Experian plc (LON:EXPN) receives an average rating of “Hold” from brokerages

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Experian plc (LON:EXPN – Get Rating) has received a consensus “Hold” recommendation from the seven brokerages that cover the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The 12-month average price target among brokerages that have reported on the stock over the past year is 3,162.50 GBX ($38.21).

Several equity research analysts have released reports on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut its price target on Experian shares from 3,800 GBX ($45.92) to 3,250 GBX ($39.27) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report from Wednesday, July 13. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on Experian shares in a Thursday, July 14 research report. Barclays cut its price target on Experian shares from 3,300 GBX ($39.87) to 3,250 GBX ($39.27) and set an ‘overweight’ rating for the company in a research report Monday, July 18. Finally, Citigroup downgraded shares of Experian to a “neutral” rating in a Friday, July 15 research report.

Insider activity

In other news from Experian, insider Ruba Borno bought 937 shares of the company in a trade dated Thursday, June 30. The share was bought at an average cost of 2,385 GBX ($28.82) per share, for a total transaction of £22,347.45 ($27,002.72).

Experian trades up 1.1%

Experian stock opened at 2,655 GBX ($32.08) on Monday. Experian has a 52-week minimum of 2,242 GBX ($27.09) and a 52-week maximum of 3,689 GBX ($44.57). The company has a debt ratio of 103.17, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 0.85. The stock has a market capitalization of £24.44 billion and a P/E ratio of 2,426.61. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of 2,766.65 GBX and a 200-day simple moving average of 2,708.84 GBX.

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 customers, as well as manage loan risk. The company also offers analytical and decision-making tools that allow companies to manage their customers, minimize the risk of fraud, comply with legal requirements and automate decisions and processes.

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