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5-Star Stocks That Just Got Smoked: Western Union

Brian D. Pacampara
November 8, 2012

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, money transfer giant Western Union (NYSE: WU  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Western Union and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Western Union facts


Headquarters (founded)

Englewood, Colo. (1851)

Market Cap

$7.5 billion


Data processing and outsourced services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$5.7 billion


CEO Hikmet Ersek (since 2010)
CFO Scott Scheirman (since 2006)