EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) Lowered to “Sell” at Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:EXPGY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday, 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. “

EXPGY has been the subject of several other reports. Credit Suisse Group lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from an outperform rating to a neutral rating in a report on Tuesday, June 18th. Macquarie reissued a neutral rating on shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR in a report on Tuesday, June 25th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered shares of EXPERIAN PLC/ADR from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, July 10th. 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 research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold.

EXPERIAN PLC/ADR stock opened at $30.36 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $30.32 and a 200 day moving average of $28.69. EXPERIAN PLC/ADR has a 12-month low of $22.06 and a 12-month high of $31.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 0.44 and a quick ratio of 0.44.

The firm also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 28th were paid a $0.305 dividend. 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 dividend payout ratio is presently 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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