Stocks Buzz: The Western Union Company (WU), Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

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The Western Union Company (WU)

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. It offers cash money transfer services, walk-in and telephone money transfer, online money transfer, account based money transfer, direct to bank, and mobile money transfer services, payment and foreign exchange solutions, principally cross-border and cross-currency transactions. The Western Union Company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

The Western Union Company (WU)‘s Financial Overview

The Western Union Company (WU) surged 1.75% yesterday to close its trading session at $19.22. The company has 1 year Price Target of $20.69. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 5.86 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $8.99 Billion.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -2.76 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of -1.66 percent. The Western Union Company has P/S value of 1.63. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -5.9 percent, Return on Equity of -136.8 percent and Return on Investment of 15.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 39.3 percent and 8.6 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 3.1 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Western Union Co have a median target of 20.50, with a high estimate of 28.00 and a low estimate of 16.00. The median estimate represents a +6.66% increase from the last price of 19.22.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks and film and TV entertainment, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide on a multi-platform basis. Time Warner’s premier brands and franchises, along with its industry-leading scale; attract the best talent in media and entertainment, who work with their people to create the highest-quality content. Time Warner is committed to having a set of strong corporate governance practices that allocate rights and responsibilities among the company’s stockholders, Board of Directors and management in a manner that enhances shareholder value.

Time Warner Inc. (TWX)‘s Financial Outlook

The 21 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Time Warner Inc have a median target of 105.00, with a high estimate of 114.00 and a low estimate of 90.00. The median estimate represents a +11.46% increase from the last price of 94.20.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Time Warner Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.13. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged0% and closed its last trading session at $94.2. The company has the market capitalization of $74.8 Billion. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 5.85 Million shares. The company has a total of 794.09 Million shares outstanding.

The company has YTD performance of 2.98 percent. Beta for Time Warner Inc. stands at 0.88 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.26. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.45%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.28%.

Time Warner Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.71%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.86%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 7.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 19.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.2% with Gross margin of 43.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 25.3% and 16.7% respectively.

 

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