Experian’s (EXPN) “Buy” Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group reissued their buy rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPNFree Report) in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, Marketbeat reports. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a GBX 4,020 ($50.04) price objective on the stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Barclays restated an overweight rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($44.82) price target on shares of Experian in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Shore Capital restated a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, Experian currently has an average rating of Moderate Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 3,394 ($42.25).

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Experian Stock Performance

EXPN opened at GBX 3,198 ($39.81) on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of £29.39 billion, a PE ratio of 3,593.26, a PEG ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 0.64. Experian has a twelve month low of GBX 2,366 ($29.45) and a twelve month high of GBX 3,530 ($43.94). The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,377.90 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 3,116.15. The company has a current ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 102.92.

Experian Cuts Dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 4th were paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 4th. Experian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 4,943.82%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Experian news, insider Jonathan Howell sold 2,318 shares of Experian stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,420 ($42.57), for a total transaction of £79,275.60 ($98,687.41). 0.25% of the stock is owned by 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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