Keybank National Association OH reduced its holdings in shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 6,341 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 127 shares during the period. Keybank National Association OH’s holdings in TransUnion were worth $466,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. CENTRAL TRUST Co acquired a new stake in shares of TransUnion in the second quarter valued at about $54,000. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. purchased a new position in TransUnion during the 1st quarter valued at about $122,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. increased its holdings in TransUnion by 66.7% during the 2nd quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 2,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $147,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio increased its holdings in TransUnion by 23.9% during the 1st quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 2,343 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $156,000 after acquiring an additional 452 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Starr International Co. Inc. purchased a new position in TransUnion during the 1st quarter valued at about $166,000.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on TRU shares. Deutsche Bank raised their target price on shares of TransUnion from $75.00 to $78.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on shares of TransUnion from $78.00 to $92.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. SunTrust Banks restated a “positive” rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of TransUnion in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Atlantic Securities downgraded shares of TransUnion from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 30th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. TransUnion has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $79.42.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 23rd. The business services provider reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.58 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $661.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $644.73 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.84% and a return on equity of 22.94%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. On average, research analysts expect that TransUnion will post 2.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be issued a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.36%. TransUnion’s dividend payout ratio is presently 12.99%.
In related news, CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total value of $187,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP David E. Wojczynski sold 10,011 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.06, for a total transaction of $711,381.66. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 44,395 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,154,708.70. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 254,215 shares of company stock worth $20,967,347 over the last ninety days. 0.92% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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.
Featured Article: Lock-Up Period Expiration
Want to see what other hedge funds are holding TRU? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for TransUnion (NYSE:TRU).
Receive News & Ratings for TransUnion Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for TransUnion and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.