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

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$58.36 +0.69 (+1.20 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 06:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$57.67
Today's Range$57.36 - $58.8250
52-Week Range$52.15 - $79.48
Volume1.15 million shs
Average Volume1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.53 billion
P/E Ratio34.13
Dividend Yield0.53%
Beta0.97
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

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$1.93 billion
Cash Flow$3.1926 per share
Book Value$10.00 per share

Profitability

Net Income$441.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,100
Market Cap$10.53 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 announced 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 yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 20th. View TransUnion's Dividend History.

How will TransUnion's stock buyback program work?

TransUnion declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign 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, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $603.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $617.92 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.22% and a net margin of 18.98%. The company's revenue was up 21.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.49 earnings per share. View TransUnion's Earnings History.

When is TransUnion's next earnings date?

TransUnion is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransUnion.

How can I listen to TransUnion's earnings call?

TransUnion will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 14th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

TransUnion updated 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 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?

14 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for TransUnion's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate TransUnion's share price to reach $74.5714 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 27.8% 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 3 hold ratings and 11 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 stories about TRU stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. TransUnion earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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).

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 43)
  • 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 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 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.00%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, First Hawaiian Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and West Oak Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold TransUnion company stock in the last year include 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, DNB Asset Management AS and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $58.36.

How big of a company is TransUnion?

TransUnion has a market capitalization of $10.53 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:  325 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
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This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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