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Equifax (EFX) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$236.51
-3.51 (-1.46%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$235.43
$239.80
50-Day Range
$216.20
$267.52
52-Week Range
$159.95
$275.10
Volume
768,499 shs
Average Volume
847,538 shs
Market Capitalization
$29.24 billion
P/E Ratio
52.67
Dividend Yield
0.66%
Price Target
$270.19

Equifax MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.2% Upside
$270.19 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.68% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.66
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.86mentions of Equifax in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$16.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
28.90%
From $7.37 to $9.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.86 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

8th out of 312 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Equifax Stock (NYSE:EFX)

Equifax Inc. operates as a data, analytics, and technology company. The company operates through three segments: Workforce Solutions, U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), and International. The Workforce Solutions segment offers services that enables customers to verify income, employment, educational history, criminal justice data, healthcare professional licensure, and sanctions of people in the United States; and employer customers with services that assist them in complying with and automating payroll-related and human resource management processes throughout the entire cycle of the employment relationship. The USIS segment provides 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 services; mortgage services; financial marketing services; identity management services; and credit monitoring products. The International segment offers 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 other services to support debt collections and recovery management. The company serves customers in financial services, mortgage, retail, telecommunications, utilities, automotive, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as government agencies. It operates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the United States. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

EFX Stock Price History

EFX Stock News Headlines

Equifax Buy Rating: Perceived Risks vs. Business Resilience
Equifax Insider Ups Holding By 39% During Year
Q1 2024 Equifax Inc Earnings Call
Q1 2024 Equifax Inc Earnings Call Transcript
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/22/2024
Dividend Payable
3/15/2024
Last Earnings
4/18/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/19 Dividend
5/23/2024
Today
5/28/2024
Dividend Payable
6/19/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/17/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
CUSIP
29442910
Employees
14,900
Year Founded
1899

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$270.19
High Stock Price Target
$315.00
Low Stock Price Target
$196.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+14.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.82
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$545.30 million
Pretax Margin
13.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.27 billion
Cash Flow
$11.56 per share
Book Value
$36.95 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
121,559,000
Market Cap
$29.12 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.54

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EFX Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equifax stock right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" EFX shares.
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What is Equifax's stock price target for 2024?

17 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Equifax's shares. Their EFX share price targets range from $196.00 to $315.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $270.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have EFX shares performed in 2024?

Equifax's stock was trading at $247.29 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, EFX shares have decreased by 4.4% and is now trading at $236.51.
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Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,310,000 shares, an increase of 10.7% from the April 30th total of 2,990,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 853,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days.
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 17th 2024.
View our EFX earnings forecast
.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 18th. The credit services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.06. The credit services provider had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.40 billion. Equifax had a net margin of 10.42% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.08%. The firm's revenue was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.43 EPS.
Read the conference call transcript
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How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Wednesday, June 19th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd.
Read our dividend analysis for EFX
.

Is Equifax a good dividend stock?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.65%. The dividend payout ratio is 34.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EFX will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.42% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EFX.

What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equifax issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.650-1.750 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 1.870. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.4 billion-$1.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.4 billion.

What is Mark Begor's approval rating as Equifax's CEO?

228 employees have rated Equifax Chief Executive Officer Mark Begor on Glassdoor.com. Mark Begor has an approval rating of 73% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Equifax own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Equifax investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), Micron Technology (MU), Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Equifax's major shareholders?

Equifax's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital International Investors (11.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.35%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.60%), Van ECK Associates Corp (1.24%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.22%) and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.17%). Insiders that own company stock include Bryson R Koehler, Carla Chaney, James M Griggs, John W Gamble Jr, Julia A Houston, Julia A Houston, Karen L Fichuk, Lisa M Nelson, Mark W Begor, Melissa D Smith, Prasanna Dhore, Rodolfo O Ploder and Sid Singh.
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How do I buy shares of Equifax?

Shares of EFX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Equifax have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Equifax: ASNEF/Equifax Servicios de Informacion Sobre Solvencia y Credito S.L., AccountScore, AccountScore Holdings Limited, AccountScore Limited, AccountScore US Corporation, Anakam, Anakam Inc., Anakam Information Solutions LLC, Ansonia Credit Data, Ansonia Credit Data Inc., Apac BizInfo Pte Limited, Appriss Insights, Appriss Insights LLC, Austin Consolidated Holdings Inc., Austin-Tetra, Barnett Associates Operations LLC, Bureau of Credit Histories Equifax Limited Liability Company, CDB Infotek, Compliance Data Center LLC, Computer Ventures Inc., Consents Online Limited, Corporate Services LLC, Credinformacoes Informaçoes de Credito Lda, Creditworks Australia Pty Ltd, Crime Finders LLC, Data-Crédito, DataVision Resources, DataVision Resources LLC, DataX, DataX Ltd., Datalicious Pty Ltd, Datum, EDX Australia Pty Limited, EFX de Costa Rica S.A., Efficient Hire, Equiecua Analytics Services of Risk S.A., Equifax (NZ) Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax APAC Holdings Limited, Equifax Acquisition Holdings LLC, Equifax Americas S.C.S., Equifax Analytics FZE, Equifax Analytics Private Limited, Equifax Argentina S.A., Equifax Australasia Credit Ratings Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Group Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia HR Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Workforce Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia CDR Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Commercial Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Decision Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Group Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax Australia Information Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Marketing Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Personal Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Pty Ltd, Equifax Cambodia Holdings Pte Limited, Equifax Canada Co., Equifax Canadian Holdings II Co., Equifax Centroámerica S.A. de C.V., Equifax Commercial Services Limited, Equifax Consumer Services LLC, Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited, Equifax Data Services LLC, Equifax EUA Limited, Equifax Ecuador C.A. Buró de Información Crediticia, Equifax Enterprise Services LLC, Equifax Europe LLC, Equifax Fraude S.L., Equifax Funding LLC, Equifax Holdings (NZ) Limited, Equifax Honduras Central de Riesgo Privada S.A., Equifax Iberica S.L., Equifax Information Services LLC, Equifax Information Services of Puerto Rico LLC, Equifax Information Technology LLC, Equifax International Treasury Services Unlimited Company, Equifax Limited, Equifax Luxembourg (No. 10) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg (No. 3) S.àr.l., Equifax New Zealand Holdings Limited, Equifax New Zealand Information Services and Solutions Limited, Equifax Paraguay S.A., Equifax Peru S.A., Equifax Pty Limited, Equifax South America LLC, Equifax Spain Holdings S.àr.l., Equifax Special Services LLC, Equifax Technology (Ireland) Limited, Equifax Technology Solutions LLC, Equifax UK AH Limited, Equifax Uruguay S.A., Equifax do Brasil Ltda., Forseva LLC, GetCreditScore Pty Ltd, Grupo Inffinix S.A. de C.V., HD Information LLC, HIREtech, HealthCare Impact Associates, HealthCare Impact Associates II LLC, HealthCare Impact Associates L.L.C., ID Rehab Holdings Inc., ID Watchdog, IDR Processing LLC, IXI, IXI Corporation, Identity Rehab Corporation, IdentityProtection.com, Inffinix Software, Inffinix Software Comercio Servicios Importação e Expostação Ltda., Inffinix Software S.A. de C.V., Innovative Enterprises LLC, Integrated Debt Services Ltd., IntelliReal, IntelliReal LLC, Inversiones Equifax Chile Limitada, JLR Inc., Knowledge Works Inc., Kount, Kount Inc., Mapcity Peru S.A.C., Mapcity.com Chile S.A., Net Profit Inc., Nevalon Technologies LLC, Paradigm National Consultants LLC, PayNet Inc., Paynet, Pioneer Holdings Limited, Plantation RE Holdings LLC, Rapid Reporting, Rapid Reporting Verification Company LLC, ReachTEL Pty Ltd, Redbird Insurance LLC, Secure Sentinel Australia Pty Limited, Securitec Screening Solutions LLC, Servicios Equifax Chile Limitada, T1 Ventures LLC, TALX Corporation, TALX UCM Services Inc., TDX Group Limited, TDX Indigo Iberia SL, Teletrack, Teletrack LLC, The Prospect Shop Pty Ltd, TrustedID Inc., Typhoon Data LC, VA (NZ) Holdings Limited, VA Australia Finance Pty Limited, Veda Advantage, Verdad Informatica de Costa Rica S.A., Worxtime LLC, ZIP ID Pty Ltd, eThority LLC, ethority, and i2Verify.
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This page (NYSE:EFX) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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