Experian (LON:EXPN) Rating Reiterated by Barclays

Barclays reiterated their overweight rating on shares of Experian (LON:EXPN) in a research report released on Wednesday morning, Digital Look reports. Barclays currently has a GBX 2,650 ($34.63) price objective on the stock.

EXPN has been the topic of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group dropped their target price on Experian from GBX 2,600 ($33.97) to GBX 2,500 ($32.67) and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, November 4th. Morgan Stanley restated an equal weight rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Monday, November 11th. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on Experian in a research report on Wednesday, October 23rd. They set an outperform rating and a GBX 2,700 ($35.28) target price on the stock. UBS Group restated a buy rating on shares of Experian in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on Experian from GBX 2,400 ($31.36) to GBX 2,600 ($33.97) and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 17th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 2,404.44 ($31.42).

Shares of LON:EXPN traded down GBX 26 ($0.34) during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 2,438 ($31.86). 1,621,210 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,870,000. Experian has a fifty-two week low of GBX 1,770 ($23.13) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 2,641 ($34.51). The company has a quick ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 0.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 188.52. The firm has a market cap of $22.35 billion and a PE ratio of 30.55. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 2,451.62 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 2,418.76.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.46%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 2nd. Experian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.46%.

About Experian

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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