The Western Union Company (WU) EPS Estimated At $0.42; Last Week ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (ANFGY) Analysts

April 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Analysts expect The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) to report $0.42 EPS on May, 1 after the close.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 20.00% from last quarter’s $0.35 EPS. WU’s profit would be $193.45M giving it 11.39 P/E if the $0.42 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, The Western Union Company’s analysts see 2.44% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.38% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $19.14. About 4.94 million shares traded. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has declined 5.69% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.24% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Antofagasta plc (OTCMKTS:ANFGY), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Antofagasta plc had 9 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 30 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by JP Morgan. The stock of ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (OTCMKTS:ANFGY) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Credit Suisse. The stock of ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (OTCMKTS:ANFGY) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (OTCMKTS:ANFGY) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Bank of America. The stock of ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (OTCMKTS:ANFGY) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 14. On Monday, January 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 6 by BNP Paribas. The stock has “Hold” rating by HSBC on Tuesday, January 17. See ANTOFAGASTA SPON ADR REP 2 ORD (OTCMKTS:ANFGY) latest ratings:

The stock decreased 2.06% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $12.93. It is down 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), 2 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. The Western Union Company had 37 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, October 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, November 2. Susquehanna downgraded the stock to “Negative” rating in Monday, September 19 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 16. The rating was reinitiated by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, December 14 with “Sell”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight” on Thursday, August 4. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Friday, July 31 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Monday, January 8. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 20 by Compass Point.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.44 million activity. 15,600 The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) shares with value of $343,044 were sold by Schenkel Amintore. 50,813 shares valued at $1.09 million were sold by Farah Jean Claude on Monday, January 8.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.82 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.19, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold The Western Union Company shares while 166 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 147 raised stakes. 463.88 million shares or 1.01% more from 459.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gotham Asset Lc holds 0.1% or 360,406 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Glenmede Trust Company Na has 0% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Visionary Asset Management Incorporated owns 0.86% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 161,936 shares. Parametrica Mgmt Limited has invested 0.14% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). 38,400 were reported by Lvm Capital Limited Mi. Ironwood Counsel Llc holds 2.34% or 333,251 shares. Moreover, Caprock Gp has 0.15% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Raymond James Na owns 47,399 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Ngam Lp owns 273,559 shares. Aviva Plc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Polaris Capital Mngmt Llc reported 925,750 shares. Auxier Asset Mgmt, Oregon-based fund reported 75,721 shares. First Mercantile accumulated 44,660 shares. Vanguard accumulated 51.12 million shares. Toth Financial Advisory invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU).

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