TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) insider James M. Peck sold 35,886 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.93, for a total value of $1,971,217.98. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 202,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $11,114,700.99. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

TransUnion (TRU) opened at $54.91 on Wednesday. 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 $10,149.91, a P/E ratio of 32.93, a P/E/G ratio of 3.26 and a beta of 0.64. TransUnion has a 52-week low of $29.10 and a 52-week high of $56.44.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. The business 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%. TransUnion’s revenue was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.38 EPS. analysts forecast that TransUnion will post 1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have commented on the company. Atlantic Securities upgraded TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Barclays raised their price objective on TransUnion from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised their price objective on TransUnion from $54.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. SunTrust Banks raised their price objective on TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded TransUnion from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $54.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $55.00.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 138.6% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,009 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 2,329 shares during the period. ETRADE Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $204,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its position 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 buying an additional 694 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, Alpine Global Management LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $217,000.

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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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