Experian plc (LON:EXPN) Receives GBX 2,910 Consensus Price Target from Brokerages

Shares of Experian plc (LON:EXPN) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,910 ($38.02).

EXPN has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Experian from GBX 3,320 ($43.38) to GBX 3,500 ($45.73) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 7th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their target price on Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,500 ($32.66) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 19th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,750 ($48.99) target price on shares of Experian in a research note on Friday, July 16th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft increased their target price on Experian from GBX 2,580 ($33.71) to GBX 2,900 ($37.89) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 15th.

Experian stock opened at GBX 3,199.55 ($41.80) on Monday. The stock has a market cap of £29.53 billion and a P/E ratio of 49.61. Experian has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,265 ($29.59) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,439.49 ($44.94). The firm’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 3,199.68 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 2,934.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 141.17, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a current ratio of 0.59.

In other news, insider Ruba Borno bought 671 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 3,115 ($40.70) per share, for a total transaction of £20,901.65 ($27,308.14). Also, insider Kerry Williams sold 59,332 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,246 ($42.41), for a total transaction of £1,925,916.72 ($2,516,222.52).

Experian Company Profile

Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology company. The company operates through two segments, Business-to-Business and Consumer Services. It provides data services to identify and understand their customers, as well as to manage the risks related with lending. The company also offers analytical and decision tools that enhance businesses to manage their customers, minimize the risk of fraud, comply with legal requirements, and automate decisions and processes.

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