TransUnion Receives a Buy from Stifel Nicolaus

By Carrie Williams

Stifel Nicolaus analyst Shlomo Rosenbaum reiterated a Buy rating on TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) today and set a price target of $62. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $54.95.

According to, Rosenbaum is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.3% and a 64.3% success rate. Rosenbaum covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Corporate Executive Board, Laureate Education Inc, and Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on TransUnion is Strong Buy and the average price target is $63, representing a 14.6% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Cowen & Co. also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $61 price target.

TransUnion’s market cap is currently $10.02B and has a P/E ratio of 42.27. The company has a book value ratio of 6.8834.

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TransUnion engages in the provision of information and risk management solutions. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International, and Consumer Interactive. The USIS segment consists of consumer reports, risk scores, and analytical services.