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413. Western Union
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Rank: 413 (Previous rank: 451)
CEO: Christina A. Gold
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 5,083.6 -3.8
Profits 848.8 -7.6
Assets 7,353.4
Stockholders' equity 353.5
Market value (3/26/2010) 11,641.2
Profits as % of  
Revenues 16.7
Assets 11.5
Stockholders' equity 240.1
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 1.21
% change from 2008 -2.4
1999-2009 annual growth rate % N.A.
Total return to investors %
2009 31.9
1999-2009 annual rate N.A.
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 First Data 250 9,313.8
2 Visa 326 6,911.0
3 SunGard Data Systems 380 5,508.0
4 MasterCard 411 5,098.7
5 Western Union 413 5,083.6
6 Fiserv 491 4,224.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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12500 E.Belford Ave.
Englewood, CO 80112
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