*Jupiter Asset Management LTD Continues to Hold Stake in Western Un Co (WU)

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.7. That’s change of 0.35, from 2018Q3’s 1.05. 44 investors sold all, 182 reduced holdings as WU ratio dived. 107 increased positions while 51 funds bought positions. Funds hold 428.95 million shares thus 5.59% less from 2018Q3’s 454.37 million shares. Gulf Natl Bank (Uk) Limited holds 0.04% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) or 113,062 shs. Kentucky Retirement System holds 0.04% or 19,261 shs in its capital. The Manitoba – Canada-based Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.05% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). First Limited Partnership stated it has 484,852 shs. Twin Tree Limited Partnership accumulated 92,176 shs. San Francisco Sentry Inv Group (Ca) reported 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Los Angeles Management & Equity Research reported 0.04% of its capital in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Swiss National Bank & Trust accumulated 0.03% or 1.45 million shs. Fort Washington Invest Advisors Oh invested in 0.02% or 80,056 shs. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Corp invested in 239,700 shs. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 329,657 shs or 0.04% of the stock. Amalgamated Bancorp holds 58,297 shs. Meeder Asset Mgmt has invested 0.06% of its capital in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd reported 56,953 shs. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has invested 0.03% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU).

WU registered $1.14 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 6 insider sales since November 14, 2018. 8,504 shs were sold by HOLDEN BETSY D, worth $158,551 on Thursday, December 13. 8,504 shs were sold by MILES MICHAEL, worth $155,640 on Friday, December 14. The insider Tsai Caroline sold $45,164. Rhodes Sheri sold $41,369 worth of stock or 2,175 shs. MENDOZA ROBERTO G sold $339,381 worth of stock or 18,709 shs.

Based on the latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd rose its stake in Western Un Co (WU) by 10.39%. 1.22M shares were bought by Jupiter Asset Management Ltd as the company’s stock declined 3.29% while stock markets rallied. At the end of 2018Q4, the institutional investor held 13.00 million shares of the business services company, valued at $221.75 million, up from 11.78 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Western Un Co has $7.96B market cap. Ticker’s shares touched $18.26 during the last trading session after 0.41% change.The Western Union Company has volume of 3.18M shares. Since March 15, 2018 WU has declined 7.27% and is downtrending. WU underperformed the S&P 500 by 11.64%.

The Jupiter Asset Management Ltd’s stake in Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) was decreased by 355,500 shares to 715,000 shares valued at $73.97M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It manages about $2.85 billion US Long portfolio. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd has cut its stake in Johnson Ctls Intl Plc and also reduced its holding in Ryanair Hldgs Plc by 212,697 shares in the quarter, for a total of 27,975 shares.

Another two news for The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) were briefly released by: Streetinsider.com on February 28, 2019 with title “Western Union (WU) to Sell Speedpay to ACI Worldwide (ACIW) for $750M; Announces New $1B Buyback – StreetInsider.com”. The other Seekingalpha.com‘s article was titled “Partnership With Amazon Is A Growth Catalyst For Western Union – wu – Seeking Alpha” and released on February 25, 2019.

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) Ratings Coverage

In total 4 analysts cover The Western Union (NYSE:WU). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 1, while 3 are “Hold”. (NYSE:WU) has 0 bullish analysts. 4 are the (NYSE:WU)’s ratings reports on 15 Mar 2019 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, February 28 the company was maintained by Mizuho. On Tuesday, November 6 the firm has “Market Perform” rating given by Wells Fargo.

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