TransUnion (TRU) Insider James M. Peck Sells 35,886 Shares of Stock
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) insider James M. Peck sold 35,886 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated 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 in the company, valued at $11,114,700.99. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Shares of TransUnion (TRU) opened at $55.03 on Tuesday. TransUnion has a 52-week low of $29.10 and a 52-week high of $56.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51, a quick ratio of 1.84 and a current ratio of 1.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $10,120.00 and a P/E ratio of 32.93.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $475.52 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.
TRU has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 target price (up from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Barclays restated an “overweight” rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up from $48.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $55.00.
Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado raised its position in TransUnion by 138.6% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,009 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $174,000 after purchasing an additional 2,329 shares during the period. ETRADE Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the third quarter valued at approximately $204,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 17.0% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,780 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $207,000 after buying an additional 694 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter valued at approximately $212,000. Finally, Alpine Global Management LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion during the second quarter valued at approximately $217,000.
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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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