|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||64.01 - 67.32|
|52 Week Range||38.63 - 67.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||28.81|
|Earnings Date||Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||60.81|
The bears woke up Friday and pushed the major indexes below their 50-day lines. Yet the Nasdaq still looks ready to march higher for a second week in a row.
The addition of Leeds-based Callcredit, the second-largest credit reporting firm in Britain, would help bolster TransUnion's international business, according to a statement from the Chicago-headquartered company. Shares in TransUnion, which has operations in North and Latin America, Africa and Asia, were up 9.8 percent at $66.48 at 12.30 p.m. EDT (1630 GMT), having hit a lifetime high earlier in the session, on the back of the acquisition and first-quarter earnings which exceeded expectations. The purchase of Callcredit was for cash, according to a separate statement from GTCR.
U.S. credit reporting agency TransUnion on Friday said it will buy UK consumer data provider Callcredit for 1 billion pounds ($1.4 billion) from private equity firm GTCR, expanding its operations into Europe for the first time. The addition of Leeds-based Callcredit, the second-largest credit reporting firm in Britain, would help bolster TransUnion's international business, according to a statement from the Chicago-headquartered company. Shares in TransUnion, which has operations in North and Latin America, Africa and Asia, were up 9.8 percent at $66.48 at 12.30 p.m. EDT (1630 GMT), having hit a lifetime high earlier in the session, on the back of the acquisition and first-quarter earnings which exceeded expectations.
This is an increase over its earnings per share of 42 cents from the same time last year. It is also a boon to TRU stock by coming in well above Wall Street’s earnings per share estimate of 52 cents for the quarter. TransUnion’s net income reported for the first quarter of 2018 was $75.40 million.
Consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion beat Q1 forecasts, raised its full-year guidance and agreed to buy U.K.-based Callcredit.
Credit bureau TransUnion said Friday it has reached agreement to acquire Callcredit, a U.K. credit and consumer data business for 1 billion pounds, or $1.4 billion. Callcredit was founded in 2000 and offers strong synergies to TransUnion, according to Chief Executive Jim Peck. The deal was announced as TransUnion reported first-quarter earnings, showing net income of $73.1 million, or 38 cents a share, up from $62.3 million, or 33 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Let’s talk about the popular TransUnion (NYSE:TRU). The company’s shares saw a decent share price growth in the teens level on the NYSE over the last few months. With manyRead More...
The Chicago-based company said it had profit of 38 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 57 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average ...
Credit reporting agency TransUnion on Friday said it will buy consumer data provider Callcredit for $1.4 billion to boost its presence in the UK. The deal is expected to close late in the second quarter ...
CHICAGO, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Callcredit Information Group Limited ("Callcredit" or the "Company") to TransUnion (TRU) for £1.0 billion in cash consideration. Founded in 2000, Callcredit is the second largest credit reference agency in the UK with over 3,000 customers, including the UK's largest financial institutions and organizations in the alternative lending, insurance, telecom, utilities and public sectors, among others. The Company's innovative data solutions and software and analytics services enable real-time credit reporting and scoring, multi-bureau decisioning analysis, loan affordability assessments, customer account monitoring and management, and fraud protection and identify verification.
CHICAGO, April 20, 2018-- TransUnion today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.. Total revenue was $537 million, an increase of 18 percent compared with the first quarter of ...
CHICAGO, April 20, 2018-- TransUnion announced today its agreement to purchase Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest and fastest growing consumer credit bureau in the U.K., headquartered ...
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TransUnion's (TRU) first-quarter 2018 results to benefit from strength across all operating segments, and Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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TransUnion's (TRU) business model with highly recurring and diversified revenue streams, significant operating leverage, low capital requirements and strong and stable cash flows is impressive.
IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CalAmp (CAMP) announced today plans to partner with TransUnion (TRU) to help insurance carriers better manage risk, minimize replacement losses and improve customer service. "Bringing together the proven capabilities of our LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System with TransUnion's strength in insurance data analytics means insurers will gain access to enhanced services for tracking and recovering stolen vehicles," said Michael Burdiek, president and chief executive officer at CalAmp. The partnership intends to leverage TransUnion's insurance data and industry relationships to the benefit of consumers and insurance companies through the activation of stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) services in LoJack's installed base of vehicles with units previously in a dormant state.
CHICAGO, April 10, 2018-- Access to relevant data can make or break a startup company, especially in the ultra-competitive financial services industry. To meet the needs of startups and their investors, ...
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