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NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

-2.10 (-1.73 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 05:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $119.55
50-Day Range
MA: $145.04
52-Week Range
Now: $119.55
Volume749,917 shs
Average Volume1.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.49 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.28%
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.30 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share


Net Income$-398,800,000.00


Market Cap$14.49 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2020 (Estimated)

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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Equifax's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Equifax's stock was trading at $145.48 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EFX shares have decreased by 17.8% and is now trading at $119.55. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Equifax.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 8th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Equifax.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 12th. The credit services provider reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $905.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $880.63 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 11.37% and a positive return on equity of 26.42%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.38 earnings per share. View Equifax's earnings history.

How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, March 13th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Equifax's dividend history.

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 guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Equifax's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's stock price to reach $158.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about EFX stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutEquifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 3,250,000 shares, an increase of 10.5% from the February 13th total of 2,940,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 782,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.2 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the company 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), Boeing (BA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Starbucks (SBUX) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the following 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)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 activity for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Samlyn Capital LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Aviva PLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, and Credit Suisse AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $119.55.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $14.49 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 11,200 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:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  494 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,026
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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