Experian (LON:EXPN) Stock Price Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $2,291.64

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Experian plc (LON:EXPN)’s stock price crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $2,291.64 and traded as high as $2,503.00. Experian shares last traded at $2,481.00, with a volume of 2,509,410 shares.

EXPN has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Barclays raised their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,500 ($32.67) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 17th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Tuesday, July 16th. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of Experian to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,250 ($29.40) to GBX 2,360 ($30.84) in a research note on Tuesday, June 18th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,750 ($35.93) target price (up previously from GBX 2,400 ($31.36)) on shares of Experian in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Monday, July 15th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Experian presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,221.11 ($29.02).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 139.09, a current ratio of 0.44 and a quick ratio of 0.43. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 2,504.08 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 2,293.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.59 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.64.

In related news, insider Don Robert sold 550,000 shares of Experian stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,423 ($31.66), for a total value of £13,326,500 ($17,413,432.64).

Experian Company Profile (LON:EXPN)

Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information services company. The company offers credit services, such as holding, protecting, and managing data that help businesses and organizations to lend, as well as prevent frauds. Its credit services also holds information of people and businesses that have repaid credit in the past; and provides credit reports used by various businesses, such as banks, automotive dealers, healthcare providers, and retailers.

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