TransUnion Company Profile (NYSE:TRU)

About TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

TransUnion logoTransUnion 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. The USIS segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decisioning capabilities to businesses. The International segment provides services similar to its USIS segment to businesses in select regions outside the United States. The Consumer Interactive segment offers solutions that help consumers manage their personal finances and take precautions against identity theft. Businesses uses its solutions for their process workflows to assess consumer ability to pay for services, measure and manage debt portfolio risk, collect debt, verify consumer identities and investigate potential fraud.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Professional Information Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:TRU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.transunion.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $8.99 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 181,899,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $46.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.71
  • 52 Week Range: $28.92 - $50.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.99
  • P/E Growth: 2.16
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.99
  • Book Value: $7.54 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.55
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $636.7 million
  • Net Margins: 12.08%
  • Return on Equity: 20.32%
  • Return on Assets: 6.22%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.56%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.40%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.66 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.58
  • Short Ratio: 2.47
 

Frequently Asked Questions for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

What is TransUnion's stock symbol?

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

How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?

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

How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. The business earned $474.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $464.77 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 20.32%. TransUnion's revenue was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.37 earnings per share. View TransUnion's Earnings History.

When will TransUnion make its next earnings announcement?

TransUnion is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for TransUnion.

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

TransUnion issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.45-0.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $470-475 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $472.58 million.

Where is TransUnion's stock going? Where will TransUnion's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for TransUnion's shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate TransUnion's share price to reach $47.63 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for TransUnion.

Who are some of TransUnion's key competitors?

Who are TransUnion's key executives?

TransUnion's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James M. Peck, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Todd M. Cello, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • John W. Blenke, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Christopher A. Cartwright, Executive Vice President - U.S. Information Services
  • John T. Danaher, Executive Vice President - Consumer Interactive
  • Gerald M. McCarthy Jr., Executive Vice President - Healthcare
  • David M. Neenan, Executive Vice President - International
  • Suzanne P. Clark, Director
  • Christopher Egan, Director
  • Siddharth N. Mehta, Director

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 $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.

How do I buy TransUnion stock?

Shares of TransUnion can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is TransUnion's stock price today?

One share of TransUnion stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.41.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TransUnion (NYSE TRU)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  191 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  130 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  321
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: $47.63 (3.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Price Target History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Analysts' Ratings History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$56.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$48.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
9/8/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
7/26/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$47.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
4/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$45.00MediumView Rating Details
3/23/2017Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$42.00LowView Rating Details
2/15/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$39.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
5/25/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform$36.00N/AView Rating Details
4/8/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 -> $33.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Earnings by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Earnings History by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE TRU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2017$0.46N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2 2017$0.44$0.47$464.77 million$474.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q1 2017$0.36$0.42$444.53 million$445.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2017Q416$0.35$0.44$427.44 million$436.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.36$0.38$424.03 million$437.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q2$0.33$0.37$414.70 million$426.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.26$0.32$378.99 million$406.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q415$0.24$0.31$369.34 million$386.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.28$0.30$365.12 million$389.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.21$0.27$327.50 million$379.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q2 20171$0.40$0.40$0.40
Q3 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q4 20171$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q1 20181$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q2 20181$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q3 20181$0.48$0.48$0.48
Q4 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.10%
Insider Trades by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/6/2017Timothy ElberfeldCAOSell182$49.33$8,978.06View SEC Filing  
9/14/2017Samuel A HamoodEVPSell21,341$42.95$916,595.95View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017James M PeckInsiderSell39,229$47.83$1,876,323.07View SEC Filing  
8/15/2017John W BlenkeEVPSell10,000$46.24$462,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Christopher EganDirectorSell201,753$45.60$9,199,936.80View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderSell13,734,177$45.60$626,278,471.20View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017John W BlenkeEVPSell25,000$45.60$1,140,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017James M PeckInsiderSell75,658$45.46$3,439,412.68View SEC Filing  
7/28/2017Timothy ElberfeldCAOSell902$45.43$40,977.86View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017John W BlenkeEVPSell10,000$41.82$418,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017David M NeenanEVPSell60,000$39.15$2,349,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017George M AwadDirectorSell13,500$39.15$528,525.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017International Corp/Ma AdventMajor ShareholderSell11,027,445$39.15$431,724,471.75View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017James M. PeckInsiderSell65,000$39.15$2,544,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Samuel A HamoodCFOSell145,000$39.15$5,676,750.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2017John T DanaherEVPSell6,530$38.22$249,576.60View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017John W BlenkeEVPSell10,000$38.20$382,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017Christopher EganDirectorSell16,674$36.57$609,768.18View SEC Filing  
3/22/2017International Corp/Ma AdventMajor ShareholderSell992,500$36.57$36,295,725.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Sumit RajpalDirectorBuy1,057$37.72$39,870.04View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Christopher EganDirectorSell163,472$36.57$5,978,171.04View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017International Corp/Ma AdventMajor ShareholderSell9,730,500$36.57$355,844,385.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017James M PeckInsiderSell118,514$36.80$4,361,315.20View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017John T DanaherEVPSell10,000$36.57$365,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2017Samuel A HamoodCFOSell70,859$36.62$2,594,856.58View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016James M PeckInsiderSell75,000$32.82$2,461,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016John W BlenkeEVPSell25,000$32.82$820,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Samuel A HamoodCFOSell30,000$32.82$984,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Sumit RajpalDirectorSell7,906,000$32.82$259,474,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Timothy ElberfeldVPSell4,891$32.80$160,424.80View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Gerald M. Mccarthy, Jr.EVPSell12,522$32.22$403,458.84View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Christopher EganDirectorSell302,401$31.25$9,450,031.25View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016International Corp/Ma AdventMajor ShareholderSell18,000,000$31.25$562,500,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016James M PeckCEOSell91,889$31.36$2,881,639.04View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016John W BlenkeEVPSell6,000$31.36$188,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Samuel A HamoodCFOSell25,228$31.36$791,150.08View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015James M PeckCEOBuy2,500$22.50$56,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015James V PieperCAOBuy6,850$22.50$154,125.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015John T DanaherEVPBuy2,000$22.50$45,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
Latest Headlines for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting TransUnion (TRU) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 6:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect TransUnion (TRU) Will Announce Earnings of $0.47 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 12:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of TRU earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-15 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 7:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for TransUnion Lifted by Analyst (TRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 3:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) versus The Competition Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting TransUnion (TRU) and S&P Global (SPGI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 2:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSunTrust Banks, Inc. Reiterates "Buy" Rating for TransUnion (TRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 8:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for TransUnion Issued By William Blair (TRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 9:46 AM
globenewswire.com logoTransUnion Reinforces Versatile Data and Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of eBureau - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 12 at 2:14 AM
bizjournals.com logoTransUnion buys analytics software company
www.bizjournals.com - October 11 at 4:08 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTransunion Acquires eBureau For Faster Risk Analytics
seekingalpha.com - October 11 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades TransUnion (TRU) to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 3:22 PM
marketwatch.com logoWhen higher credit scores don’t always mean lower interest rates
www.marketwatch.com - October 11 at 8:49 AM
bizjournals.com logoTransUnion is loading up on cybersecurity lobbyists
www.bizjournals.com - October 11 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransUnion Reinforces Versatile Data and Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of eBureau
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 8:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWilliam Blair Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for TransUnion (TRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 6:08 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoTransUnion Reinforces Versatile Data and Analytics Capabilities with Acquisition of eBureau
feeds.benzinga.com - October 10 at 10:01 AM
fool.com logoThe 3 Major Credit Bureaus and How They Work
www.fool.com - October 8 at 8:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting TransUnion (TRU) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 8:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: TransUnion (TRU) vs. Morningstar (MORN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 2:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) & Its Competitors Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $474.17 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 2:48 AM
marketbeat.com logoThe Latest: Credit firms skip hearing on data breach
marketbeat.com - September 28 at 6:27 PM
marketbeat.com logoCredit firms skip hearing on identity theft, data breach
marketbeat.com - September 28 at 4:52 PM
marketbeat.com logoNew Equifax CEO: Sorry for the hack and bad customer service
marketbeat.com - September 28 at 1:28 PM
nytimes.com logo3 Weeks Later, Equifax Makes a Peace Offering
www.nytimes.com - September 28 at 7:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.47 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 8:22 PM
marketbeat.com logoEquifax CEO steps down in the wake of damaging data breach
marketbeat.com - September 26 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) versus Its Peers Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Belgium deals with credit without Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion
finance.yahoo.com - September 24 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransUnion Earns Relative Strength Rating Upgrade; Hits Key Threshold
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Soars: Stock Adds 6.5% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) and TransUnion (TRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 12:22 AM
marketbeat.com logoNY AG presses TransUnion, Experian for cybersecurity details
marketbeat.com - September 19 at 5:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) EVP Samuel A. Hamood Sells 21,341 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 7:22 PM
marketbeat.com logoState, federal authorities proposing new rules on Equifax
marketbeat.com - September 18 at 6:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoS&P 500 tops 2,500 mark as tech and bank stocks climb
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 9:50 AM
marketwatch.com logoWarren seeks answers from Equifax, introduces bill giving consumers more control over financial data
www.marketwatch.com - September 15 at 10:16 AM
seekingalpha.com logoEquifax targeted by Sen. Warren; shares open down another 3%
seekingalpha.com - September 15 at 10:16 AM
bizjournals.com logoShould you buy Bank of America, First Data Corp, NVIDIA, Square Incorporated or TransUnion?
www.bizjournals.com - September 15 at 10:16 AM
marketbeat.com logoEquifax's troubles deepen amid new disclosure about breach
marketbeat.com - September 14 at 6:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Price Target Raised to $50.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 2:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquifax Continues to Plunge Amid Mounting Scrutiny Pressure
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 11:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoTransUnion (TRU) Management Presents at Barclays 2017 Global Financial Services Conference (Transcript)
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 11:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTransUnion breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TRU-US : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 11:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquifax: But Think About the Public Good!
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 11:40 AM
marketbeat.com logoNew lawsuits, gestures to customers in Equifax data breach
marketbeat.com - September 12 at 6:52 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWhat's The Difference Between Equifax, TransUnion And Experian?
feeds.benzinga.com - September 12 at 3:50 PM

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