Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 23.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 941,454 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 180,433 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned 0.52% of TransUnion worth $40,775,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Aperio Group LLC raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 2.7% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,220 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $529,000 after buying an additional 321 shares during the period. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 6.2% in the first quarter. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV now owns 11,877 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 698 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 14.7% in the first quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 8,515 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $327,000 after buying an additional 1,094 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 37.2% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,086 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $157,000 after buying an additional 1,108 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 22.7% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,629 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $292,000 after buying an additional 1,409 shares during the period.

TransUnion (NYSE TRU) opened at 46.73 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $45.67 and its 200 day moving average is $41.39. TransUnion has a one year low of $28.92 and a one year high of $47.75. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.22 and a beta of 0.61.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.03. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 20.32%. The business had revenue of $474.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $464.77 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that TransUnion will post $1.83 EPS for the current year.

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A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $48.00 target price (up from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $47.00 target price (up from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. TransUnion currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $47.00.

In related news, EVP John W. Blenke sold 25,000 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.60, for a total value of $1,140,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 89,717 shares in the company, valued at $4,091,095.20. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP John W. Blenke sold 10,000 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.24, for a total transaction of $462,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 79,717 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,686,114.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 14,047,490 shares of company stock worth $640,561,199. Corporate insiders own 2.10% of the company’s stock.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

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