Mortgage Servicer Western Union

Is WU a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 26.335
52 Week Low 17.555
Average Volume 4,124,480
200-Day Moving Average 22.87
50-Day Moving Average 24.64
20-Day Moving Average 25.37
10-Day Moving Average 25.73
Average True Range 0.45
ADX 29.63
+DI 29.28
-DI 11.63
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 25.00
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 25.57
Upper Bollinger Band 26.33
Lower Bollinger Band 24.41
Percent B (%b) 0.86
BandWidth 7.58
MACD Line 0.44
MACD Signal Line 0.38
MACD Histogram 0.0535
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 10.71 Billion
Num Shares 411 Million
EPS 1.69
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 15.40
Price-to-Sales 1.94
Price-to-Book 138.47
PEG Ratio 0.95
Dividend 0.90
Dividend Yield 3.45%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 26.64
Resistance 3 (R3) 26.67 26.50 26.54
Resistance 2 (R2) 26.50 26.35 26.49 26.51
Resistance 1 (R1) 26.28 26.26 26.19 26.25 26.48
Pivot Point 26.11 26.11 26.07 26.09 26.11
Support 1 (S1) 25.88 25.96 25.80 25.85 25.62
Support 2 (S2) 25.71 25.86 25.70 25.59
Support 3 (S3) 25.49 25.71 25.56
Support 4 (S4) 25.46