EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report issued on Monday morning, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Experian plc offers information services. The company’s business segment consists of Credit Services, Decision Analytics, Marketing Services and Consumer Services. The Decision Analytics segment provides application processing, customer management, fraud solutions and collections software and systems. The Marketing Services segment provides data, analytics and cross-channel campaign management to help its clients to execute their marketing campaigns, develop their messaging, interact with their customers across channels and measure the success of their campaigns. The Consumer Services segment provides credit monitoring, fraud protection and identity management services to consumers through the Internet. The Credit Services segment provides information to organizations to help them manage the risks associated with extending credit to their customers and preventing fraud. Experian plc, formerly known as Experian Group Limited, is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. “

A number of other research firms have also commented on EXPGY. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 18th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. Macquarie reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from an underweight rating to an equal weight rating in a report on Monday, June 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR presently has a consensus rating of Hold.

EXPGY opened at $31.09 on Monday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $30.35 and a 200-day moving average price of $28.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $31.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.05, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 0.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 0.44 and a quick ratio of 0.44. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR has a one year low of $22.06 and a one year high of $31.40.

The business also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th were issued a dividend of $0.305 per share. This is an increase from EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.29. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 27th. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR’s payout ratio is currently 62.89%.

EXPERIAN PLC/ADR Company Profile

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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