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

$137.84
+0.54 (+0.39 %)
(As of 07/23/2019 08:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
$137.66
Now: $137.84
$140.28
50-Day Range
$120.99
MA: $134.10
$139.49
52-Week Range
$88.68
Now: $137.84
$140.52
Volume586,860 shs
Average Volume635,368 shs
Market Capitalization$16.65 billion
P/E Ratio23.81
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta1.24
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. Read More…

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$3.41 billion
Cash Flow$8.4772 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$16.65 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its earnings results on Friday, May, 10th. The credit services provider reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $846.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $850.07 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 10.23% and a positive return on equity of 21.95%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS. View Equifax's Earnings History.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

How can I listen to Equifax's earnings call?

Equifax will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, July 25th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8002890571.

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

Equifax updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.43-3.56 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.49 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

14 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Equifax's stock. Their predictions range from $106.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $126.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EFX stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,135,300 shares, a drop of 9.1% from the May 30th total of 4,549,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 801,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Equifax's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Equifax's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Equifax include S&P Global (SPGI), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Pra Group (PRAA) and CreditRiskMonitor.Com (CRMZ).

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), CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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. Paulino do Rego Barros Jr., Exec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. Mark W. Begor, CEO & Director (Age 61)

Who are Equifax's major shareholders?

Equifax's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bessemer Group Inc. (0.33%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.03%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (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 institutional investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OLD National Bancorp IN, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Retirement Systems of Alabama, UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Capital Investment Advisors LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Toth Financial Advisory Corp, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, First Hawaiian Bank, Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc., Park National Corp OH and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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 $137.84.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $16.65 billion and generates $3.41 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $299.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.79 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 10,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Equifax.

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:  480 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  922
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This page was last updated on 7/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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