Insider Selling: TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) EVP Sells $135,000.00 in Stock

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) EVP Richard Dane Mauldin sold 1,500 shares of TransUnion stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.00, for a total transaction of $135,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Richard Dane Mauldin also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, June 3rd, Richard Dane Mauldin sold 1,500 shares of TransUnion stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.00, for a total transaction of $135,000.00.

Shares of TransUnion stock opened at $89.73 on Monday. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $87.60 and its 200-day simple moving average is $83.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.57, a PEG ratio of 2.99 and a beta of 1.19. TransUnion has a 12 month low of $52.50 and a 12 month high of $101.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 1.66.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 28th. The business services provider reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $688.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $665.25 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.71% and a return on equity of 24.01%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 EPS. Analysts anticipate that TransUnion will post 2.49 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on TRU shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price objective on shares of TransUnion from $110.00 to $92.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 29th. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of TransUnion from $75.00 to $105.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $89.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 30th. SunTrust Banks boosted their price objective on shares of TransUnion from $88.00 to $92.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 29th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price objective on shares of TransUnion from $110.00 to $90.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, April 9th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $95.50.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Fred Alger Management LLC increased its stake in TransUnion by 53.0% in the 1st quarter. Fred Alger Management LLC now owns 465 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $31,000 after buying an additional 161 shares during the period. Ellevest Inc. increased its stake in TransUnion by 47.1% in the 1st quarter. Ellevest Inc. now owns 550 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $36,000 after buying an additional 176 shares during the period. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust increased its stake in TransUnion by 174.4% in the 1st quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 601 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $39,000 after buying an additional 382 shares during the period. Balentine LLC acquired a new position in TransUnion in the 1st quarter valued at $41,000. Finally, Ninety One SA PTY Ltd acquired a new position in TransUnion in the 1st quarter valued at $45,000. 97.54% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

TransUnion Company Profile

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.

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