Barclays reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPN) in a report released on Thursday morning, Digital Look reports. They currently have a GBX 2,400 ($31.36) target price on the stock.
Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 1,720 ($22.47) to GBX 1,730 ($22.61) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,000 ($26.13) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, January 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an overweight rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Friday, January 18th. Goldman Sachs Group lifted their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,600 ($33.97) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Monday, January 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of Experian to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, March 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 2,088.33 ($27.29).
Shares of EXPN stock opened at GBX 2,300 ($30.05) on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 157.87. The company has a market capitalization of $20.72 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.56. Experian has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,703.50 ($22.26) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,256 ($29.48).
The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 27th will be paid a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. This represents a yield of 1.13%. This is an increase from Experian’s previous dividend of $0.14. Experian’s payout ratio is currently 0.40%.
Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an information services company. The company offers credit services, such as holding, protecting, and managing data that help businesses and organizations to lend, as well as prevent frauds. Its credit services also holds information of people and businesses that have repaid credit in the past; and provides credit reports used by various businesses, such as banks, automotive dealers, healthcare providers, and retailers.
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