Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY Sells 290 Shares of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY cut its position in TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) by 2.0% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 13,876 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 290 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY’s holdings in TransUnion were worth $927,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of TRU. Vanguard Group Inc raised its position in shares of TransUnion by 0.7% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 15,801,372 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,162,665,000 after buying an additional 116,055 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 99.6% during the fourth quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 12,043 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $684,000 after purchasing an additional 6,010 shares during the last quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 534.2% during the fourth quarter. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 24,100 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,369,000 after purchasing an additional 20,300 shares during the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 24.4% during the fourth quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 24,875 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,413,000 after purchasing an additional 4,886 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund grew its stake in shares of TransUnion by 8.3% during the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 399,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $22,663,000 after purchasing an additional 30,550 shares during the last quarter.

NYSE TRU traded up $0.51 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $75.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 690,597 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,343,727. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $71.73. TransUnion has a twelve month low of $52.15 and a twelve month high of $79.48. The firm has a market cap of $14.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.78, a P/E/G ratio of 3.16 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.64, a current ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.90.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The business services provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $623.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $618.38 million. TransUnion had a net margin of 11.43% and a return on equity of 22.63%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.57 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that TransUnion will post 2.39 EPS for the current year.

In other TransUnion news, CAO Timothy Elberfeld sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total value of $187,500.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Christopher A. Cartwright sold 36,082 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.86, for a total transaction of $2,376,360.52. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 209,625 shares in the company, valued at $13,805,902.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 176,981 shares of company stock worth $12,094,260. Company insiders own 0.92% of the company’s stock.

TRU has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of China Southern Airlines from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 11th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of United Parcel Service in a research note on Tuesday, July 2nd. Barclays reissued a “buy” rating on shares of NXP Semiconductors in a research note on Sunday, May 5th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hudson Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 29th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $75.14.

TransUnion Company Profile

TransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International, and Consumer Interactive. The USIS segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, and analytical and decisioning services for businesses. These businesses use its services to acquire new customers; assess consumer ability to pay for services; identify cross-selling opportunities; measure and manage debt portfolio risk; collect debt; verify consumer identities; and investigate potential fraud.

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