Goldman Sachs Group cut shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note published on Wednesday, The Fly reports.
A number of other research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Meili from an equal weight rating to an underweight rating and dropped their price objective for the company from $14.00 to $4.20 in a report on Monday, June 3rd. Macquarie reiterated a neutral rating on shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of to a neutral rating and raised their price objective for the company from GBX 2,250 ($29.40) to GBX 2,360 ($30.84) in a report on Tuesday, June 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Merchants from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Monday, July 1st. Finally, BNP Paribas assumed coverage on shares of TransUnion in a report on Friday, March 15th. They issued a neutral rating and a $66.00 price objective for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of Hold.
Shares of OTCMKTS EXPGY opened at $29.92 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $30.29. The company has a market cap of $30.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.85, a PEG ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 0.72. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR has a 1 year low of $22.06 and a 1 year high of $31.40. The company has a current ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02.
The company also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of $0.305 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. This is an increase from EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.29. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s dividend payout ratio is currently 62.89%.
EXPERIAN PLC/ADR Company Profile
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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