Experian (LON:EXPN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Shore Capital in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group set a €15.00 ($17.44) price objective on shares of freenet and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, May 13th. Barclays restated a “buy” rating on shares of Netflix in a research note on Thursday, May 16th. Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 2,250 ($29.40) to GBX 2,360 ($30.84) in a research note on Tuesday, June 18th. UBS Group downgraded shares of to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 3,300 ($43.12) to GBX 3,500 ($45.73) in a research note on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of COMPASS GRP PLC/S in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,221.11 ($29.02).
Experian stock opened at GBX 2,389 ($31.22) on Tuesday. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 2,397.16. Experian has a one year low of GBX 1,710 ($22.34) and a one year high of GBX 2,463 ($32.18). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 139.09, a quick ratio of 0.43 and a current ratio of 0.44. The firm has a market cap of $21.71 billion and a P/E ratio of 31.43.
In other news, insider Kerry Williams sold 190,631 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,400 ($31.36), for a total value of £4,575,144 ($5,978,235.99). Also, insider Don Robert sold 550,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,423 ($31.66), for a total transaction of £13,326,500 ($17,413,432.64).
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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