Experian plc (LON:EXPN) Insider Mike Rogers Acquires 1,500 Shares

Experian plc (LON:EXPNGet Rating) insider Mike Rogers bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,818 ($35.05) per share, for a total transaction of £42,270 ($52,574.63).

Experian Trading Up 0.6 %

Shares of Experian stock opened at GBX 2,830 ($35.20) on Tuesday. Experian plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 2,242 ($27.89) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 3,160 ($39.30). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 110.07, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.77. The firm has a market capitalization of £26.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,369.05, a PEG ratio of 2.02 and a beta of 0.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 2,710.16 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,830.16.

Experian Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 22nd. This is a boost from Experian’s previous dividend of $0.17. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. Experian’s dividend payout ratio is currently 5,238.10%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday. Citigroup reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Experian in a research note on Monday, March 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Experian to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 3,250 ($40.42) to GBX 2,900 ($36.07) in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,935.40 ($36.51).

About Experian

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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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