NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$104.02 +0.40 (+0.39 %)
(As of 01/24/2019 08:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$103.62
Today's Range$102.96 - $104.2950
52-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69
Volume987,007 shs
Average Volume972,798 shs
Market Capitalization$12.54 billion
P/E Ratio17.42
Dividend Yield1.51%
Beta1.1
Equifax Inc. provides 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 Global Consumer Solutions. The USIS segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information and credit scoring, credit modeling and portfolio analytics, locate, fraud detection and prevention, identity verification, and other consulting; mortgage loan origination information; financial marketing; and identity management services. The International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services, such as credit and financial information, and credit scoring and modeling; and credit and other marketing products and services, as well as offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services; and payroll-based transaction and employment tax management services. The Global Consumer Solutions segment offers credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. It serves customers in financial service, mortgage, employers, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state and federal governments. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, the Republic of Ireland, Russia, India, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Dubai. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP29442910
Phone404-885-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$8.4914 per share
Book Value$26.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$587.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,300
Market Cap$12.54 billion
OptionableOptionable

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Equifax's stock symbol?

Equifax trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EFX."

How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The credit services provider reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.42 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $834.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $857.51 million. Equifax had a return on equity of 21.48% and a net margin of 13.07%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 EPS. View Equifax's Earnings History.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

13 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Equifax's stock. Their predictions range from $104.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's share price to reach $119.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EFX stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Equifax's key competitors?

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John W. Gamble Jr., Corp. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. John J. Kelley III, Chief Legal Officer, Corp. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Rodolfo O. Ploder, Pres of Workforce Solutions (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark W. Begor, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Andy S. Bodea, Chief Global Operations Officer

Who are Equifax's major shareholders?

Equifax's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include USS Investment Management Ltd (1.25%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include John W Gamble Jr, Joseph Michael Loughran III, Mark W Begor and Rodolfo O Ploder. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equifax.

Which major investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Riverbridge Partners LLC, National Investment Services Inc. WI, Toth Financial Advisory Corp, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Capital Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including USS Investment Management Ltd, Retirement Systems of Alabama, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, CX Institutional, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

How do I buy shares of Equifax?

Shares of EFX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $104.02.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $12.54 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $587.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 10,300 workers across the globe.

What is Equifax's official website?

The official website for Equifax is http://www.equifax.com.

How can I contact Equifax?

Equifax's mailing address is 1550 PEACHTREE STREET N.W., ATLANTA GA, 30309. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 404-885-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Equifax (NYSE EFX)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  449 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  403 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  852
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Equifax and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EFX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EFX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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