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WU Western Union PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for Western Union stock as of Jun 14, 2024 is 7.09. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $1.7 and the stock price of $12.06 per share. The current PE ratio is about the same compared to the last 4 quarters average.

WU PE ratio history

How has WU's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Western Union for the last ten years is 13.45. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 7.09 is 47% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, WU's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2017 quarter at 45.36, when the price was $19.05 and the EPS was $0.42. The lowest point was recorded in the Mar 2023 quarter, when it reached 5.55 with a price of $11.15 and an EPS of $2.01.


Western Union PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 280.07% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -34.96% in 2022

Year PE ratio Change
2023 7.05 20.31%
2022 5.86 -34.96%
2021 9.01 -25.66%
2020 12.12 11.81%
2019 10.84 20.04%
2018 9.03 N/A
2017 N/A N/A
2016 41.77 280.07%
2015 10.99 -1.79%
2014 11.19 -7.21%

WU average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WU for the past years

WU's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WU PE vs peers

What is WU's PE ratio compared to its peers

WU's PE ratio is below its peer stocks V and MA. Western Union's current PE ratio of 7.09 is less than the average of its peers, which is 20.9.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
WU Western Union CO 7.09 $4.08B
EBAY Ebay Inc 10.36 $26.38B
EEFT Euronet Worldwide Inc 17.94 $4.9B
GPN Global Payments Inc 18.68 $24.04B
WEX WEX Inc 27.25 $7.1B
V Visa Inc 30.28 $544.03B
MA Mastercard Inc 35.23 $413.33B
FIS Fidelity National Information Services Inc N/A $42.59B
GDOT Green Dot Corp N/A $481.02M

Frequently asked questions

What is Western Union's PE ratio?

WU stock has a price to earnings ratio of 7.09 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Western Union (WU)?

The average PE ratio for WU stock over the past 3 years is 7.67.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Western Union (WU)?

The average PE ratio for WU stock over the past 5 years is 8.95.

What is the highest PE ratio for WU?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 45.36 in the Jun 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WU compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of WU is 47% lower than the 10-year historical average.

Why is Western Union's PE ratio so low?

WU's PE ratio of 7.09 is considered low because the company's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings.

How is WU's PE ratio calculated (Western Union PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Western Union's share price is $12.06. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $1.7. Therefore, Western Union's price to earnings ratio for today is 7.09. PE RATIO(7.09) = STOCK PRICE($12.06) / TTM EPS($1.7)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.