TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) Director Christopher Egan sold 201,753 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.60, for a total transaction of $9,199,936.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) traded up 0.22% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $46.20. 46,552 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $46.53. The stock has a market cap of $8.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 39.76 and a beta of 0.61. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $44.38 and a 200-day moving average price of $39.73.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. TransUnion had a return on equity of 20.32% and a net margin of 12.08%. The business had revenue of $474.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $464.77 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.37 EPS. TransUnion’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that TransUnion will post $1.83 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in TRU. Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in TransUnion by 2.7% in the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,220 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $529,000 after buying an additional 321 shares during the period. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV boosted its position in 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 valued at $455,000 after buying an additional 698 shares during the period. Teacher Retirement System of Texas boosted its position in 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 valued at $327,000 after buying an additional 1,094 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its position in TransUnion by 37.2% in the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,086 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 1,108 shares during the period. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its position in TransUnion by 12.5% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 10,690 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $463,000 after buying an additional 1,190 shares during the period.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on TRU. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $50.00 price target (up from $47.00) on shares of TransUnion in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. TheStreet raised shares of TransUnion from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective (up from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Saturday, April 29th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $48.00 price objective (up from $45.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, June 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $46.75.

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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