Experian’s (EXPN) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

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Deutsche Bank restated their hold rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPN) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, Stock Target Advisor reports.

Several other brokerages have also recently weighed in on EXPN. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on Experian in a report on Wednesday, October 23rd. They set an outperform rating and a GBX 2,700 ($35.52) target price on the stock. UBS Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 2,850 ($37.49) price target (up previously from GBX 2,750 ($36.17)) on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday. Shore Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Thursday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an equal weight rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Monday, November 11th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,600 ($34.20) to GBX 2,500 ($32.89) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 4th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,415.56 ($31.78).

Shares of Experian stock traded down GBX 10 ($0.13) on Friday, hitting GBX 2,569 ($33.79). 1,356,560 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.33 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.19. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,529.68 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,479.73. Experian has a 1-year low of GBX 1,854 ($24.39) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,641 ($34.74). The company has a quick ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 188.52.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 2nd. Experian’s payout ratio is presently 0.46%.

Experian Company Profile

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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