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NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$154.34
+1.31 (+0.86 %)
(As of 01/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$151.76
Now: $154.34
$154.48
50-Day Range
$136.10
MA: $141.90
$153.03
52-Week Range
$102.60
Now: $154.34
$154.48
Volume910,009 shs
Average Volume729,801 shs
Market Capitalization$18.69 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta1.19
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$8.52 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$18.69 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 declared 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 yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 21st. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The credit services provider reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.44 by $0.04. The credit services provider earned $875.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company 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 issued an update on 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?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Equifax's shares. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $165.00. On average, they expect Equifax's share price to reach $137.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

16 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 9 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 coverage about EFX stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,930,000 shares, an increase of 25.8% from the December 15th total of 2,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 759,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 2.4% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Procter & Gamble (PG), Starbucks (SBUX), Boeing (BA) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV (0.13%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. (0.01%). 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC and Riverbridge Partners LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell Capital Management Inc., UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp, DNB Asset Management AS, Allred Capital Management LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and Capital Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $154.34.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $18.69 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:  514 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  475 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  989
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 1/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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