Experian (LON:EXPN) Shares Cross Above 200-Day Moving Average of $2,900.28

Experian plc (LON:EXPNGet Free Report)’s share price crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of GBX 2,900.28 ($36.36) and traded as high as GBX 3,299 ($41.36). Experian shares last traded at GBX 3,297 ($41.33), with a volume of 2,077,976 shares.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research firms recently issued reports on EXPN. Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 3,700 ($46.38) target price on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 2,450 ($30.71) price target on shares of Experian in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,880 ($36.10) price target on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Experian presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,057.50 ($38.33).

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Experian Stock Down 0.2 %

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 3,159.48 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,900.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 102.92, a current ratio of 0.65 and a quick ratio of 0.76. The company has a market cap of £30.23 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,746.59, a P/E/G ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 0.63.

Experian Cuts Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 4th were given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 4th. Experian’s payout ratio is 5,000.00%.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Craig Boundy sold 226,166 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,192 ($40.02), for a total value of £7,219,218.72 ($9,050,042.27). 0.31% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About Experian

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Experian plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a technology company in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in two segments, Business-to-Business and Consumer Services. The company collects, sorts, aggregates, and transforms data from various sources to provide a range of data-driven services.

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