TransUnion (TRU) PT Raised to $74.00

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) had its target price raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $65.00 to $74.00 in a research report issued on Monday. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the business services provider’s stock. Robert W. Baird’s target price points to a potential upside of 11.46% from the company’s current price.

Several other research analysts have also issued reports on TRU. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 17th. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on shares of TransUnion from $62.00 to $74.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Wells Fargo set a $65.00 target price on shares of TransUnion and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. SunTrust Banks upped their price target on shares of TransUnion from $64.00 to $78.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Finally, Morgan Stanley upped their price target on shares of TransUnion from $57.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $66.64.

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Shares of NYSE:TRU opened at $66.39 on Monday. TransUnion has a 52-week low of $38.63 and a 52-week high of $68.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $12,271.82, a P/E ratio of 38.82, a P/E/G ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a quick ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29.



TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 20th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.07. TransUnion had a net margin of 22.41% and a return on equity of 21.98%. The company had revenue of $537.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $507.68 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts predict that TransUnion will post 2.1 EPS for the current year.

In other TransUnion news, CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 1,450 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.92, for a total transaction of $82,534.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP John T. Danaher sold 85,630 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.34, for a total transaction of $4,995,654.20. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 61,794 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,605,061.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 174,345 shares of company stock valued at $10,156,056. Company insiders own 1.18% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Strs Ohio bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the fourth quarter valued at about $107,000. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the fourth quarter valued at about $113,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the fourth quarter valued at about $131,000. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the fourth quarter valued at about $136,000. Finally, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the fourth quarter valued at about $137,000.

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About TransUnion

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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