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Western Union
Western Union
Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
PayPal
PayPal
PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.
Mastercard
Mastercard
Mastercard is a multinational financial services corporation that provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services.
Visa
Visa
Visa is a multinational financial services company that facilitates electronic payment systems throughout the world.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1851
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
1966
Founding Date
1958
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Denver, US HQ
Adelaide, AU
Brisbane City, AU
Melbourne, AU
Perth, AU
Sydney, AU
Wien, AT
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Sydney, AU
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Paris, FR
Berlin, DE
Hong Kong, HK
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Locations
Purchase, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Melbourne, AU
St Leonards, AU
Wien, AT
Baku, AZ
Manama, BH
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Locations
Foster City, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Melbourne, AU
Sydney, AU
Vienna, AT
Dhaka, BD
São Paulo, BR
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Employees
Employees
11,5004% decrease
Employees
26,50014% increase
Employees
21,00013% increase
Employees
20,5005% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
8.5 b
Valuation ($)
324.7 b
Valuation ($)
340 b
Valuation ($)
484.2 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
626.1 k
Twitter followers
773.1 k
Twitter followers
484.9 k
Twitter followers
392.6 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
696
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
4
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
43
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
79
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
80.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
16.8
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
20.55%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
97.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2598
Alexa Website Rank
94
Alexa Website Rank
43108
Alexa Website Rank
9955
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$4.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$21.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$15.3b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$21.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$2.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$11.5b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$727m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$1.8b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$10b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$21.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
Net income
$744.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
$4.2b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$6.4b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$10.9b (FY, 2020)

Operating

Countries
Countries
50 (FY, 2018)
Countries
N/A
Countries
210 (FY, 2020)
Countries
200 (FY, 2020)
Currencies
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
100 (Q1, 2021)
Currencies
150 (FY, 2020)
Currencies
N/A
Transactions
Transactions
73 m (Q3, 2019)
Transactions
4.7 b (Q2, 2021)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
207 b (FY, 2020)
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PayPal
HQ
San Jose, US
Employees
26,500↑ 14% increase

PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.

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Mastercard
HQ
Purchase, US
Employees
21,000↑ 13% increase

Mastercard is a multinational financial services corporation that provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services.

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Visa
HQ
Foster City, US
Employees
20,500↑ 5% increase

Visa is a multinational financial services company that facilitates electronic payment systems throughout the world.

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