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

+0.16 (+0.12 %)
(As of 06/19/2019 07:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $132.76
50-Day Range
MA: $124.25
52-Week Range
Now: $132.76
Volume396,866 shs
Average Volume712,645 shs
Market Capitalization$16.04 billion
P/E Ratio22.93
Dividend Yield1.18%
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.41 billion
Cash Flow$8.4561 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share


Net Income$299.80 million


Market Cap$16.04 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated)

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 10th. The credit services provider reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $846.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $850.07 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 10.23% and a positive return on equity of 21.95%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.43 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, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.43-3.56 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.49 billion.Equifax also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.32-1.37 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Equifax's stock. Their predictions range from $103.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's stock price to reach $121.2727 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.7%. 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?

Headlines about EFX stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a coverage optimism score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a drop in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,311,600 shares, a drop of 9.0% from the April 15th total of 3,638,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 822,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are short sold. View Equifax's Current Options Chain.

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), 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 BlackRock Inc. (6.20%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (2.00%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.44%), FMR LLC (1.44%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.51%). 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 major investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Toronto Dominion Bank, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, SG Americas Securities LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Westpac Banking Corp, Fundsmith LLP and Andra AP fonden. 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 $132.76.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $16.04 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:  473 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  434 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  907
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 6/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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