Experian (LON:EXPN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Deutsche Bank in a report released on Thursday, February 28th.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on EXPN. Goldman Sachs Group increased their target price on Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,600 ($33.97) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 21st. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, January 11th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, January 18th. Finally, Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Monday, January 14th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,981 ($25.89).
Shares of EXPN traded up GBX 32 ($0.42) during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 2,035 ($26.59). The company had a trading volume of 1,362,685 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. The company has a market capitalization of $18.34 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.50. Experian has a 52-week low of GBX 1,494.50 ($19.53) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,102 ($27.47). The company has a quick ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 157.87.
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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