NYSE:TRU - TransUnion Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$65.41 -1.44 (-2.15 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 01:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$65.41
Today's Range$65.30 - $66.67
52-Week Range$52.15 - $79.48
Volume1.36 million shs
Average Volume1.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.17 billion
P/E Ratio28.32
Dividend Yield0.45%
Beta0.95
TransUnion 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 various verticals, including financial service, insurance, healthcare, collection, property management, public sector, and other markets. The International segment offers 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 customers in approximately 30 countries and territories, including North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and India. 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

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone312-985-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.32 billion
Cash Flow$3.9618 per share
Book Value$10.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$276.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$12.17 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 6th. View TransUnion's Dividend History.

How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?

TransUnion declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The business services provider reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.09. The business services provider had revenue of $624 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $622.98 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 11.93% and a return on equity of 22.59%. TransUnion's revenue for the quarter was up 23.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS. View TransUnion's Earnings History.

When is TransUnion's next earnings date?

TransUnion is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransUnion.

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

TransUnion issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.57-2.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.63. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.59-2.61 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.61 billion.TransUnion also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.58-0.59 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TRU?

15 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for TransUnion's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate TransUnion's share price to reach $73.9333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransUnion.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransUnion?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransUnion in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for TransUnion.

Has TransUnion been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about TRU stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting TransUnion?

TransUnion saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,544,908 shares, an increase of 49.2% from the February 15th total of 2,375,911 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,597,106 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View TransUnion's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of TransUnion's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to TransUnion include Moody's (MCO), Equifax (EFX), Dun & Bradstreet (DNB), Pra Group (PRAA) and CreditRiskMonitor.Com (CRMZ).

What other stocks do shareholders of TransUnion own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other TransUnion investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Mastercard (MA), Nike (NKE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Boeing (BA).

Who are TransUnion's key executives?

TransUnion's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James M. Peck, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Todd M. Cello CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. David M. Neenan, Exec. VP of International (Age 53)
  • Mr. Christopher A. Cartwright, Exec. VP of US Information Services (Age 54)
  • Mr. John T. Danaher, Exec. VP of Consumer Interactive (Age 55)

When did TransUnion IPO?

(TRU) raised $651 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, June 25th 2015. The company issued 29,600,000 shares at a price of $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 served as the underwriters for the IPO and Drexel Hamilton, Evercore ISI, Loop Capital Markets and Stifel were co-managers.

Who are TransUnion's major shareholders?

TransUnion's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lunia Capital LP (9.02%), BlackRock Inc. (5.49%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.75%), FMR LLC (3.64%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.99%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.96%). Company insiders that own TransUnion stock include Andrew Burgess, Christopher A Cartwright, Christopher Egan, David E Wojczynski, 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, Timothy Elberfeld and Todd M Cello. View Institutional Ownership Trends for TransUnion.

Which institutional investors are selling TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of America Corp DE, First Trust Advisors LP and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold TransUnion company stock in the last year include David E Wojczynski, David M Neenan, Gerald M Mccarthy Jr, James M Peck, John T Danaher, Timothy Elberfeld and Todd M Cello. View Insider Buying and Selling for TransUnion.

Which institutional investors are buying TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, Norges Bank, Investec Asset Management LTD, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, American Century Companies Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Castleark Management LLC. 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 $65.41.

How big of a company is TransUnion?

TransUnion has a market capitalization of $12.17 billion and generates $2.32 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $276.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.31 on an earnings per share basis. TransUnion employs 7,100 workers across the globe.

What is TransUnion's official website?

The official website for TransUnion is http://www.transunion.com.

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:  332 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  243 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  575
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about TransUnion and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TRU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TRU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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