Shares of Experian plc (LON:EXPN) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven analysts that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 1,960 ($25.61).
EXPN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank cut shares of Experian to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, March 11th. Goldman Sachs Group increased their price target on shares of Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,600 ($33.97) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 21st. UBS Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Friday, January 11th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, February 8th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Monday, January 14th.
LON:EXPN opened at GBX 2,031 ($26.54) on Wednesday. Experian has a 12-month low of GBX 1,494.50 ($19.53) and a 12-month high of GBX 2,069 ($27.04). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 157.87, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.38 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.45.
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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