Equifax Company Profile (NYSE:EFX)

About Equifax

Equifax logoEquifax Inc. is a provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments and consumers. The Company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions and Personal Solutions. USIS provides consumer and commercial information solutions to businesses in the United States, including online information, decisioning technology solutions, fraud and identity management services, portfolio management services, mortgage reporting and financial marketing services. International includes Canada, Europe and Latin America business units. Workforce Solutions provides services enabling clients to verify income and employment, as well as to outsource and automate the performance of certain payroll-related and human resources management business processes. Personal Solutions provides products to consumers in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Research & Consulting Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: EFX
  • CUSIP: 29442910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $134.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $132.35
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $125.40
  • 52-Week Range: $91.72 - $136.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.04
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.47
  • P/E Growth: 2.07
  • Market Cap: $16.06B
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,335,000
  • Beta: 0.87
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 16.11%
  • Return on Equity: 24.51%
  • Return on Assets: 10.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.97%
  • Current Ratio: 0.65%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.65%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Equifax (NYSE:EFX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $139.25 (3.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$140.00 -> $150.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$128.00 -> $131.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$133.00 -> $155.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$125.00 -> $145.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$131.00 -> $143.00View Rating Details
6/15/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$136.00View Rating Details
4/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$128.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
4/1/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/30/2016Cowen and CompanyInitiated CoverageOutperform$126.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/1/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2016        
7/27/2016Q216$1.36$1.43$802.85 million$811.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$1.15$1.23$699.06 million$728.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$1.11$1.14$663.00 million$666.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$1.10$1.14$663.78 million$667.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$1.10$1.15$662.52 million$678.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$1.02$1.07$635.43 million$651.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$1.02$1.02$618.13 million$624.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.97$1.01$622.20 million$613.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.94$0.96$616.03 million$613.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.87$0.89$586.65 million$584.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.91$0.91$579.76 million$578.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.89$0.90$576.00 million$572.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.90$0.92$576.85 million$586.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.87$0.87$568.11 million$566.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.74$0.78$556.89 million$558.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.72$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.72$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.65$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.64$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.50$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.58$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.60$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.3 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.14$1.14$1.14
Q2 20162$1.36$1.37$1.37
Q3 20163$1.35$1.36$1.35
Q4 20163$1.35$1.38$1.37
Q1 20171$1.40$1.40$1.40
Q2 20171$1.56$1.56$1.56
Q3 20171$1.48$1.48$1.48
Q4 20171$1.50$1.50$1.50
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:0.98%
Dividend Growth:17.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:34.38% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.91% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
22.04% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/5/2016quarterly$0.331%8/17/20168/19/20169/15/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.331.1%5/23/20165/25/20166/15/2016
2/10/2016quarterly$0.331.41%3/1/20163/3/20163/15/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.291.09%11/19/201511/23/201512/15/2015
8/7/2015quarterly$0.291.11%8/19/20158/21/20159/15/2015
5/1/2015quarterly$0.291.16%5/20/20155/22/20156/15/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.291.25%3/2/20153/4/20153/13/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.251.29%11/20/201411/24/201412/15/2014
8/8/2014quarterly$0.251.32%8/20/20148/22/20149/15/2014
5/2/2014quarterly$0.251.41%5/21/20145/23/20146/13/2014
2/13/2014quarterly$0.251.43%2/21/20142/25/20143/14/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.221.36%11/20/201311/22/201312/13/2013
8/1/2013quarterly$0.221.35%8/21/20138/23/20139/13/2013
5/15/2013quarterly$0.075/27/20137/5/2013
5/2/2013quarterly$0.221.42%5/22/20135/24/20136/14/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.221.58%2/20/20132/22/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.01%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/31/2016Paulino R BarrosInsiderSell5,205$132.00$687,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Rodolfo O PloderInsiderSell3,100$131.87$408,797.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Richard F SmithChairmanSell48,432$130.51$6,320,860.32View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Richard F SmithChairmanSell71,568$130.79$9,360,378.72View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Richard F SmithChairmanSell120,000$132.63$15,915,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016J Dann AdamsInsiderSell4,422$134.00$592,548.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Paulino R BarrosInsiderSell5,050$125.55$634,027.50View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Paulino R BarrosInsiderSell7,000$124.00$868,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Richard F SmithCEOSell190,000$122.63$23,299,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Mark B TempletonDirectorBuy2,000$119.67$239,340.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Coretha M RushingInsiderSell11,344$119.61$1,356,855.84View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Coretha M RushingInsiderSell5,672$120.22$681,887.84View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016J Dann AdamsInsiderSell2,500$105.89$264,725.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Joseph Michael Loughran IIICMOSell6,216$106.23$660,325.68View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Richard F SmithCEOSell84,812$103.43$8,772,105.16View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016David WebbInsiderSell6,084$103.38$628,963.92View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016John J. Kelley IIIVPSell8,946$102.03$912,760.38View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016J Dann AdamsinsiderSell3,349$101.37$339,488.13View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016David WebbInsiderSell3,983$96.61$384,797.63View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016John J Kelley IIIVPSell17,827$96.94$1,728,149.38View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Coretha M RushingInsiderSell12,820$106.96$1,371,227.20View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Coretha M. RushinginsiderSell25,000$106.55$2,663,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Joseph Michael Loughran IIICMOSell12,000$106.85$1,282,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Richard F SmithCEOSell87,500$99.57$8,712,375.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Joseph Michael Loughran IIICMOSell6,831$99.99$683,031.69View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015J Dann AdamsInsiderSell1,148$99.31$114,007.88View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015Coretha M RushingInsiderSell9,245$99.22$917,288.90View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Paulino R BarrosInsiderSell7,239$98.17$710,652.63View SEC Filing  
4/30/2015Coretha M RushingInsiderSell25,000$97.25$2,431,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015David WebbInsiderSell5,521$93.30$515,109.30View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Richard F SmithCEOSell107,224$93.14$9,986,843.36View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015J Dann AdamsInsiderSell1,000$93.10$93,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015J Dann AdamsInsiderSell5,000$93.72$468,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Alejandro GonzalezInsiderSell3,832$92.89$355,954.48View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015J Dann AdamsInsiderSell2,000$92.71$185,420.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Nuala M KingSVPSell10,353$91.52$947,506.56View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Paulino R BarrosInsiderSell24,283$91.90$2,231,607.70View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Alejandro GonzalezInsiderSell23,500$76.98$1,809,030.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Rodolfo O PloderInsiderSell18,537$70.48$1,306,487.76View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Richard SmithCEOSell139,242$69.59$9,689,850.78View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Joseph Michael Loughran IIIInsiderSell8,500$69.87$593,895.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Mark TempletonDirectorBuy3,500$70.33$246,155.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014David WebbInsiderSell5,998$70.80$424,658.40View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Nuala KingSVPSell28,000$70.63$1,977,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Paulino BarrosInsiderSell17,333$70.05$1,214,176.65View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Paulino BarrosInsiderSell36,000$69.75$2,511,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014J Dann AdamsInsiderSell7,000$68.75$481,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013J Dann AdamsInsiderSell10,000$65.11$651,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Alejandro GonzalezInsiderSell14,250$64.83$923,827.50View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Rodolfo O PloderInsiderSell125,000$63.32$7,915,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013J Dann AdamsInsiderSell10,000$63.83$638,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013J Dann AdamsInsiderSell10,000$61.95$619,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Lee AdreanCFOSell71,000$61.79$4,387,090.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Coretha M RushingInsiderSell18,000$61.36$1,104,480.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Rodolfo O PloderInsiderSell35,000$61.76$2,161,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013J Dann AdamsInsiderSell6,667$63.36$422,421.12View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Coretha M RushingInsiderSell25,000$63.02$1,575,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2013Mark B TempletonDirectorBuy3,300$61.48$202,884.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
DateHeadline
publicnow.com logoEquifax Workforce Solutions Helps Employers Manage New ACA Compliance Need with Launch of Subsidy Management Service (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 29 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWEX's Australian Unit Extends Multi-Year Contract with Caltex (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquifax Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call for Third Quarter 2016 Results - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 9:48 AM
publicnow.com logoEquifax Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call for Third Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 29 at 9:48 AM
News IconEquifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Earnings Preview: Should Investors Be Nervous? - The Voice Registrar (NYSE:EFX)
voiceregistrar.com - September 28 at 4:40 PM
News IconCurrent Price Targets For Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - NewsDen (NYSE:EFX)
newsden.net - September 28 at 9:40 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) from Credit Services (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 27 at 4:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWex, Argo Solutions Team Up; Offer Virtual Payment Solution (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 4:48 PM
News IconIs Equifax Inc.(NYSE: EFX), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:EFX)
thedailyleicester.com - September 26 at 4:55 PM
News IconEquifax: Consumers to See Significant Update to Mortgage Decisioning Process with First Update to Tri-Merge Credit Report in ... (NYSE:EFX)
ih.advfn.com - September 26 at 9:30 AM
fidaily.com logoShares Trading down at $132.13 (EFX) Equifax: Consumers to See Significant… (NYSE:EFX)
www.fidaily.com - September 26 at 9:30 AM
publicnow.com logoEquifax: Consumers to See Significant Update to Mortgage Decisioning Process with First Update to Tri-Merge Credit Report in 30 Years (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 26 at 9:30 AM
bizjournals.com logoEquifax makes big change to credit reports to help mortgage lenders (NYSE:EFX)
www.bizjournals.com - September 26 at 9:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoEquifax, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EFX-US : September 26, 2016 (NYSE:EFX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 26 at 9:30 AM
News IconCredit Services: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Position of the day (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 25 at 4:20 PM
prnewswire.com logoEquifax se reúne con inversores en Europa - PR Newswire - PR Newswire (Comunicado de prensa) (NYSE:EFX)
www.prnewswire.com - September 24 at 4:33 PM
News IconStock Pattern: Is Equifax Inc. a Buy? The Stock Formed Bullish Double Top - Chester News (NYSE:EFX)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 24 at 4:33 PM
investornewswire.com logoEquifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX): Projected Quarterly EPS Of $1.51 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:EFX)
www.investornewswire.com - September 23 at 4:34 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today's market: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Twin County News (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 23 at 4:34 PM
publicnow.com logoEquifax to Meet with Investors in Europe (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 22 at 10:23 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 21 at 5:20 PM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 20 at 8:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUIFAX INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:EFX)
biz.yahoo.com - September 20 at 8:31 AM
publicnow.com logoTom Hough Elected to Equifax Board of Directors (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 20 at 8:31 AM
News IconStock Perspective: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Earnings in View - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:EFX)
friscofastball.com - September 19 at 3:39 PM
News IconAnalysts Take Aim At This Stock's Earnings Estimates: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:EFX)
friscofastball.com - September 18 at 4:38 PM
News IconIs Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - September 16 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquifax/BizEquity Team up for New Business Valuation Tool (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 5:07 PM
News IconStock Seeing Accelerated Sales Growth Quarter over Quarter: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Post News (NYSE:EFX)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 14 at 9:58 PM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Equifax Inc., EFX - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:EFX)
thedailyleicester.com - September 14 at 9:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoEquifax, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:EFX) : September 14, 2016 (NYSE:EFX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBizEquity and Equifax Partner to Deliver Big Data for Small Businesses (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 4:51 PM
News IconEquifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) – Top Stock from Financial Sector - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:EFX)
thedailyleicester.com - September 14 at 8:56 AM
capitalcube.com logoEquifax, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EFX-US : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:EFX)
www.capitalcube.com - September 13 at 9:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDid BT bill cause loan rejection? (NYSE:EFX)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 9:15 AM
News IconShares Holding Above Moving Averages: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Post News (NYSE:EFX)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 10 at 4:31 PM
News IconThursday Trading Session Review: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - National Daily Press (NYSE:EFX)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 10 at 4:31 PM
News IconIs Equifax Inc.(NYSE: EFX), a large market cap stock a smart buy ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:EFX)
thedailyleicester.com - September 10 at 4:31 PM
thestreet.com logoCollege Kids Are Better With Credit Cards Than You Ever Were (NYSE:EFX)
www.thestreet.com - September 9 at 4:40 PM
bizjournals.com logoEquifax opens $4.5 million shared services center in Costa Rica (NYSE:EFX)
www.bizjournals.com - September 9 at 9:36 AM
publicnow.com logoEquifax Invests US$4.5 Million in Costa Rican Shared Services Center, Bringing Total Headcount to 1,000 Employees in 2017 (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 4:42 PM
publicnow.com logoXero announces Live Contacts, public information on all Australian and New Zealand companies always up to date in the Xero platform (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 8 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquifax Opens Second Office in Dublin, Expands Globally (NYSE:EFX)
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 8:05 AM
News IconShares Higher Over the Last Five Trading Sessions: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Post News (NYSE:EFX)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 6 at 9:39 AM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Purchase Equifax At $125, Earn 6.3% Annualized Using Options (NYSE:EFX)
www.nasdaq.com - September 2 at 4:43 PM
bizjournals.com logoEquifax opens IT center in Dublin, Ireland (NYSE:EFX)
www.bizjournals.com - September 2 at 9:40 AM
publicnow.com logoAtlanta FinTech Company Equifax Opens Second Location in Dublin With Eye Toward Continued Expansion (NYSE:EFX)
www.publicnow.com - September 2 at 9:40 AM
insidermonkey.com logoSignificant Insider Selling at Three Companies; Insider Buying at Cenveo Inc. (CVO) and UMH Properties Inc. (UMH) (NYSE:EFX)
www.insidermonkey.com - September 2 at 9:40 AM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) - Post News (NYSE:EFX)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 1 at 7:43 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) from Credit Services - Twin County News (NYSE:EFX)
twincountynews.com - August 31 at 9:35 AM

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