Morgan Stanley analyst Toni Kaplan maintained a Buy rating on TransUnion (TRU) today and set a price target of $115.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $104.58, close to its 52-week high of $110.42.
According to TipRanks.com, Kaplan is a 1-star analyst with an average return of 0.0% and a 50.7% success rate. Kaplan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Advantage Solutions, Nielsen Holdings, and ARAMARK Holdings.
The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for TransUnion with a $116.20 average price target, representing a 10.6% upside. In a report released today, Barclays also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $120.00 price target.
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Based on TransUnion’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $699 million and net profit of $102 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $686 million and had a net profit of $82.8 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 81 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of TRU in relation to earlier this year.
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TransUnion engages in the provision of information and risk management solutions. It also provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decision making capabilities to businesses. 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. The International segment provides credit reports, analytics and decision making services and other value-added risk management services. The Consumer Interactive segment offers solutions that help consumers manage their personal finances and take precautions against identity theft. The Corporate segment provides support services to each segment, holds investments and conducts enterprise functions. The company was founded on February 15, 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.