Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on EXPN. Deutsche Bank reissued a sell rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group reissued a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Monday. UBS Group reissued a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Friday, May 10th. Shore Capital reissued a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on Experian from GBX 2,100 ($27.44) to GBX 2,225 ($29.07) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Thursday, April 11th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 2,088.33 ($27.29).
Shares of LON:EXPN traded up GBX 68 ($0.89) on Wednesday, hitting GBX 2,307 ($30.15). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 837,445 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. Experian has a 12 month low of GBX 1,703.50 ($22.26) and a 12 month high of GBX 2,256 ($29.48). The stock has a market cap of $20.53 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 157.87, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 0.53.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. This represents a yield of 1.13%. This is a boost from Experian’s previous dividend of $0.14. Experian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 0.40%.
Experian 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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