TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) insider James M. Peck sold 215,381 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.80, for a total value of $11,802,878.80. Following the sale, the insider now owns 402,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $22,048,396.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded up $0.07 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $55.46. The stock had a trading volume of 1,945,560 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,450,817. The company has a market capitalization of $10,102.49, a P/E ratio of 32.78, a P/E/G ratio of 3.24 and a beta of 0.64. TransUnion has a 12 month low of $30.39 and a 12 month high of $56.58. The company has a current ratio of 1.84, a quick ratio of 1.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.06. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. The business had revenue of $498.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $475.52 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 138.6% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,009 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $174,000 after purchasing an additional 2,329 shares during the period. ETRADE Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of TransUnion during the third quarter worth $204,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 17.0% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,780 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $207,000 after purchasing an additional 694 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter worth $212,000. Finally, Alpine Global Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter worth $217,000.
A number of research firms have recently weighed in on TRU. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on TransUnion from $50.00 to $51.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Atlantic Securities upgraded TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, SunTrust Banks boosted their target price on TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $56.00.
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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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