Looking at top Wall Street opinions, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) has recently made its way into the research list of Keefe Bruyette – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was Mkt Perform in the eyes of Keefe Bruyette, as reported on Friday, December 7th, 2018. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Wells Fargo on Tuesday November 6th, 2018, with this firm downgrading WU to an updated rating of Market Perform from its previous rating of Outperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of The Western Union Company (WU) have moved by -5.06% and -0.98%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to The Western Union Company (WU) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 2.71% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 20 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Hold rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 5 have given an underperform rating, 2 has given a sell rating, and 2 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 20 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $19.35. Moreover, individual price targets range between $16.50-$24.00. With its recent move to $19.50, we can see that these firms project this stock will loss by -10.70% in one year.
Updates from The Western Union Company (WU) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.60% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A EVP & CFO at The Western Union Company (WU) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Feb 01. Similarly, MILES MICHAEL sold 8,504 shares of the organization’s stock at $18.30 apiece and racked up $155,640 in earnings from the sale. Now, MILES MICHAEL holds 119,511 shares of the company following the exchange. A Director of the organization named MENDOZA ROBERTO G, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Dec 14 that managed to be worth $339,381 from the sale of 18,709 common shares at a price of $18.14 per individual share.
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for The Western Union Company will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.49. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $1,436.86 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $1,401.60 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.49. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $1,387.80 million with $0.52 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $1,411.10 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.46.
Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) experienced a gain of 2.54% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $130.00 per share, as observed on March 14th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 3,816,418 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 4.64M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $121.73.
Pricing Indications for Twilio Inc. (TWLO)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $131.36, bringing the per-share value 2.54% high its 52-week high and about 0.44% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 108.81 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is 57.94% higher than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 10 have a Buy rating, 8 have an outperform rating, while 2 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 1.70 , based on information from Thomson Reuters.
TWLO Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 82.70 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 20.38% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $110.00-$150.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 15.89B. After the trading day started off at the price of $130.00, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $126.4124 and nearly peaked at $131.36 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $126.78. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 70.32.
Twilio Inc. (NYSE:TWLO) Analyst Points of Focus
Twilio Inc. (TWLO) has found itself inside of Guggenheim’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Initiated to Buy, by Guggenheim, as garnered from a news report on Tuesday March 12th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Monness Crespi & Hardt’s on Wednesday February 13th, 2019. The brokerage decided to reiterated TWLO to Buy.