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NYSE:EFX

Equifax Stock Forecast, Price & News

$153.13
-2.79 (-1.79 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 02:38 PM ET)
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$152.23
Now: $153.13
$154.37
50-Day Range
$159.12
MA: $164.17
$174.13
52-Week Range
$103.01
Now: $153.13
$181.76
Volume15,071 shs
Average Volume935,207 shs
Market Capitalization$18.60 billion
P/E Ratio63.02
Dividend Yield1.00%
Beta1.15
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: 2.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.58 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$7.92 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees11,200
Market Cap$18.60 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$153.13
-2.79 (-1.79 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 02:38 PM ET)
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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 5.1% and is now trading at $152.95.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 22nd. The credit services provider reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.30. The credit services provider earned $982.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $923.62 million. Equifax had a return on equity of 28.46% and a net margin of 8.03%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.40 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 Monday, July 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 24th.
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What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equifax issued an update on its third quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.30-1.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $930-950 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $897.21 million.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

17 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $166.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,070,000 shares, an increase of 16.3% from the July 30th total of 1,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 870,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 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), Starbucks (SBUX), Procter & Gamble (PG), Boeing (BA) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.94%), FMR LLC (2.60%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.90%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.21%) and Independent Franchise Partners LLP (0.89%). 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 major investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Independent Franchise Partners LLP, First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year 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 major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Senator Investment Group LP, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, and Neuberger Berman Group LLC.
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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 $152.95.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $18.58 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 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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