Experian (LON:EXPN) Stock Price Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $2,866.29

Experian plc (LON:EXPN) passed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of GBX 2,866.29 ($37.45) and traded as high as GBX 3,418 ($44.66). Experian shares last traded at GBX 3,338 ($43.61), with a volume of 871,877 shares.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on EXPN shares. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,500 ($32.66) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Monday, July 19th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft boosted their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,580 ($33.71) to GBX 2,900 ($37.89) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 15th. Finally, Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,750 ($48.99) price target on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, July 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,762.50 ($36.09).

The firm has a market cap of £30.79 billion and a PE ratio of 52.32. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 3,203.28 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,866.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 141.17, a current ratio of 0.59 and a quick ratio of 0.59.

In related news, insider Kerry Williams sold 59,332 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,246 ($42.41), for a total value of £1,925,916.72 ($2,516,222.52). Also, insider Ruba Borno acquired 671 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 28th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,115 ($40.70) per share, with a total value of £20,901.65 ($27,308.14).

Experian Company Profile (LON:EXPN)

Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology company. The company operates through two segments, Business-to-Business and Consumer Services. It provides data services to identify and understand their customers, as well as to manage the risks related with lending. The company also offers analytical and decision tools that enhance businesses to manage their customers, minimize the risk of fraud, comply with legal requirements, and automate decisions and processes.

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