Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 3.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,211,073 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 38,689 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC owned about 0.66% of TransUnion worth $66,517,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in TRU. Strs Ohio purchased a new stake in TransUnion in the 4th quarter valued at about $107,000. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in TransUnion in the 4th quarter valued at about $113,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in TransUnion in the 4th quarter valued at about $131,000. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. purchased a new stake in TransUnion in the 4th quarter valued at about $136,000. Finally, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt purchased a new stake in TransUnion in the 4th quarter valued at about $137,000.
Shares of TransUnion (NYSE TRU) opened at $58.31 on Wednesday. TransUnion has a twelve month low of $36.95 and a twelve month high of $61.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 1.28 and a quick ratio of 1.28. The company has a market cap of $10,720.00 and a PE ratio of 41.65.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Morgan Stanley set a $57.00 price target on shares of TransUnion and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Bank of America upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on shares of TransUnion to $67.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price target on shares of TransUnion in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $58.64.
In related news, insider James M. Peck sold 215,381 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.80, for a total transaction of $11,802,878.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 402,343 shares in the company, valued at approximately $22,048,396.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider James M. Peck sold 18,629 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.17, for a total transaction of $1,083,648.93. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 221,886 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,907,108.62. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 339,432 shares of company stock valued at $19,021,215. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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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