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Western Union Co Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Western Union Co (WU) reported earnings for second quarter that decreased from last year.

The company's profit totaled $161.9 million, or $0.39 per share. This compares with $614.8 million, or $1.42 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Western Union Co reported adjusted earnings of $168.0 million or $0.41 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.35 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter fell 17.2% to $1.11 billion from $1.34 billion last year.

Western Union Co earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $168.0 Mln. vs. $194.8 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $0.41 vs. $0.45 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.35
-Revenue (Q2): $1.11 Bln vs. $1.34 Bln last year.

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