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

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$68.51 +0.18 (+0.26 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.33
Today's Range$67.95 - $68.78
52-Week Range$52.15 - $79.48
Volume1.22 million shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.83 billion
P/E Ratio29.66
Dividend Yield0.44%
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$4.0371 per share
Book Value$10.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$276.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,100
Market Cap$12.83 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated)
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, February 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 6th. View TransUnion's Dividend History.

How were TransUnion's earnings last quarter?

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The business services provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.07. The business services provider had revenue of $623.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $618.38 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 22.98% and a net margin of 11.43%. The firm's revenue was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.57 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, July 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, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.60-2.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.603-2.618 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.61 billion.TransUnion also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.60-2.65 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TRU?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for TransUnion's stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $84.00. On average, they expect TransUnion's stock price to reach $75.0714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransUnion.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransUnion?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransUnion in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for TransUnion.

Has TransUnion been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about TRU stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting TransUnion?

TransUnion saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,555,252 shares, an increase of 56.7% from the February 28th total of 3,544,908 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,543,638 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Currently, 3.0% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Celgene (CELG), Nike (NKE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), Square (SQ), CVS Health (CVS), Palo Alto Networks (PANW) and Wells Fargo & Co (WFC).

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 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.

Who are TransUnion's major shareholders?

TransUnion's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Investec Asset Management LTD (1.73%), Investec Asset Management North America Inc. (0.18%), Chicago Capital LLC (0.15%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%) and CWM LLC (0.05%). 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 major investors are selling TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, CWM LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Raymond James Trust N.A. and Calamos Advisors LLC. 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 major investors are buying TransUnion stock?

TRU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chicago Capital LLC, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC, Investec Asset Management North America Inc., Bfsg LLC, Three Peaks Capital Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.. 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 $68.51.

How big of a company is TransUnion?

TransUnion has a market capitalization of $12.83 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:  340 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  251 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  591
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This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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