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NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$162.96
+0.70 (+0.43 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 01:21 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$162.05
Now: $162.96
$164.39
50-Day Range
$138.96
MA: $150.11
$162.96
52-Week Range
$105.58
Now: $162.96
$164.77
Volume900,208 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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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…

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Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
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CUSIP29442910
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Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Next Earnings Date5/8/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 13th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 21st. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The credit services provider reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' 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. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.38 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 Friday, May 8th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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?

16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $144.27 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

16 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 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EFX stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,250,000 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the January 15th total of 2,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 749,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.3 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.72%), State Street Corp (3.93%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.90%), FMR LLC (1.50%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.10%) and Aviva PLC (0.70%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, Mark W Begor and Prasanna Dhore. 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 FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include J Dann Adams and Prasanna Dhore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Samlyn Capital LLC, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Aviva PLC, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC and State Street Corp. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $162.96.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Equifax (NYSE EFX)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  524 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  484 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,008
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 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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