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NYSE:EFXEquifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$171.90
-1.67 (-0.96 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$171.83
Now: $171.90
$175.94
50-Day Range
$142.90
MA: $161.76
$177.01
52-Week Range
$103.01
Now: $171.90
$180.07
Volume689,271 shs
Average Volume819,207 shs
Market Capitalization$20.87 billion
P/E Ratio78.14
Dividend Yield0.90%
Beta1.21
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 Internet. The company 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, India, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, the Republic of Ireland, Russia, India, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.62 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.37 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees11,200
Market Cap$20.87 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Equifax's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Equifax's stock was trading at $145.48 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EFX shares have increased by 18.2% and is now trading at $171.90. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Equifax.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Equifax.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its earnings results on Monday, April, 20th. The credit services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.11. The credit services provider had revenue of $957.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $907.27 million. Equifax had a net margin of 7.45% and a return on equity of 27.87%. Equifax's quarterly revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.20 EPS. View Equifax's earnings history.

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

Equifax declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 21st. View Equifax's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

19 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $116.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's share price to reach $156.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%. View analysts' price targets for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EFX stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a news sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,460,000 shares, a decrease of 12.5% from the May 31st total of 2,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Equifax's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Equifax's key competitors?

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Starbucks (SBUX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the following 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)

What is Equifax's stock symbol?

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

Who are Equifax's major shareholders?

Equifax's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Park National Corp OH (0.00%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman and Prasanna Dhore. View institutional ownership trends for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park National Corp OH. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $171.90.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $20.87 billion and generates $3.51 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $-398,800,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $5.62 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 11,200 workers across the globe.

What is Equifax's official website?

The official website for Equifax is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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