TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) Could Be Viewed Differently By Investors Because Of These Numbers

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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Consulting Services industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $77.19 and fluctuated between $77.34 as its day high and $75.88 as its day low. The current market capitalization of TransUnion is $14.95B. A total of 1.43 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.82M shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, TRU has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 29 BUYs and 32 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 281,822 shares during that period but sold 107,401.

In the most recent transaction, MONAHAN THOMAS L bought 1,800 shares of TRU for 57.46 per share on Nov 17. After the transaction, the Director now owns 19,071 company shares. In a previous transaction on Oct 30, Zukauckas Linda bought 2,350 shares at 43.62 per share. TRU shares that Director owns now total 7,781.

Among the insiders who sold shares, CHAOUKI STEVEN M disposed of 1,276 shares on Oct 02 at a per-share price of $71.43. This resulted in the President, US Markets & CI holding 56,860 shares of TRU after the transaction. In another insider transaction, CHAOUKI STEVEN M sold 1,277 shares at $82.06 per share on Sep 01. Company shares held by the President, US Markets & CI now total 58,136.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. TRU’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/6/2024 when it declared a $0.1050 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 3/22/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 12/4/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 11/16/2023. The TRU stock dividend was $0.1050 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for TRU in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $83.88 with high estimates of $101.00 and low estimates of $65.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, TRU has a high of $82.75 and a low of $42.09.

As of this writing, TRU has an earnings estimate of $0.8 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 17 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.84 per share and a lower estimate of $0.71. The company reported an EPS of $0.91 in the last quarter, which was -3.20% lower than expectations of $0.94.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. TRU’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.85B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $6.52B in debt and $1.36B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $20.68, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $4.01B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for TRU is Buy with a score of 4.22.

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