TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) insider James M. Peck sold 18,342 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.60, for a total value of $1,056,499.20. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 257,627 shares in the company, valued at $14,839,315.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded up $0.55 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $59.20. 1,700,013 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,418,074. The firm has a market capitalization of $10,713.06, a P/E ratio of 25.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.78 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a current ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. TransUnion has a fifty-two week low of $36.95 and a fifty-two week high of $61.42.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The business services provider reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $506.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $487.83 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 22.81% and a return on equity of 20.73%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 16.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.44 earnings per share. research analysts expect that TransUnion will post 2.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price objective (up from $59.00) on shares of TransUnion in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Morgan Stanley set a $57.00 target price on shares of TransUnion and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their target price on shares of TransUnion to $67.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 16th. Finally, Atlantic Securities raised shares of TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $58.64.
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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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