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Western Union Co Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for WU

Based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Western Union Co.
Min Forecast
$14.00-0.14%
Avg Forecast
$18.50+31.95%
Max Forecast
$23.00+64.05%

Should I buy or sell WU stock?

Based on 8 analysts offering ratings for Western Union Co.
Sell
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
4 analysts 50%
Sell
2 analysts 25%
Strong Sell
2 analysts 25%

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WU stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Goldman Sachs
Bottom 7%
7
Strong SellMaintains$15.50+10.56%2022-08-08
Morgan Stanley
Top 12%
89
Strong SellMaintains$14.00-0.14%2022-08-04
UBS
Bottom 6%
6
HoldMaintains$18.00+28.39%2022-08-04
Citigroup
Bottom 36%
36
HoldDowngrades$20.00+42.65%2022-04-29
Anonymous
Citigroup
Strong BuyMaintains$24.00+71.18%2022-01-26
Bank of America
Bottom 6%
6
SellDowngrades$20.00+42.65%2022-01-06
Credit Suisse
Bottom 19%
19
SellMaintains$19.00+35.52%2021-11-03
RBC Capital
Bottom 3%
3
HoldMaintains$23.00+64.05%2021-11-03
BTIG
Top 14%
87
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2021-10-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is WU forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
172.1%
Industry
98.55%
Market
108.79%
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Forecast return on assets

Is WU forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
8.78%
Industry
21.59%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

WU earnings per share forecast

What is WU's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$1.80-19.64%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$1.84-17.86%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$2.00-10.71%
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WU revenue forecast

What is WU's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$4.5B-8.06%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.4B-9.87%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.5B-8.34%
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WU earnings growth forecast

How is WU forecast to perform vs Credit Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
-8.51%
Industry
13.44%
Market
18.27%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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WU revenue growth forecast

How is WU forecast to perform vs Credit Services companies and vs the US market?
Company
-4.49%
Industry
9.96%
Market
8.22%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

WU vs Credit Service Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
WU$14.02$18.50+31.95%Sell
SOFI$5.31$12.85+141.92%Buy
CACC$462.28$435.50-5.79%Sell
FINV$4.28$5.68+32.71%Strong Buy
ORCC$11.49$14.50+26.20%Hold

Western Union Co Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Western Union Co Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 8 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WU) stock is to Sell WU stock.

Out of 8 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending WU as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WU as a Buy, 4 (50%) are recommending WU as a Hold, 2 (25%) are recommending WU as a Sell, and 2 (25%) are recommending WU as a Strong Sell.

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What is WU's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WU) Western Union Co's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -8.51% is not forecast to beat the US Credit Services industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 13.44%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.27%.

Western Union Co's earnings in 2022 is $888,800,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast WU's earnings for 2022 to be $694,357,886, with the lowest WU earnings forecast at $675,070,167, and the highest WU earnings forecast at $705,930,517. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast WU's earnings for 2023 to be $709,788,061, with the lowest WU earnings forecast at $694,357,886, and the highest WU earnings forecast at $721,360,692.

In 2024, WU is forecast to generate $771,508,762 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $763,793,674 and the highest earnings forecast at $779,223,850.

What is WU's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WU) Western Union Co's forecast annual revenue growth rate of -4.49% is not forecast to beat the US Credit Services industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.96%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.22%.

Western Union Co's revenue in 2022 is $4,865,100,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast WU's revenue for 2022 to be $1,725,494,004,879, with the lowest WU revenue forecast at $1,705,150,090,334, and the highest WU revenue forecast at $1,772,957,609,672. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast WU's revenue for 2023 to be $1,691,564,592,544, with the lowest WU revenue forecast at $1,609,089,534,378, and the highest WU revenue forecast at $1,760,116,232,083.

In 2024, WU is forecast to generate $1,720,250,445,579 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,647,306,220,903 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,790,251,364,327.

What is WU's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WU) forecast ROA is 8.78%, which is lower than the forecast US Credit Services industry average of 21.59%.

What is WU's Price Target?

According to 7 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WU price target, the average WU price target is $18.50, with the highest WU stock price forecast at $23.00 and the lowest WU stock price forecast at $14.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Western Union Co's share price could reach $18.50 by Aug 8, 2023. The average Western Union Co stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 31.95% from the current WU share price of $14.02.

What is WU's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WU) Western Union Co's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.24. On average, analysts forecast that WU's EPS will be $1.80 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $1.75, and the highest EPS forecast at $1.83. On average, analysts forecast that WU's EPS will be $1.84 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $1.80, and the highest EPS forecast at $1.87. In 2024, WU's EPS is forecast to hit $2.00 (min: $1.98, max: $2.02).

What is WU's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WU) forecast ROE is 172.1%, which is considered strong.
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