BidaskScore Reports Primerica (PRI) Upgrade; The Western Union Company (WU) Covered By 1 Bulls

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Primerica (NYSE:PRI) was upped by BidaskScore to a “Buy” rating in a a note revealed to investors on Tuesday morning.

Among 9 analysts covering The Western Union (NYSE:WU), 1 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. The Western Union has $2800 highest and $18.5 lowest target. $23.60’s average target is -11.84% below currents $26.77 stock price. The Western Union had 16 analyst reports since September 25, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 14 by Citigroup. BTIG Research maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) rating on Wednesday, September 25. BTIG Research has “Buy” rating and $2800 target. Wolfe Research maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, November 1 report. Deutsche Bank maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) on Friday, November 1 with “Hold” rating. Northland Capital maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) on Friday, November 1 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, November 1 with “Sell”. BTIG Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28 target in Friday, November 1 report. Barclays Capital maintained The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) rating on Monday, September 30. Barclays Capital has “Underweight” rating and $1900 target. The company was maintained on Monday, November 4 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 4 by Guggenheim. See The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) latest ratings:

12/11/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Buy Downgrade
12/11/2019 Broker: Guggenheim Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
04/11/2019 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $28 Maintain
04/11/2019 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $23 Maintain
04/11/2019 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold Old Target: $21.0000 New Target: $26.0000 Maintain
01/11/2019 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell New Target: $20.5 Maintain
01/11/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Sell New Target: $20 Maintain
01/11/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $25 Maintain
01/11/2019 Broker: Wolfe Research Rating: Sell New Target: $24 Maintain
01/11/2019 Broker: BTIG Research Rating: Buy New Target: $28 Maintain

More notable recent The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Jan Siegmund Appointed to Western Union Board of Directors – Business Wire” on December 04, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Western Union selects AWS as preferred cloud – Seeking Alpha” published on November 19, 2019, Businesswire.com published: “Western Union Announces Total Consideration for its Any and All Cash Tender Offer for 5.253% Notes Due 2020 – Business Wire” on November 22, 2019. More interesting news about The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Western Union Announces Cash Tender Offer for 5.253% Notes Due 2020 – Business Wire” published on November 18, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Is Comerica Incorporated (CMA) A Good Stock To Buy ? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: December 04, 2019.

The stock increased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $26.77. About 3.68 million shares traded. The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has risen 4.43% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.43% the S&P500. Some Historical WU News: 01/05/2018 – WESTERN UNION 1Q REV. $1.4B, EST. $1.36B; 01/05/2018 – Western Union 1Q Rev $1.39B; 01/05/2018 – Western Union Sees 2018 Low to Mid-Single Digit Increase in GAAP, Constant Currency Revenue; 23/04/2018 – DJ Western Union Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WU); 01/05/2018 – Western Union Sees 2018 GAAP Effective Tax Rate of Approximately 14%, Adjusted Tax Rate of Approximately 15%; 21/03/2018 – Western Union rival TransferWise says it will record its second year of profit; 17/04/2018 – S&P REVISES WESTERN UNION CO. (THE) OUTLOOK TO ‘STABLE’ FROM ‘NEGATIVE’; RATING ‘BBB’; 17/04/2018 – S&PGR: Outlook Reflects Expectation Western Union Will Be Able to Manage Through Any Further Compliance Matters While Maintaining It Preeminent Market Position; 01/05/2018 – WESTERN UNION 1Q ADJ EPS 45C; 23/04/2018 – Western Union Extends Reach in the UK – Debenhams Now Offers Western Union Global Money Transfers

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.19, from 0.78 in 2019Q1. It improved, as 42 investors sold The Western Union Company shares while 167 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 445.04 million shares or 3.47% more from 430.12 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 0% or 7,774 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors Incorporated holds 0% or 22 shares in its portfolio. Polaris Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp invested in 2.06M shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) or 201,962 shares. Regions Fincl Corp reported 20,964 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). First Republic Invest Mngmt reported 0.01% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). 132,831 were accumulated by Leuthold Limited Liability Com. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 739,266 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 1.84 million shares in its portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Company has 6.13 million shares. Clarkston Prtnrs Limited Liability Co reported 11.26M shares. Raymond James & Associate accumulated 1.81M shares. Moreover, World Asset Inc has 0.03% invested in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) for 34,093 shares. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 850,437 shares.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.22 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. It has a 10.32 P/E ratio. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents.

More notable recent Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI): Should The Recent Earnings Drop Worry You? – Yahoo Finance” on November 24, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Primerica Inc (PRI) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool” published on November 07, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Friday – Benzinga” on November 29, 2019. More interesting news about Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Primerica Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results – Business Wire” published on November 06, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Is Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) A Smart Pick For Income Investors? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 10, 2019.

Analysts await Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $2.12 EPS, up 5.47% or $0.11 from last year’s $2.01 per share. PRI’s profit will be $89.93 million for 15.77 P/E if the $2.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.26 actual EPS reported by Primerica, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.19% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.33, from 1.17 in 2019Q1. It dived, as 8 investors sold Primerica, Inc. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 36.72 million shares or 2.19% less from 37.55 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Fiera Capital Corp accumulated 33,970 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.01% invested in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) for 12,500 shares. Moreover, Gemmer Asset Ltd has 0% invested in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) for 59 shares. Financial Architects stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Principal Fin Grp Inc invested 0.02% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Barclays Public Ltd Liability Corp reported 120,466 shares. Pitcairn Company reported 2,959 shares. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Gru Lc has invested 0.16% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Moreover, Citigroup Inc has 0% invested in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Blair William And Il reported 3,643 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Company holds 0% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) or 15,900 shares. Fifth Third Natl Bank holds 3,486 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Prospector Prtnrs Ltd reported 103,190 shares. Northeast Consultants reported 2,033 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 112,616 shares.

The stock increased 2.49% or $3.25 during the last trading session, reaching $133.73. About 103,984 shares traded. Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) has risen 7.43% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.43% the S&P500. Some Historical PRI News: 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA INC QTRLY SHR $1.46; 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Rev $459.9M; 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA 1Q REV. $459.9M, EST. $460.0M (2 EST.); 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Net $65.7M; 19/03/2018 Primerica Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 25/05/2018 – Officer/Dir Addison Jr Gifts 407 Of Primerica Inc; 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q EPS $1.46; 22/04/2018 – DJ Primerica Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PRI); 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Adj EPS $1.47; 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA 1Q OPER EPS $1.46, EST. $1.49

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