Shares of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.20 points or -0.57% at $34.74 with 2.99 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $34.99, the shares hit an intraday low of $34.43 and an intraday high of $35.34 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $20.20 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 576.12 million shares.
Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT), a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc.announced a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable October 14, 2016, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2016.
Shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.01 points or -0.05% at $20.49 with 5.41 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $20.40, the shares hit an intraday low of $20.30 and an intraday high of $20.59 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $10.11 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 487.73 million shares.
The Western Union Company (WU) on September 13, 2016 announced the appointment of Bill Chandler as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer. Chandler served in a similar role over the past decade at Gap Inc., the global retail and digital consumer business.
Chandler started earlier this month and reports to Elizabeth G. Chambers, the Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Product Officer, who is responsible for the company’s strategy, product, marketing and communications.
“Bill is an accomplished strategic communicator who brings a wealth of experience to Western Union from a variety of industries and sectors,” said Chambers. “He’ll play an integral role in helping us build our brand, sharing our long and growing track record of product and channel innovation in the cross-border payments space.”
In this role, Chandler leads the global communications organization and serves as the key media spokesperson for the company.
“Western Union stands in a unique place in the marketplace – serving consumers and businesses in more than 200 countries,” Chandler said. “With the execution of our digital strategy and focus on our core business, it’s an exciting time to join a truly purpose-driven company, and help raise the visibility and standing of the brand worldwide.”