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western union co (W3U) Details

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 offers 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 provides various products, which give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, including Speedpay, Pago Fácil, Western Union Payments, and Equity Accelerator. 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, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises and other organizations, as well as for individuals. This segment provides its services through the phone, partner channels, and the Internet. As of December 31, 2013, the company had a network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in approximately 200 countries and territories. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 2006

western union co (W3U) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $405.0K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

western union co (W3U) Key Developments

The Western Union Company Appoints Robert W. Selander to the Board of Directors, Effective July 17, 2014

The Western Union Company announced that Robert W. Selander has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective July 17, 2014, to serve until the next annual election of Directors in 2015. Mr. Selander will serve on the Compensation and Benefits and Compliance Committees of the Board. Mr. Selander served as Executive Vice Chairman of MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International from July 2010 until December 2010.

The Western Union Company Appoints Rajesh K. Agrawal as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Effective as of July 15, 2014

The Western Union Company announced that Rajesh K. Agrawal, currently Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer of the company, has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective as of July 15, 2014. Mr. Agrawal, age 49, joined the Company in 2006. Mr. Agrawal has served as the company's Executive Vice President (from November 2011) and Interim Chief Financial Officer (from January 2014).

The Western Union Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on September 30, 2014

The Western Union Company announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on September 30, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2014.


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Price/Sales 1.7x
Price/Book 8.8x
Price/Cash Flow 12.0x
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