Insider Selling: TransUnion (TRU) CAO Sells 1,450 Shares of Stock
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 1,450 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.92, for a total transaction of $82,534.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) traded down $0.09 on Friday, reaching $57.30. 632,933 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,130,000. The stock has a market capitalization of $10,450.00 and a PE ratio of 40.93. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $36.95 and a 52 week high of $61.42. 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 posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The business services provider reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $506.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $487.83 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 22.81% and a return on equity of 20.73%. TransUnion’s quarterly revenue was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that TransUnion will post 2.1 earnings per share for the current year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 16th. Morgan Stanley set a $57.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective (up from $59.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Wednesday, February 14th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price objective on shares of TransUnion to $67.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Bank of America upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.64.
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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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