TransUnion Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:TRU)

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TransUnion
Updated on : Sep 22, 2017
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TRU 45.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2502.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 22, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Business Information Services
Sector :
Business Services
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
22.3%
Sector Average:
8.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
2.35B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.6
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$106.9M
Net Income:
$64.9M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
TRU PS :
4.6
Industry PS :
1.7
Sector:   Business Services.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
7.9%
Return on Equity:
15.1%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
15.8%
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TransUnion Stock Analysis

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View TransUnion stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for TRU stock.

TransUnion Stock Rating 3.2/5

Our TransUnion stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This TransUnion stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy TRU stock?

  • TransUnion's revenue growth came in at 11.5% in 2017 Q2.
  • The TTM operating margin was good at 22.3% for TransUnion.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 12.1% for TransUnion.
  • The operating cash flow looks good at 1.6 times the net income.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 15.8%.

Should you sell TRU stock?

  • TransUnion has a debt/equity ratio of  1.6, which is worse than the average in the Business Services sector.
  • TRU stock is trading at a PE ratio of 29.2, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 23.1.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 4.6, which is higher in comparison to the Business Information Services industry average of 1.7, making TRU stock expensive.

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