TransUnion (TRU) is Caldera Capital LLC’s 5th Largest Position
Caldera Capital LLC lowered its position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 19.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 228,819 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 54,580 shares during the quarter. TransUnion accounts for 9.2% of Caldera Capital LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Caldera Capital LLC owned 0.13% of TransUnion worth $9,910,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in TransUnion by 1,433.7% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 769,615 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $29,514,000 after acquiring an additional 719,436 shares during the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board boosted its holdings in TransUnion by 141.8% in the second quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 25,408 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,100,000 after acquiring an additional 14,900 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in TransUnion by 25.5% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 8,273,610 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $317,293,000 after acquiring an additional 1,680,062 shares during the last quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in TransUnion in the second quarter valued at $41,015,000. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its holdings in TransUnion by 10.0% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 22,516,374 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $863,504,000 after acquiring an additional 2,041,422 shares during the last quarter.
In related news, insider James M. Peck sold 39,229 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.83, for a total value of $1,876,323.07. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 202,343 shares in the company, valued at $9,678,065.69. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 902 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.43, for a total transaction of $40,977.86. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 15,423 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $700,666.89. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 14,086,719 shares of company stock valued at $642,437,522 over the last quarter. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
A number of research analysts recently weighed in on TRU shares. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $48.00 target price (up previously from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a report on Friday, June 16th. TheStreet upgraded TransUnion from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a $47.00 price objective (up previously from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. TransUnion currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.11.
Shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) traded down 3.41% on Friday, hitting $41.61. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,546,913 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $44.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $41.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.57 billion, a P/E ratio of 35.81 and a beta of 0.60. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $48.65.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $474.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $464.77 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 20.32%. TransUnion’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that TransUnion will post $1.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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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