Morgan Stanley Keeps a Hold Rating on TransUnion (TRU)

Morgan Stanley analyst Toni Kaplan maintained a Hold rating on TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) today and set a price target of $75. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $76.27, close to its 52-week high of $79.48.

According to, Kaplan is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 2.4% and a 55.9% success rate. Kaplan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Servicemaster Global Holdings, Thomson Reuters Corp, and Factset Research.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for TransUnion with a $80.44 average price target.

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Based on TransUnion’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending June 30, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $55 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $64.9 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 59 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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TransUnion engages in the provision of information and risk management solutions. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International, Consumer Interactive, and Corporate. The USIS segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decision making capabilities to businesses.