Insider Selling: TransUnion (TRU) EVP Sells 25,000 Shares of Stock
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) EVP John T. Danaher sold 25,000 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.92, for a total value of $1,373,000.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 61,619 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,384,115.48. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Shares of TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded up $0.15 on Wednesday, reaching $55.06. The company had a trading volume of 1,114,507 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,403,540. TransUnion has a 1 year low of $29.30 and a 1 year high of $56.44. The company has a quick ratio of 1.84, a current ratio of 1.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51. The company has a market capitalization of $10,036.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.56, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.22 and a beta of 0.64.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.06. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. The firm had revenue of $498.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $475.52 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that TransUnion will post 1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
TRU has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, September 8th. SunTrust Banks boosted their price target on TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $59.00 price target (up previously from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Barclays boosted their price target on TransUnion from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.00.
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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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