EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Thursday, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Experian plc offers information services. The company’s business segment consists of Credit Services, Decision Analytics, Marketing Services and Consumer Services. The Decision Analytics segment provides application processing, customer management, fraud solutions and collections software and systems. The Marketing Services segment provides data, analytics and cross-channel campaign management to help its clients to execute their marketing campaigns, develop their messaging, interact with their customers across channels and measure the success of their campaigns. The Consumer Services segment provides credit monitoring, fraud protection and identity management services to consumers through the Internet. The Credit Services segment provides information to organizations to help them manage the risks associated with extending credit to their customers and preventing fraud. Experian plc, formerly known as Experian Group Limited, is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. “

EXPGY has been the topic of several other reports. Macquarie reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR in a research note on Tuesday, June 25th. Morgan Stanley cut Meili from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $14.00 to $4.20 in a research note on Monday, June 3rd. Credit Suisse Group cut to a neutral rating and upped their price target for the stock from GBX 2,250 ($29.40) to GBX 2,360 ($30.84) in a research note on Tuesday, June 18th. BNP Paribas began coverage on TransUnion in a research note on Friday, March 15th. They issued a neutral rating and a $66.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group cut EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold.

Shares of EXPGY stock opened at $29.92 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.77 billion, a PE ratio of 30.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 0.72. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $30.29. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR has a twelve month low of $22.06 and a twelve month high of $31.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 0.44 and a current ratio of 0.44.

The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a $0.305 dividend. This is a boost from EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.29. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s dividend payout ratio is currently 62.89%.

About EXPERIAN PLC/ADR

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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