James M. Peck Sells 18,106 Shares of TransUnion (TRU) Stock

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) CEO James M. Peck sold 18,106 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.25, for a total transaction of $946,038.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 202,343 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,572,421.75. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) opened at $54.47 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $9,850.79, a P/E ratio of 31.96, a P/E/G ratio of 3.16 and a beta of 0.62. TransUnion has a 12 month low of $28.92 and a 12 month high of $55.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51, a quick ratio of 1.84 and a current ratio of 1.84.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $498.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $475.52 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 13.17% and a return on equity of 21.37%. TransUnion’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.

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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of TRU. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. grew its stake in TransUnion by 67.4% in the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 57,706 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,213,000 after buying an additional 23,232 shares in the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in TransUnion by 5.2% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 65,272 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,503,000 after buying an additional 3,250 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc grew its stake in TransUnion by 1,005.6% in the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 12,737 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $488,000 after buying an additional 11,585 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its stake in TransUnion by 25.3% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 697,416 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $26,745,000 after buying an additional 140,821 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in TransUnion by 20.4% in the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 311,633 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $11,951,000 after buying an additional 52,875 shares in the last quarter.

Several brokerages have commented on TRU. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $57.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $59.00 price objective (up previously from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of TransUnion from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, October 30th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. lifted their price objective on shares of TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price target on shares of TransUnion from $54.00 to $60.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. TransUnion has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.00.

TransUnion Company Profile

TransUnion is a risk and information solutions provider to businesses and consumers. The Company provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decision capabilities to businesses. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International and Consumer Interactive.

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