NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$125.70 +0.24 (+0.19 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$125.46
Today's Range$124.79 - $126.06
52-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69
Volume562,038 shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.17 billion
P/E Ratio21.71
Dividend Yield1.24%
Beta1.24
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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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$8.4137 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$15.17 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 11th. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The credit services provider reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.06. The credit services provider had revenue of $835.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $841.49 million. Equifax had a net margin of 8.78% and a return on equity of 21.58%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.39 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.15-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.39. The company issued revenue guidance of $840-855 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $872.35 million.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's shares. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $119.4545 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

13 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 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?

News coverage about EFX stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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), CA (CA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Toth Financial Advisory Corp (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.02%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include John W Gamble Jr, Joseph Michael Loughran III, Mark W Begor and Rodolfo O Ploder. 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 Toth Financial Advisory Corp, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Investors Asset Management of Georgia Inc. GA ADV, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board and Valeo Financial Advisors LLC. 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Sanders Morris Harris LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Truvestments Capital LLC and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 $125.70.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $15.17 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.

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:  464 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  425 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  889
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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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