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

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$60.47 -3.90 (-6.06 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$64.37
Today's Range$59.96 - $63.00
52-Week Range$53.11 - $79.48
Volume5.84 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.01 billion
P/E Ratio35.36
Dividend Yield0.46%
Beta0.86
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.07
Current Ratio1.62
Quick Ratio1.62

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio35.36
Forward P/E Ratio27.00
P/E Growth3.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.93 billion
Price / Sales5.79
Cash Flow$2.8988 per share
Price / Cash20.86
Book Value$10.60 per share
Price / Book5.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.71
Net Income$441.20 million
Net Margins18.98%
Return on Equity21.22%
Return on Assets6.60%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,100
Outstanding Shares185,300,000
Market Cap$12.01 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Thursday, December 6th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 20th. View TransUnion's Dividend History.

How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?

TransUnion declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The business services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $603.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $617.92 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 18.98% and a return on equity of 21.22%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 21.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.49 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, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransUnion.

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

TransUnion issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.62-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $620-625 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $623.03 million.TransUnion also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.46-2.47 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TRU?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for TransUnion's stock. Their predictions range from $67.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate TransUnion's stock price to reach $78.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransUnion.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransUnion?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransUnion in the last year. There are currently 2 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 headlines about TRU stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting TransUnion?

TransUnion saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,293,303 shares, an increase of 77.4% from the October 15th total of 2,420,679 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,875,227 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the 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, Pres 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 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.45%), FMR LLC (4.92%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.42%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.78%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.61%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.97%). 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, FMR LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have sold TransUnion company stock in the last year include Christopher A Cartwright, David M Neenan, Gerald M Mccarthy Jr, James M Peck, John T Danaher, John W Blenke, 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 BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Laurion Capital Management LP, Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $60.90.

How big of a company is TransUnion?

TransUnion has a market capitalization of $12.01 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.

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:  311 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  222 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  533
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This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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