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NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$135.95
-0.57 (-0.42 %)
(As of 12/11/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$135.23
Now: $135.95
$137.18
50-Day Range
$132.74
MA: $137.82
$145.18
52-Week Range
$88.68
Now: $135.95
$148.59
Volume502,200 shs
Average Volume872,111 shs
Market Capitalization$16.46 billion
P/E Ratio23.48
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta1.2
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$8.29 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$16.46 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.15%. 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 results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $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 updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided 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 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's shares. 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 2.2%. 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?

Headlines about EFX stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a decline in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,360,000 shares, a decline of 8.9% from the November 14th total of 2,590,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 800,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Netflix (NFLX), Procter & Gamble (PG), CA (CA), Bank of America (BAC) and Boeing (BA).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.03%), State Street Corp (3.88%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.94%), Generation Investment Management LLP (1.84%), ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd (0.39%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, Mark W Begor and Prasanna Dhore. 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 Generation Investment Management LLP, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, State Street Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include J Dann Adams and Prasanna Dhore. 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 Pictet Asset Management Ltd., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, First Trust Advisors LP, Markel Corp, JS Capital Management LLC and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. 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 $135.95.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $16.46 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:  509 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  468 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  977
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 12/11/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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