Technical Analysis for WU - Western Union Company (The)

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade D 23.37 0.60% 0.14
WU closed up 0.6 percent on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, on 54 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Its advance stalled at its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support / resistance line.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Flat Up Down
Historical WU trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
200 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
200 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.60%
Outside Day Range Expansion 0.60%
200 DMA Resistance Bearish -0.04%
MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish 0.43%
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.43%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.43%

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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.
Bank E-Commerce Payment Systems Financial Technology Payment Services Mobile Payment Auto Finance Foreign Exchange Companies Alternative Payments Money Transmitter 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 28.44
52 Week Low 17.39
Average Volume 5,848,436
200-Day Moving Average 23.41
50-Day Moving Average 22.45
20-Day Moving Average 23.04
10-Day Moving Average 23.58
Average True Range 0.73
ADX 14.97
+DI 21.06
-DI 22.53
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 22.93
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 23.32
Upper Bollinger Band 24.67
Lower Bollinger Band 21.40
Percent B (%b) 0.6
BandWidth 14.17
MACD Line 0.41
MACD Signal Line 0.47
MACD Histogram -0.0587
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 10.84 Billion
Num Shares 464 Million
EPS 0.39
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 59.92
Price-to-Sales 1.73
Price-to-Book 14.22
PEG Ratio 1.80
Dividend 0.70
Dividend Yield 3.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 23.90
Resistance 3 (R3) 23.89 23.71 23.81
Resistance 2 (R2) 23.71 23.58 23.71 23.78
Resistance 1 (R1) 23.54 23.49 23.63 23.55 23.75
Pivot Point 23.36 23.36 23.40 23.36 23.36
Support 1 (S1) 23.19 23.23 23.28 23.20 22.99
Support 2 (S2) 23.01 23.14 23.01 22.96
Support 3 (S3) 22.84 23.01 22.93
Support 4 (S4) 22.85