TransUnion (TRU) Insider James M. Peck Sells 215,381 Shares
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.
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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