Deutsche Bank reiterated their sell rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPN) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group raised their price objective on Experian from GBX 1,720 ($22.47) to GBX 1,730 ($22.61) and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Barclays reaffirmed an overweight rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.13) price objective on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, January 18th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on Experian from GBX 2,000 ($26.13) to GBX 2,100 ($27.44) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a report on Monday, January 21st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, January 18th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised their price objective on Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,600 ($33.97) and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, January 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Experian presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 2,088.33 ($27.29).
LON:EXPN traded down GBX 20 ($0.26) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 2,300 ($30.05). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,345,303 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.77 billion and a PE ratio of 26.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 157.87, a current ratio of 0.53 and a quick ratio of 0.53. Experian has a 52-week low of GBX 1,703.50 ($22.26) and a 52-week high of GBX 2,256 ($29.48).
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.13%. This is a positive change 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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