Latest Tally Of Analyst Opinions: Citigroup Inc. (C), TransUnion (TRU)

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares were trading lower by -0.32 percent ($-0.24) at $74.94 a piece in Wednesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $75.18. C trades with a P/S ratio of 3.5. This is lower than the both industry’s 89.99 and the wider sector’s 13.12. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.6 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 14.94. Shares of C have uptrended 11.82% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 6.99% in that time. Citigroup Inc. (C) has a market cap of $205.27 billion and over the last 12 months, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has gone stronger by 52.97%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:C) price has been as high as $76.02 and as low as $47.54. Citigroup Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 5.7% over the last 5 years.

Citigroup Inc. (Mean Target Price: $74.19)

The average 1-year price target for Citigroup Inc. (C) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $74.19/share. That’s a potential -1 decrease relative to where Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $55. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $90.

Citigroup Inc. (C) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.3 for Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 30 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track C 11 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 19, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Citigroup Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 18 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of C or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) Cheap From Peers?

TransUnion (TRU) knifed -0.32 percent lower and now trades for $49.7. TRU comes in with a P/S ratio of 5.01 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (13.12) and its peers (89.99). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 24.18 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 42.81. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $50.15 and as low as $28.92. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 10.7% over the last 5 years. Shares of TRU have increased 13.06% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 7.74% in that time.

TransUnion (Price Objective: $50)

TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has a market cap of $9.04 billion and over the last 12 months, TRU has risen by 51.76%. The average 1-year price target for (TRU) reveals an average price target of $50 per share. That’s a potential 0.6 gain from where (NYSE:TRU) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $46. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $54.

Analyst Thoughts About TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 14 analysts — of 2 for TransUnion (TRU) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track TransUnion 3 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 11 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 11 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:TRU) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.