TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) insider James M. Peck sold 75,658 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.46, for a total value of $3,439,412.68. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 276,284 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $12,559,870.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
Shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) traded up 0.15% on Friday, reaching $45.74. The company had a trading volume of 1,361,437 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.32 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.36 and a beta of 0.61. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $44.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $40.34. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $46.53.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $474.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $464.77 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 20.32% and a net margin of 12.08%. The firm’s revenue was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.37 EPS. On average, analysts expect that TransUnion will post $1.83 EPS for the current year.
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A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in TransUnion by 37.2% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,086 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 1,108 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its position in shares of TransUnion by 138.6% in the second 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. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter worth about $212,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of TransUnion by 17.4% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 7,324 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $227,000 after buying an additional 1,085 shares during the period. Finally, Schmidt P J Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter worth about $230,000.
TRU has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $47.00 price objective (up from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Barclays PLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Finally, Cowen and Company lifted their price target on TransUnion from $42.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $46.75.
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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