NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News & Analysis

$143.74
+2.45 (+1.73 %)
(As of 08/18/2019 08:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
$139.25
Now: $143.74
$143.99
50-Day Range
$134.7050
MA: $138.82
$143.79
52-Week Range
$88.68
Now: $143.74
$144.46
Volume434,800 shs
Average Volume991,013 shs
Market Capitalization$17.38 billion
P/E Ratio24.83
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta1.26
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$8.5918 per share
Book Value$21.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$17.38 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (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 Friday, August 9th. Investors of record on Friday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 22nd. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The credit services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.04. The credit services provider earned $880 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $873.74 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 12.52% and a positive return on equity of 22.63%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.56 EPS. View Equifax's Earnings History.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.57-5.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.425-3.525 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Equifax's shares. Their predictions range from $106.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's share price to reach $130.0909 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

14 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 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EFX stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Who are some of Equifax's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Equifax include S&P Global (SPGI), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Pra Group (PRAA) and CreditRiskMonitor.Com (CRMZ).

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), CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.58%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.71%), BlackRock Inc. (6.32%), Independent Franchise Partners LLP (3.63%), Generation Investment Management LLP (2.68%) and Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.96%). 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Platinum Investment Management Ltd., Farallon Capital Management LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Van ECK Associates Corp, SG Americas Securities LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Egerton Capital UK LLP, Generation Investment Management LLP, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP and Vanguard Group Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $143.74.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $17.38 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:  484 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  446 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  930
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 8/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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