University of Notre Dame DU Lac Invests $4.86 Million in TransUnion (TRU) Stock
University of Notre Dame DU Lac bought a new stake in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 102,773 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $4,857,000. University of Notre Dame DU Lac owned about 0.06% of TransUnion at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 65,272 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,503,000 after buying an additional 3,250 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 20.4% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 311,633 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $11,951,000 after buying an additional 52,875 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC boosted its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 12,220 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $529,000 after buying an additional 321 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado boosted its holdings in shares of TransUnion by 138.6% during the 2nd quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 4,009 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $174,000 after buying an additional 2,329 shares in the last quarter. Finally, NGAM Advisors L.P. raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 22.1% during the second quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 12,657 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $548,000 after purchasing an additional 2,294 shares during the period.
TRU has been the topic of a number of research reports. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Friday, September 8th. SunTrust Banks upped their target price on TransUnion to $64.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised TransUnion from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $52.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 target price (up from $50.00) on shares of TransUnion in a research report on Sunday, October 29th. Finally, Barclays upped their target price on TransUnion from $50.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. TransUnion has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $55.00.
In related news, CFO Todd M. Cello sold 4,110 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.97, for a total value of $217,706.70. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 21,963 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,163,380.11. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, EVP Christopher A. Cartwright sold 234,565 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.05, for a total value of $12,912,803.25. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 105,917 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,830,730.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 4,231,366 shares of company stock valued at $220,792,192 over the last three months. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Shares of TransUnion (TRU) traded down $0.62 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $55.03. The stock had a trading volume of 1,331,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,403,996. The firm has a market capitalization of $10,149.91, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.26 and a beta of 0.64. TransUnion has a one year low of $29.10 and a one year high of $56.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.51, a current ratio of 1.84 and a quick ratio of 1.84.
TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $498.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $475.52 million. TransUnion had a return on equity of 21.37% and a net margin of 13.17%. TransUnion’s quarterly revenue was up 13.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.38 EPS. research analysts anticipate that TransUnion will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.
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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