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NYSE:EFX

Equifax - EFX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$201.44
+4.07 (+2.06%)
(As of 12/1/2022 02:52 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$197.51
$202.90
50-Day Range
$150.24
$207.10
52-Week Range
$145.98
$300.11
Volume
28,750 shs
Average Volume
1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$24.66 billion
P/E Ratio
34.97
Dividend Yield
0.83%
Price Target
$205.21

Equifax MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.53 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.6% Upside
$205.21 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.92% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.59
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.21mentions of Equifax in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.15 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.73%
From $7.53 to $7.66 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.43 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

95th out of 331 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Stock

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process automation outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company operates through three segments: Workforce Solutions, U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), and International. The Workforce Solutions segment offers employment, income, criminal history, and social security number verification services, as well as payroll-based transaction, employment tax management, and identity theft protection products. The USIS segment provides 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 services; identity management services; credit monitoring products; and online information, decisioning technology solutions, as well as portfolio management, mortgage reporting, and consumer credit information services. The International segment offers 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 company serves customers in financial services, mortgage, employers, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state, federal, and local 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. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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EFX Stock News Headlines

FY2022 EPS Estimates for Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Lowered by Analyst
Equifax PT Raised to $223 at Baird
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Upgraded by StockNews.com to Hold
Consumer credit rating firms need reform, says UK watchdog
UK watchdog calls for reform of credit rating market
Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.39
Avis Budget (CAR) Stock Down 2.8% Since Q3 Earnings Beat
Comcast, Disney Make Morningstar List of Top Stocks
Equifax (EFX) Surpasses Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
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EFX Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
9/02/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Last Earnings
10/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/22/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/08/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
CUSIP
29442910
Employees
12,700
Year Founded
1899

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$205.21
High Stock Price Forecast
$245.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$158.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.53
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$744.20 million
Pretax Margin
17.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.92 billion
Cash Flow
$12.54 per share
Book Value
$30.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
120,521,000
Market Cap
$24.66 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.43

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark W. BegorMr. Mark W. Begor (Age 64)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $5.97M
  • Mr. John W. Gamble Jr.Mr. John W. Gamble Jr. (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, CFO & COO
    Comp: $2.02M
  • Mr. Bryson R. KoehlerMr. Bryson R. Koehler (Age 46)
    Exec. VP, Chief Technology, Product and D&A Officer
    Comp: $1.89M
  • Mr. Rodolfo O. Ploder (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Workforce Solutions
    Comp: $1.89M
  • Mr. Sid SinghMr. Sid Singh (Age 44)
    Exec. VP & Pres of United States Information Solutions
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. James M. Griggs
    Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Trevor Burns
    Sr. VP of Corp. Investor Relations
  • Mr. John J. Kelley IIIMr. John J. Kelley III (Age 61)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Kent Lindner
    Sr. VP of Enterprise Risk & Compliance
  • Ms. Julia A. Houston (Age 51)
    Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer













EFX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equifax stock right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" EFX shares.
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What is Equifax's stock price forecast for 2023?

15 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Equifax's stock. Their EFX share price forecasts range from $158.00 to $245.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $205.21 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have EFX shares performed in 2022?

Equifax's stock was trading at $292.79 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, EFX shares have decreased by 31.0% and is now trading at $202.13.
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Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,570,000 shares, an increase of 19.8% from the October 31st total of 2,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 999,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days.
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 8th 2023.
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How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 19th. The credit services provider reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.63 by $0.10. The credit services provider had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.21 billion. Equifax had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.88% and a net margin of 13.72%. Equifax's quarterly revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.85 earnings per share.
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How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 22nd.
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Is Equifax a good dividend stock?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The dividend payout ratio is 27.08%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EFX will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.37% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EFX.

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

Equifax updated its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.45-$1.55 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.17 billion-$1.19 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.20 billion.

What is Mark Begor's approval rating as Equifax's CEO?

228 employees have rated Equifax Chief Executive Officer Mark Begor on Glassdoor.com. Mark Begor has an approval rating of 73% among the company's employees.

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.89%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (10.15%), BlackRock Inc. (7.13%), State Street Corp (3.77%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (1.96%) and AKO Capital LLP (1.67%). Insiders that own company stock include Bryson R Koehler, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, John W Gamble Jr, John W Gamble, Jr, Julia A Houston, Lisa M Nelson, Mark W Begor, Melissa D Smith, Prasanna Dhore and Sid Singh.
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How do I buy shares of Equifax?

Shares of EFX stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $202.13.

How much money does Equifax make?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) has a market capitalization of $24.75 billion and generates $4.92 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $744.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Equifax have?

The company employs 12,700 workers across the globe.

Does Equifax have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Equifax: ASNEF/Equifax Servicios de Informacion Sobre Solvencia y Credito S.L., AccountScore, AccountScore Holdings Limited, AccountScore Limited, AccountScore US Corporation, Anakam, Anakam Inc., Anakam Information Solutions LLC, Ansonia Credit Data, Ansonia Credit Data Inc., Apac BizInfo Pte Limited, Appriss Insights, Appriss Insights LLC, Austin Consolidated Holdings Inc., Austin-Tetra, Barnett Associates Operations LLC, Bureau of Credit Histories Equifax Limited Liability Company, CDB Infotek, Compliance Data Center LLC, Computer Ventures Inc., Consents Online Limited, Corporate Services LLC, Credinformacoes Informaçoes de Credito Lda, Creditworks Australia Pty Ltd, Crime Finders LLC, Data-Crédito, DataVision Resources, DataVision Resources LLC, DataX, DataX Ltd., Datalicious Pty Ltd, Datum, EDX Australia Pty Limited, EFX de Costa Rica S.A., Efficient Hire, Equiecua Analytics Services of Risk S.A., Equifax (NZ) Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax APAC Holdings Limited, Equifax Acquisition Holdings LLC, Equifax Americas S.C.S., Equifax Analytics FZE, Equifax Analytics Private Limited, Equifax Argentina S.A., Equifax Australasia Credit Ratings Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Group Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia HR Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Workforce Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia CDR Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Commercial Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Decision Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Group Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax Australia Information Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Marketing Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Personal Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Pty Ltd, Equifax Cambodia Holdings Pte Limited, Equifax Canada Co., Equifax Canadian Holdings II Co., Equifax Centroámerica S.A. de C.V., Equifax Commercial Services Limited, Equifax Consumer Services LLC, Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited, Equifax Data Services LLC, Equifax EUA Limited, Equifax Ecuador C.A. Buró de Información Crediticia, Equifax Enterprise Services LLC, Equifax Europe LLC, Equifax Fraude S.L., Equifax Funding LLC, Equifax Holdings (NZ) Limited, Equifax Honduras Central de Riesgo Privada S.A., Equifax Iberica S.L., Equifax Information Services LLC, Equifax Information Services of Puerto Rico LLC, Equifax Information Technology LLC, Equifax International Treasury Services Unlimited Company, Equifax Limited, Equifax Luxembourg (No. 10) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg (No. 3) S.àr.l., Equifax New Zealand Holdings Limited, Equifax New Zealand Information Services and Solutions Limited, Equifax Paraguay S.A., Equifax Peru S.A., Equifax Pty Limited, Equifax South America LLC, Equifax Spain Holdings S.àr.l., Equifax Special Services LLC, Equifax Technology (Ireland) Limited, Equifax Technology Solutions LLC, Equifax UK AH Limited, Equifax Uruguay S.A., Equifax do Brasil Ltda., Forseva LLC, GetCreditScore Pty Ltd, Grupo Inffinix S.A. de C.V., HD Information LLC, HIREtech, HealthCare Impact Associates, HealthCare Impact Associates II LLC, HealthCare Impact Associates L.L.C., ID Rehab Holdings Inc., ID Watchdog, IDR Processing LLC, IXI, IXI Corporation, Identity Rehab Corporation, IdentityProtection.com, Inffinix Software, Inffinix Software Comercio Servicios Importação e Expostação Ltda., Inffinix Software S.A. de C.V., Innovative Enterprises LLC, Integrated Debt Services Ltd., IntelliReal, IntelliReal LLC, Inversiones Equifax Chile Limitada, JLR Inc., Knowledge Works Inc., Kount, Kount Inc., Mapcity Peru S.A.C., Mapcity.com Chile S.A., Net Profit Inc., Nevalon Technologies LLC, Paradigm National Consultants LLC, PayNet Inc., Paynet, Pioneer Holdings Limited, Plantation RE Holdings LLC, Rapid Reporting, Rapid Reporting Verification Company LLC, ReachTEL Pty Ltd, Redbird Insurance LLC, Secure Sentinel Australia Pty Limited, Securitec Screening Solutions LLC, Servicios Equifax Chile Limitada, T1 Ventures LLC, TALX Corporation, TALX UCM Services Inc., TDX Group Limited, TDX Indigo Iberia SL, Teletrack, Teletrack LLC, The Prospect Shop Pty Ltd, TrustedID Inc., Typhoon Data LC, VA (NZ) Holdings Limited, VA Australia Finance Pty Limited, Veda Advantage, Verdad Informatica de Costa Rica S.A., Worxtime LLC, ZIP ID Pty Ltd, eThority LLC, ethority, and i2Verify.
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How can I contact Equifax?

Equifax's mailing address is 1550 PEACHTREE STREET N.W., ATLANTA GA, 30309. The official website for the company is www.equifax.com. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (404) 885-8000, via email at trevor.burns@equifax.com, or via fax at 404-888-8682.

This page (NYSE:EFX) was last updated on 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff