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: $131.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $132.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $120.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.06
  • P/E Growth: 2.04
  • Market Cap: $15.68B
  • Outstanding Shares: 119,335,000
  • Beta: 0.89
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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: $137.38 (4.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
4/30/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView 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 8/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.38 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.96 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)


Current Dividend Information for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.00%
Payout Ratio:34.38% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.54% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
22.15% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:17.20% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Chart for Saturday, August, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 8/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff