TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. For more than 30 years, TransUnion has worked with businesses and consumers to gather, analyze and deliver the critical information needed to build strong economies throughout the world. The result? Businesses can better manage risk and customer relationships. And consumers can better understand and manage credit so they can achieve their financial goals. TransUnion's dedicated associates support more than 50,000 customers on five continents and more than 500 million consumers worldwide.
Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
4,700 (est)
TransUnion was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

TransUnion Office Locations

TransUnion has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
555 W Adams St

TransUnion Financials and Metrics

TransUnion Financials

TransUnion's revenue was reported to be $1.7 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

498 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

328.7 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

71.9 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

126.6 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

10.2 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

253.3 m


12.3 b
TransUnion's current market capitalization is $10.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 b1.5 b1.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

579.1 m

Gross profit

1.1 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


378.5 m389.1 m405.7 m425.7 m437.6 m455 m474.8 m498 m

Cost of goods sold

131.5 m135.1 m149.1 m143.8 m141.5 m151.2 m151.9 m169.3 m

Gross profit

247 m254 m256.6 m281.9 m296.1 m303.8 m322.9 m328.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


154.3 m111.2 m77.9 m133.2 m182.2 m

Current Assets

357.2 m550 m


1.9 b2.2 b

Total Assets

4.5 b4.8 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


117.5 m59.4 m93.2 m103.1 m87 m758 m128.7 m150.3 m141.3 m137.9 m131.2 m142 m253.3 m

Current Assets

365.1 m303.5 m357.9 m365.5 m428.3 m1.1 b453.7 m493.8 m498.1 m492.7 m550.3 m689 m


1.9 b1.9 b2 b2 b

Total Assets

4.4 b4.5 b4.6 b4.6 b4.6 b5.3 b4.5 b4.7 b4.7 b4.8 b4.8 b4.8 b4.9 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(3.9 m)131.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

115 m265.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(1 m)(42.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(800 k)2.9 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

2.7 m(13.5 m)6.4 m6.3 m(4.4 m)(4.8 m)(5.8 m)14.6 m34.3 m78.8 m64.5 m131.8 m203.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

72.1 m51.5 m106.8 m174.1 m69.1 m137.7 m209.2 m72.5 m146.5 m209.6 m58 m116.3 m176.2 m

Accounts Receivable

(14.2 m)(18.4 m)(24.4 m)(30.4 m)(14.5 m)(32.7 m)(38.3 m)(30.8 m)(22.9 m)(34.2 m)(10.7 m)(11.4 m)(40.1 m)

Accounts Payable

(3.8 m)800 k12 m2.9 m500 k6.4 m(4.5 m)2.8 m2.2 m(1.5 m)(900 k)3.5 m10.2 m
Y, 2017


97.3 x


35.3 x


47.8 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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TransUnion Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



Consumers in Database

200 m200 m270 m
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TransUnion Market Value History

TransUnion Revenue Breakdown

TransUnion Median Salaries

Source: 232 public H-1B filings from TransUnion

TransUnion's Web-traffic and Trends

TransUnion Online and Social Media Presence

TransUnion News and Updates

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