TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) EVP Heather J. Russell Sells 7,000 Shares

TransUnion (NYSE:TRUGet Free Report) EVP Heather J. Russell sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $73.10, for a total transaction of $511,700.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 32,744 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,393,586.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

TransUnion Stock Down 0.0 %

NYSE TRU opened at $71.31 on Thursday. TransUnion has a 12 month low of $42.09 and a 12 month high of $82.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.65, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $74.07 and its 200 day simple moving average is $72.82.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRUGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $1.02 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $977.62 million. TransUnion had a positive return on equity of 14.26% and a negative net margin of 7.02%. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that TransUnion will post 3.42 EPS for the current year.

TransUnion Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, May 17th were given a $0.105 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 16th. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.59%. TransUnion’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -29.37%.

Institutional Trading of TransUnion

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. GAMMA Investing LLC purchased a new position in shares of TransUnion in the fourth quarter worth approximately $30,000. Larson Financial Group LLC grew its position in TransUnion by 237.5% during the 1st quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 486 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $39,000 after purchasing an additional 342 shares in the last quarter. Westpac Banking Corp raised its stake in TransUnion by 100.0% during the 4th quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 908 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $62,000 after purchasing an additional 454 shares during the period. Assetmark Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 48.6% in the fourth quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 1,030 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $71,000 after purchasing an additional 337 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Headlands Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of TransUnion by 206.7% in the fourth quarter. Headlands Technologies LLC now owns 1,141 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $78,000 after buying an additional 769 shares during the period.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on TRU shares. Bank of America raised TransUnion from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $65.00 to $90.00 in a report on Monday, April 1st. Evercore ISI boosted their price target on TransUnion from $70.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock an “in-line” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 26th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on TransUnion from $87.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Needham & Company LLC lifted their price objective on shares of TransUnion from $87.00 to $89.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 25th. Finally, Robert W. Baird increased their target price on shares of TransUnion from $87.00 to $94.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, April 26th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $83.60.

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TransUnion Company Profile

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TransUnion operates as a global consumer credit reporting agency that provides risk and information solutions. The company operates through U.S. Markets, International, and Consumer Interactive segments. The U.S. Markets segment provides consumer reports, actionable insights, and analytic services to businesses, which uses its services to acquire new customers; assess consumer ability to pay for services; identify cross-selling opportunities; measure and manage debt portfolio risk; collect debt; verify consumer identities; and mitigate fraud risk.

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