Experian plc (EXPN) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Experian plc (LON:EXPN) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,647.46 ($21.51).
Several analysts have commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on shares of Experian plc from GBX 1,460 ($19.07) to GBX 1,440 ($18.80) and set a “sell” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 13th. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($15.02) target price on shares of Experian plc in a report on Monday, April 10th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Experian plc in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered their target price on shares of Experian plc from GBX 1,850 ($24.16) to GBX 1,820 ($23.77) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 19th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lowered shares of Experian plc to a “hold” rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 1,670 ($21.81) to GBX 1,550 ($20.24) in a report on Friday, May 19th.
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Experian plc (EXPN) traded down 1.30% on Friday, reaching GBX 1517.00. The company had a trading volume of 3,119,460 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,592.24 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,606.22. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 14.11 billion. Experian plc has a one year low of GBX 1,380.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,708.00.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be paid a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 22nd. This represents a yield of 1.33%. This is a boost from Experian plc’s previous dividend of $0.13.
In other news, insider Don Robert sold 158,622 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,626 ($21.23), for a total transaction of £2,579,193.72 ($3,367,973.00).
Experian plc Company Profile
Experian plc is an information services company. The Company brings together people, data, analytics and software to deliver a range of services for consumers and clients. The Company’s segments include Credit Services, Decision Analytics and Consumer Services. The Company manages data that helps businesses and organizations to lend, and prevent fraud.
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