About TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
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 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Trailing P/E Ratio41.61
Forward P/E Ratio32.05
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.93 billion
Price / Sales6.76
Cash Flow$3.1088 per share
Price / Cash22.89
Book Value$10.00 per share
Price / Book7.12
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$441.20 million
Return on Equity20.95%
Return on Assets7.13%
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 special dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, June 7th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 22nd. View TransUnion's Dividend History.
How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?
TransUnion announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April, 20th. The business services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.07. The business services provider earned $537.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $507.68 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 22.41% and a return on equity of 20.95%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.42 earnings per share. View TransUnion's Earnings History.
When is TransUnion's next earnings date?
What guidance has TransUnion issued on next quarter's earnings?
TransUnion updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, April, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.37-2.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.17-2.185 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.13 billion.TransUnion also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.59-0.60 EPS.
What price target have analysts set for TRU?
12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for TransUnion's stock. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect TransUnion's share price to reach $65.80 in the next year. 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:
- 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 (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.
Has TransUnion been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about TRU stock have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a coverage optimism score of -0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 45.69 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are TransUnion's major shareholders?
TransUnion's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.51%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.50%), Farallon Capital Management LLC (2.43%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.06%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.06%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.77%). Company insiders that own TransUnion stock include Andrew Burgess, Christopher A Cartwright, Christopher Egan, David M Neenan, George M Awad, Gerald M Mccarthy Jr, 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 Millennium Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold TransUnion company stock in the last year include Andrew Burgess, Christopher A Cartwright, Christopher Egan, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Farallon Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc. and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 $71.16.
How big of a company is TransUnion?
TransUnion has a market capitalization of $13.06 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]
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