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NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$145.09
-8.30 (-5.41 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$145.01
Now: $145.09
$152.09
50-Day Range
$146.28
MA: $154.39
$162.96
52-Week Range
$107.58
Now: $145.09
$164.77
Volume1.00 million shs
Average Volume750,940 shs
Market Capitalization$17.59 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta1.23
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$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.06 per share
Book Value$21.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$17.59 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2020 (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, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, March 13th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The credit services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.04. The credit services provider earned $905.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $880.63 million. Equifax had a positive return on equity of 26.42% and a negative net margin of 11.37%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.38 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 Friday, May 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.65-3.75 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

17 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's stock price to reach $147.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 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 headlines about EFX stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories 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 company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,250,000 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the January 15th total of 2,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 749,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Approximately 2.7% 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), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX) 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.72%), Capital International Investors (7.79%), State Street Corp (3.93%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.11%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.90%) and FMR LLC (1.50%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, John T Hartman, Mark W Begor and Prasanna Dhore. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equifax.

Which major investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Capital Bank & Trust Co, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include J Dann Adams, John T Hartman and Prasanna Dhore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Samlyn Capital LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Aviva PLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG and Geode Capital Management 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 $145.09.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $17.59 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 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:  527 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  489 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,016
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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