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Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:EFX)

$138.40
+0.74 (+0.54 %)
(As of 11/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$136.55
Now: $138.40
$139.02
50-Day Range
$132.74
MA: $139.04
$145.78
52-Week Range
$88.68
Now: $138.40
$148.59
Volume761,467 shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.76 billion
P/E Ratio23.90
Dividend Yield1.15%
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. 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$8.60 per share
Book Value$21.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$16.76 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 21st. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.04. The credit services provider earned $875.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $870.17 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 11.13% and a positive return on equity of 24.39%. The firm's revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.41 earnings per share. View Equifax's Earnings History.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.47-1.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.55. The company issued revenue guidance of $885-900 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $880.63 million.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $157.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's stock price to reach $133.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

15 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 8 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 headlines about EFX stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a coverage optimism score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,490,000 shares, a decrease of 13.8% from the September 30th total of 2,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 821,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.1% of the shares of the stock 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), CA (CA), Mastercard (MA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.03%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.94%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (0.39%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.21%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.17%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams and Mark W Begor. 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 ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cantillon Capital Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, First Trust Advisors LP, Markel Corp, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Envestnet Asset Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $138.40.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $16.76 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:  503 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  465 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  968
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 11/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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