TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) major shareholder Goldman Sachs Group Inc sold 3,698,137 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.25, for a total value of $193,227,658.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

TransUnion (TRU) opened at $53.60 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.84, a quick ratio of 1.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51. The company has a market capitalization of $9,830.73, a P/E ratio of 31.89, a PEG ratio of 3.16 and a beta of 0.62. TransUnion has a 52-week low of $28.92 and a 52-week high of $54.49.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $498.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $475.52 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.38 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that TransUnion will post 1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TRU. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its holdings in TransUnion by 116.1% during the 2nd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 227,221 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $9,841,000 after buying an additional 122,093 shares during the period. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its holdings in TransUnion by 141.8% during the 2nd quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 25,408 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,100,000 after buying an additional 14,900 shares during the period. Eagle Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in TransUnion during the 2nd quarter valued at $41,015,000. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its holdings in TransUnion by 1,297.5% during the 2nd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 164,900 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $7,142,000 after buying an additional 153,100 shares during the period. Finally, Federated Investors Inc. PA raised its holdings in TransUnion by 46.9% during the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 187,584 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $8,124,000 after buying an additional 59,853 shares during the period.

TRU has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $57.00 price target on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on TransUnion in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $54.00 price target for the company. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, September 8th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. TransUnion presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $55.00.

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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