Experian plc (LON:EXPN) Insider Kerry Williams Sells 92,720 Shares

Experian plc (LON:EXPN) insider Kerry Williams sold 92,720 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 2,659 ($34.74), for a total transaction of £2,465,424.80 ($3,221,093.28).

EXPN opened at GBX 2,681 ($35.03) on Friday. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,691.32. The company has a current ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 139.05. The stock has a market cap of £24.75 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.38. Experian plc has a 1 year low of GBX 2,265 ($29.59) and a 1 year high of GBX 3,192 ($41.70).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 24th will be issued a $0.33 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.87%. This is an increase from Experian’s previous dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 24th. Experian’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.75%.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on EXPN shares. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 3,750 ($48.99) target price on shares of Experian in a research note on Thursday, May 20th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 2,550 ($33.32) target price on shares of Experian in a report on Thursday, May 20th. Jefferies Financial Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,900 ($24.82) target price on shares of Experian in a report on Wednesday, May 19th. Royal Bank of Canada cut shares of Experian to an “underperform” rating and cut their price target for the company from GBX 2,900 ($37.89) to GBX 2,400 ($31.36) in a report on Thursday, June 3rd. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Experian in a report on Friday, May 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Experian has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,821.43 ($36.86).

About Experian

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 their customers, as well as to manage the risks related with lending. The company also offers analytical and decision tools that enhance businesses to manage their customers, minimize the risk of fraud, comply with legal requirements, and automate decisions and processes.

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