FNY Partners Fund LP held its position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP’s holdings in TransUnion were worth $303,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its stake in shares of TransUnion by 65.3% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 69,854 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $3,025,000 after buying an additional 27,600 shares in the last quarter. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion in the second quarter valued at $922,000. Atlantic Trust Group LLC bought a new position in shares of TransUnion in the second quarter valued at $7,087,000. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT bought a new position in shares of TransUnion in the second quarter valued at $992,000. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of TransUnion by 17.3% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 415,076 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $17,977,000 after buying an additional 61,365 shares in the last quarter.
A number of research firms have weighed in on TRU. BidaskClub raised shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of TransUnion from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday. SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $54.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of TransUnion in a research note on Friday, July 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $47.89.
TransUnion (NYSE TRU) traded down 0.81% on Tuesday, hitting $47.47. 371,290 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.85 and a beta of 0.60. TransUnion has a 52 week low of $28.92 and a 52 week high of $49.46. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $46.57 and a 200-day moving average price of $42.20.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.03. TransUnion had a net margin of 12.08% and a return on equity of 20.32%. The company had revenue of $474.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $464.77 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. TransUnion’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that TransUnion will post $1.83 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 902 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.43, for a total transaction of $40,977.86. Following the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 15,423 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $700,666.89. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider James M. Peck sold 75,658 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.46, for a total transaction of $3,439,412.68. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 276,284 shares in the company, valued at $12,559,870.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 14,086,719 shares of company stock worth $642,437,522 over the last three months. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
TransUnion is a risk and information solutions provider to businesses and consumers. The Company provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decision capabilities to businesses. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International and Consumer Interactive.
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