Beacon Financial Group Has Decreased Metlife (MET) Holding By $7.20 Million; 11 Analysts Bullish TransUnion (TRU)

Beacon Financial Group decreased Metlife Inc (MET) stake by 95.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group sold 141,106 shares as Metlife Inc (MET)’s stock declined 4.70%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 5,930 shares with $308,000 value, down from 147,036 last quarter. Metlife Inc now has $55.30 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.35% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $52.55. About 5.95 million shares traded or 35.19% up from the average. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering TransUnion (NYSE:TRU), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. TransUnion has $64.0 highest and $26 lowest target. $52.45’s average target is -8.22% below currents $57.15 stock price. TransUnion had 49 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 12. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, May 26 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 18. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, September 21. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 27 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of TRU in report on Wednesday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) earned “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, November 17. See TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) latest ratings:

12/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Maintain
17/11/2017 Broker: Atlantic Securities Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $50 New Target: $55 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $50 New Target: $59 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: $54 New Target: $60 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $51 Downgrade

The stock increased 1.17% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $57.15. About 908,827 shares traded. TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) has risen 32.43% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.73% the S&P500.

TransUnion provides risk and information solutions. The company has market cap of $10.42 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: U.S. It has a 44.27 P/E ratio. Information Services , International, and Consumer Interactive.

Beacon Financial Group increased Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 12,644 shares to 37,524 valued at $1.26M in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares stake by 77,338 shares and now owns 161,015 shares. Compass Minerals Int (NYSE:CMP) was raised too.

Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife has $7800 highest and $46 lowest target. $58.75’s average target is 11.80% above currents $52.55 stock price. MetLife had 46 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Wells Fargo reinitiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 23 report. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Monday, August 29 with “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $62 target in Friday, July 31 report. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $56 target in Friday, November 3 report. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Neutral”. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26 with “Sell”. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” on Monday, November 28.

Analysts await MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, down 17.78% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.35 per share. MET’s profit will be $1.17 billion for 11.84 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by MetLife, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.83% EPS growth.