NYSE:TRU - TransUnion Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$74.76 +0.58 (+0.78 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 03:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$74.18
Today's Range$74.07 - $75.06
52-Week Range$41.07 - $75.99
Volume691,900 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.71 billion
P/E Ratio43.72
Dividend Yield0.40%
Beta0.69
TransUnion logoTransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International, and Consumer Interactive. The USIS segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, and analytical and decisioning services for businesses. These businesses use its services to acquire new customers; assess consumer ability to pay for services; identify cross-selling opportunities; measure and manage debt portfolio risk; collect debt; verify consumer identities; and investigate potential fraud. This segment serves customers in the financial services, insurance, healthcare, and other industries. The International segment offers online data services, marketing services, credit reports, analytics, decision services, and other value-added risk management services; and consumer services, which enable consumers to manage their personal finances. This segment serves customers in financial services, insurance, automotive, collections, and communications industries through direct and indirect channels. The Consumer Interactive segment provides credit reports and scores, credit monitoring, fraud protection and resolution, and financial management solutions that enable consumers to manage their personal finances and take precautions against identity theft. This segment offers its products through online and mobile interfaces, as well as through direct and indirect channels. The company serves businesses and consumers in the United States, South Africa, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, and India, as well as other countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The company was formerly known as TransUnion Holding Company, Inc. and changed its name to TransUnion in March 2015. TransUnion was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNYSE:TRU
CUSIPN/A
Phone312-985-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.13
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio1.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio43.72
Forward P/E Ratio33.52
P/E Growth3.34

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.93 billion
Price / Sales7.14
Cash Flow$3.1307 per share
Price / Cash23.88
Book Value$10.00 per share
Price / Book7.48

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$441.20 million
Net Margins21.00%
Return on Equity21.06%
Return on Assets6.83%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,100
Outstanding Shares184,700,000
Market Cap$13.71 billion

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is TransUnion's stock symbol?

TransUnion trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TRU."

How often does TransUnion pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransUnion?

TransUnion declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 21st. View TransUnion's Dividend History.

How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?

TransUnion declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The business services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.07. The business services provider earned $563.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $540.86 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 21.00% and a return on equity of 21.06%. TransUnion's revenue was up 18.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.47 EPS. View TransUnion's Earnings History.

When is TransUnion's next earnings date?

TransUnion is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for TransUnion.

What guidance has TransUnion issued on next quarter's earnings?

TransUnion issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.42-2.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.333-2.343 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.21 billion.TransUnion also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.61-0.62 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TRU?

13 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for TransUnion's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate TransUnion's share price to reach $74.7692 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransUnion.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransUnion?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransUnion in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for TransUnion.

Are investors shorting TransUnion?

TransUnion saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,315,515 shares, an increase of 58.6% from the July 13th total of 1,459,884 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,019,680 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View TransUnion's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of TransUnion's key competitors?

Who are TransUnion's key executives?

TransUnion's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James M. Peck, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Todd M. Cello CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. David M. Neenan, Exec. VP of International (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher A. Cartwright, Exec. VP of US Information Services (Age 53)
  • Mr. John T. Danaher, Exec. VP of Consumer Interactive (Age 54)

When did TransUnion IPO?

(TRU) raised $651 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, June 25th 2015. The company issued 29,600,000 shares at $21.00-$23.00 per share. Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, Wells Fargo Securities and Credit Suisse acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Drexel Hamilton, Evercore ISI, Loop Capital Markets and Stifel were co-managers.

Has TransUnion been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about TRU stock have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 47.47 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for TransUnion.

Who are TransUnion's major shareholders?

TransUnion's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.09%), BlackRock Inc. (4.85%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.79%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.55%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.37%) and Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.32%). Company insiders that own TransUnion stock include Andrew Burgess, Christopher A Cartwright, Christopher Egan, David M Neenan, George M Awad, Gerald M Mccarthy Jr, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, International Corp/Ma Advent, James M Peck, John T Danaher, John W Blenke, Samuel A Hamood, Siddharth N Mehta, Sumit Rajpal, Timothy Elberfeld and Todd M Cello. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TransUnion.

Which major investors are selling TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Laurion Capital Management LP, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Capital Fund Management S.A., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, Natixis and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold TransUnion company stock in the last year include Andrew Burgess, Christopher A Cartwright, David M Neenan, Gerald M Mccarthy Jr, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, James M Peck, John T Danaher, John W Blenke, Samuel A Hamood, Siddharth N Mehta, Timothy Elberfeld and Todd M Cello. View Insider Buying and Selling for TransUnion.

Which major investors are buying TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Investec Asset Management LTD, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and First Quadrant L P CA. View Insider Buying and Selling for TransUnion.

How do I buy shares of TransUnion?

Shares of TRU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is TransUnion's stock price today?

One share of TRU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $74.76.

How big of a company is TransUnion?

TransUnion has a market capitalization of $13.71 billion and generates $1.93 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $441.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.71 on an earnings per share basis. TransUnion employs 5,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact TransUnion?

TransUnion's mailing address is 555 WEST ADAMS STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60661. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 312-985-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for TransUnion (NYSE TRU)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  290 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  207 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  497
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This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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