Transunion (NYSE:TRU) Has Decline in Shorts

March 14, 2018 - By Rodney Autry

 Transunion (NYSE:TRU) Has Decline in Shorts

The stock of Transunion (NYSE:TRU) registered a decrease of 43.49% in short interest. TRU’s total short interest was 1.41M shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 43.49% from 2.49M shares, reported previously. With 939,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their TRU’s short positions. The short interest to Transunion’s float is 0.83%.

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $58.47. About 54,958 shares traded. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has risen 32.43% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.73% the S&P500.

TransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company has market cap of $10.74 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: U.S. It has a 25.2 P/E ratio. Information Services , International, and Consumer Interactive.

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering TransUnion (NYSE:TRU), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. TransUnion had 56 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27 with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Tuesday, August 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Thursday, March 23. Morgan Stanley maintained TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) rating on Wednesday, February 14. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $57 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 4 with “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, January 18, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. On Wednesday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

More recent TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) news were published by: which released: “Why Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Exited Its $1.1 Billion Stake In TransUnion (TRU)” on March 13, 2018. Also published the news titled: “TransUnion Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of 19889564 Shares of …” on March 06, 2018.‘s news article titled: “TransUnion (TRU) Beats on Q4 Earnings, 2018 Guidance Up” with publication date: February 13, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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