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Equifax Stock Forecast, Price & News

$164.74
-1.26 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$164.24
Now: $164.74
$167.04
50-Day Range
$136.60
MA: $158.57
$173.61
52-Week Range
$103.01
Now: $164.74
$181.76
Volume316,289 shs
Average Volume924,371 shs
Market Capitalization$20.04 billion
P/E Ratio45.89
Dividend Yield0.94%
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), Workforce Solutions, International, 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 services; financial marketing; and identity management services. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services, as well as payroll-based transaction and employment tax 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 other services to support debt collections and recovery management. 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. It 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, 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: 1.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.52 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
CUSIP29442910
Phone404-885-8000
Employees11,200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.12 per share
Book Value$24.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$20.04 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$164.74
-1.26 (-0.76 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Equifax's stock was trading at $145.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EFX stock has increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $164.74.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Equifax?

Wall Street analysts have given Equifax a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Equifax wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The credit services provider reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.27. The credit services provider earned $1.07 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1 billion. Equifax had a net margin of 11.29% and a return on equity of 29.20%. Equifax's quarterly revenue was up 22.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.48 earnings per share.
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How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 24th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 23rd.
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What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equifax updated its fourth quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.40-1.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.41. The company issued revenue guidance of $990M - 1.01 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $960.62 million.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's share price to reach $172.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,710,000 shares, a decline of 19.0% from the October 15th total of 2,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 810,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days.
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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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark W. Begor, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $3.28M)
  • Mr. John W. Gamble Jr., Corp. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $1.29M)
  • Mr. Rodolfo O. Ploder, Pres of Workforce Solutions (Age 59, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Sid Singh, Pres of United States Information Solutions (Age 42, Pay $1.82M)
  • Ms. Beverly J. Anderson, Pres of Global Consumer Solutions
  • Mr. James M. Griggs, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Bryson R. Koehler, Chief Technology Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Dorian Hare, Sr. VP of Corp. Investor Relations
  • Mr. John J. Kelley III, Corp. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Kent Lindner, Sr. VP of Enterprise Risk & Compliance

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.15%), BlackRock Inc. (6.46%), State Street Corp (3.98%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.88%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.69%) and Jensen Investment Management Inc. (1.25%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include Bryson R Koehler, J Dann Adams, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, John W Gamble, Jr and Prasanna Dhore.
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Which institutional investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, New York State Common Retirement Fund, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Westpac Banking Corp, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., and KBC Group NV. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include Bryson R Koehler, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, John W Gamble, Jr, and Prasanna Dhore.
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Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Jensen Investment Management Inc., Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and State Street Corp.
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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 $164.74.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $20.04 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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