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:
  • 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
  • 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
  • EBITDA: $636.7 million
  • Net Margins: 12.08%
  • Return on Equity: 20.32%
  • Return on Assets: 6.22%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.56%
  • Current Ratio: 1.40%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.40%
  • 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)
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 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)


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)


Dividend History for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)
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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)


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



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