Experian (LON:EXPN) Stock Price Passes Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $2,676.17

Experian plc (LON:EXPNGet Rating) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,676.17 ($31.64) and traded as high as GBX 2,961 ($35.01). Experian shares last traded at GBX 2,938 ($34.74), with a volume of 528,083 shares.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

EXPN has been the topic of several recent research reports. Royal Bank of Canada cut their price target on Experian from GBX 3,000 ($35.47) to GBX 2,900 ($34.29) and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 17th. Citigroup reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,827 ($33.43) price target on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, November 11th. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,250 ($38.43) price target on shares of Experian in a report on Thursday, November 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut their price target on Experian from GBX 3,250 ($38.43) to GBX 3,200 ($37.84) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,095.40 ($36.60).

Experian Trading Down 0.2 %

The company has a market capitalization of £27.06 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,798.10. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 2,737.06 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 2,676.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 110.07.

Experian Cuts Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 5th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 5th. Experian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 46.11%.

Experian Company Profile

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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 the 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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