TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) CFO Todd M. Cello sold 4,110 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.97, for a total value of $217,706.70. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 21,963 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,163,380.11. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded up $0.41 on Friday, reaching $53.89. The company had a trading volume of 1,306,828 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,730,809. The firm has a market capitalization of $9,746.83, a P/E ratio of 31.62 and a beta of 0.62.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last released its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $498.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $475.52 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. The firm’s revenue was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.38 earnings per share. analysts expect that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Aperio Group LLC grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 2.7% during 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 last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 8.0% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 5,482 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $238,000 after buying an additional 404 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 17.0% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,780 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $207,000 after buying an additional 694 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 12.5% during 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 last quarter. Finally, Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 18.1% during the second quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 10,058 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $436,000 after buying an additional 1,543 shares during the last quarter.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on TRU shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price objective (up previously from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $50.00 target price (up previously from $48.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $55.00.

About TransUnion

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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