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EXPERIAN PLC

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Experian 1st Half Performance Was Resilient, Driven by North America, Brazil

11/17/2020 | 02:36am EST

By Sabela Ojea

Experian PLC on Tuesday reported a fall in pretax profit for the first half of fiscal 2021 and said that its performance for the period was resilient, marked by organic revenue growth at the top end of its guidance for the second quarter.

The FTSE 100 credit-reporting agency posted a pretax profit of $458 million for the six months ended Sept. 30, compared with $480 million for the same period a year earlier.

Benchmark earnings before interest and taxes decreased to $648 million from $670 million for the year-earlier period. Benchmark EBIT in North America--the company's core region--increased to $610 million from the previous $544 million.

Revenue declined slightly to $2.49 billion from $2.50 billion. The company said that the standout performance across the group was the consumer services division, which has nearly 100 million free memberships.

"The drivers of growth stemmed largely from North America and Brazil which offset COVID-19 related declines in other territories. For the third quarter we expect organic revenue growth in the range of 3% to 5%," Chief Executive Brian Cassin said.

Write to Sabela Ojea at sabela.ojea@wsj.com; @sabelaojeaguix

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

11-17-20 0235ET

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EURO / BRAZILIAN REAL (EUR/BRL) 2.24% 6.6542 Delayed Quote.2.58%
EXPERIAN PLC -0.26% 2636 Delayed Quote.-5.08%
MSCI UNITED KINGDOM (STRD, UHD) -0.69% 1069.389 Real-time Quote.4.45%
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Financials (USD)
Sales 2021 5 291 M - -
Net income 2021 790 M - -
Net Debt 2021 3 854 M - -
P/E ratio 2021 40,4x
Yield 2021 1,31%
Capitalization 32 936 M 32 897 M -
EV / Sales 2021 6,95x
EV / Sales 2022 6,31x
Nbr of Employees 17 800
Free-Float 93,8%
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Number of Analysts 18
Average target price 41,01 $
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Spread / Highest target 41,6%
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Brian Jude Cassin Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Michael John Rogers Chairman
Kerry L. Williams Chief Operating Officer & Director
Lloyd Mark Pitchford Chief Financial Officer & Director
Barry J. Libenson Chief Information Officer
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