TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) EVP John W. Blenke sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.25, for a total value of $542,500.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 49,717 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,697,147.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded up $0.98 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $55.29. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,880,903 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,389,995. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 1.84 and a quick ratio of 1.84. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $55.75. The company has a market cap of $9,934.69, a P/E ratio of 32.23, a P/E/G ratio of 3.19 and a beta of 0.62.

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 the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. The company had revenue of $498.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $475.52 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.38 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,731,758 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $421,483,000 after acquiring an additional 1,458,148 shares during the period. Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 43.6% in the 2nd quarter. Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C now owns 8,359,334 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $362,043,000 after acquiring an additional 2,536,898 shares during the period. FMR LLC lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 25.8% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 7,589,877 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $328,718,000 after acquiring an additional 1,557,572 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 49.1% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,841,716 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $209,693,000 after acquiring an additional 1,594,833 shares during the period. Finally, Egerton Capital UK LLP lifted its position in shares of TransUnion by 114.8% in the 3rd quarter. Egerton Capital UK LLP now owns 4,574,259 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $216,179,000 after acquiring an additional 2,444,617 shares during the period.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on TRU. Atlantic Securities upgraded TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 target price (up previously from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Sunday, October 29th. Morgan Stanley downgraded TransUnion from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $54.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. increased their target price on TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. One 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 stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.00.

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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