TransUnion (TRU) Beta Value: Understanding the Market Risk

The 36-month beta value for TRU is also noteworthy at 1.60. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 rating it as “overweight,” 4 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

The public float for TRU is 193.51M, and at present, short sellers hold a 2.84% of that float. The average trading volume of TRU on April 03, 2024 was 1.61M shares.

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TRU) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) has plunged by -1.62 when compared to previous closing price of 79.10, but the company has seen a -0.85% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. GlobeNewsWire reported 2024-03-26 that CHICAGO, March 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) will publish its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024, in a press release to be issued at approximately 6:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) on Thursday, April 25, 2024. The company will hold a conference call on the same day at 8:30 a.m. Central Time (CT) to discuss its financial results. The press release and a live webcast of the earnings conference call will be available on the TransUnion Investor Relations website at http://www.transunion.com/tru.

TRU’s Market Performance

TransUnion (TRU) has experienced a -0.85% fall in stock performance for the past week, with a -1.13% drop in the past month, and a 13.26% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.34%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.47% for TRU. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -1.41% for TRU’s stock, with a 9.35% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of TRU

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for TRU stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for TRU by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for TRU in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $90 based on the research report published on April 01, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Oppenheimer, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see TRU reach a price target of $81. The rating they have provided for TRU stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on December 19th, 2023.

TRU Trading at 3.84% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought TRU to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.96% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.47%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.34%, as shares sank -1.47% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.86% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, TRU fell by -0.85%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.06% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $78.87. In addition, TransUnion saw 13.26% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at TRU starting from CHAOUKI STEVEN M, who sale 1,775 shares at the price of $81.30 back on Apr 01 ’24. After this action, CHAOUKI STEVEN M now owns 75,099 shares of TransUnion, valued at $144,308 using the latest closing price.

MAULDIN RICHARD DANE, the EVP – Operations of TransUnion, sale 1,500 shares at $78.10 during a trade that took place back on Mar 14 ’24, which means that MAULDIN RICHARD DANE is holding 22,033 shares at $117,150 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for TRU

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.03 for the present operating margin
  • 0.6 for the gross margin

The net margin for TransUnion stands at -0.07. The total capital return value is set at 0.01. Equity return is now at value -5.02, with -1.80 for asset returns.

Based on TransUnion (TRU), the company’s capital structure generated 0.57 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.12. The debt to equity ratio resting at 1.34. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 0.43.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 1.18 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 4.31. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.24. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.3for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.35. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.47.

Conclusion

In summary, TransUnion (TRU) has had a mixed performance as of late. Analysts have bullish opinions on the stock, with some viewing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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