TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

TRU has been the topic of several other reports. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up from $47.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. TheStreet upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $54.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $47.89.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) opened at 47.50 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $8.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.88 and a beta of 0.60. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $46.57 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.20. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $49.46.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 20.32%. The firm had revenue of $474.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $464.77 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that TransUnion will post $1.83 EPS for the current year.

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In other TransUnion news, Director Christopher Egan sold 201,753 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.60, for a total transaction of $9,199,936.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, major shareholder Goldman Sachs Group Inc sold 13,734,177 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.60, for a total transaction of $626,278,471.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 14,086,719 shares of company stock valued at $642,437,522. 2.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Aperio Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,220 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $529,000 after purchasing an additional 321 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 5,482 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $238,000 after purchasing an additional 404 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 17.0% during the 2nd 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. Teacher Retirement System of Texas increased its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 14.7% during the 1st quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 8,515 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $327,000 after purchasing an additional 1,094 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 12.5% during the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 10,690 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $463,000 after purchasing an additional 1,190 shares during the period.

About TransUnion

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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