NEW YORK, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com today scans the performances of these Credit Services firms: The Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU), American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP), SLM Corp. (NASDAQ: SLM), and Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA). These stocks belong to the Financials sector, which ended slightly lower in afternoon trade on Tuesday, March 07th, 2017, with the NYSE Financials Sector Index declining about 0.1%, while Financials companies in the S&P 500 Index also were falling about 0.1%. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Englewood, Colorado headquartered The Western Union Co.'s shares closed Tuesday's trading session flat at $19.90. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.74 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 1.55% below their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Western Union, which provides money movement and payment services worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 43.44.
On March 06th, 2017, Western Union announced that following a highly successful six month pilot, it is formally launching Western Union® cross-border money transfer services with retailer and financial services provider John Lewis. Western Union continues to grow its retail agent network in the UK by collaborating with diverse retailers from upmarket department stores to specialty and convenience stores, to enhance convenience and offer cross-border money transfer services to the broadest group of consumers. See our free and comprehensive research report on WU at:
On Tuesday, shares in New York headquartered American Express Co. recorded a trading volume of 4.43 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 4.13 million shares. The stock climbed 0.10%, ending the day at $79.58. The Company's shares have advanced 1.97% in the past month, 11.22% in the previous three months, and 7.88% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.83% and 16.70%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of American Express, which together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide, have an RSI of 55.32.
On March 02nd, 2017, American Express announced a new generation of benefits for its iconic Platinum Card. The Company stated that starting on March 30th, 2017 consumers with The Platinum Card® will receive exclusive access in the Uber app to a new Uber Rides with Platinum benefit, which provides up to $200 annually in Uber credits for US rides and automatic VIP status where available. Platinum Card Members will also receive 5X Membership Rewards points on eligible hotels booked on amextravel.com. AXP free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Newark, Delaware headquartered SLM Corp.'s stock finished the day 0.68% lower at $11.68 with a total trading volume of 1.97 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 12.42% in the previous three months and 5.99% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 35.27%. Additionally, shares of SLM, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a saving, planning, and paying for education company in the US, have an RSI of 41.71.
On February 23rd, 2017, Sallie Mae announced Q1 2017 dividend on its Preferred Stock Series B of $0.6675975 per share. The Preferred Stock Series B dividend will be paid on March 15th 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 05th, 2017. Additionally, the Company announced Q2 2017 dividend on its Preferred Stock Series A of $0.87125 per share. The Preferred Stock Series A dividend will be paid on May 01st, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on April 17th, 2017. Sign up for your complimentary report on SLM at:
Shares in Purchase, New York headquartered Mastercard Inc. ended yesterday's session 0.36% lower at $110.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.47 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.11% in the last one month, 9.98% over the previous three months, and 7.69% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.75% and 10.33% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Mastercard, which provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 58.93.
On February 15th, 2017, research firm Loop Capital initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $119 per share.
On March 01st, 2017, Mastercard and Unilever announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on a range of joint initiatives aimed at empowering small and micro businesses in emerging markets. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to unlock economic growth and further advance specific Sustainable Development Goals such as poverty reduction and sustainable cities and communities. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on MA at:
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