Equifax Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.89 (+0.33 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume881,923 shs
Average Volume690,334 shs
Market Capitalization$33.38 billion
P/E Ratio47.16
Dividend Yield0.57%
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About Equifax

Equifax, Inc. engages in the provision of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services. It operates through the following business segments: U.S. Information Solutions, Workforce Solutions, International, and Global Consumer Solutions. The U.S. Information Solutions segment includes consumer and commercial information services, mortgage loan origination information, financial marketing services, and identity management. The Workforce Solutions segment covers employment, income, and social security number verification services as well as complementary payroll-based transaction and employment tax management services. The International segment offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management in Canada, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The Global Consumer Solutions segment provides consumer and credit information to resellers. The company was founded by Cator Woolford and Guy Woolford in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.57 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

29th out of 391 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

1st out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Equifax a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Equifax stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Equifax?

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Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,230,000 shares, a drop of 12.5% from the July 29th total of 2,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 591,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 20th 2021.
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How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 20th. The credit services provider reported $1.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.27. The credit services provider earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. Equifax had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.57% and a net margin of 15.44%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 25.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.60 earnings per share.
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How has Equifax's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Equifax's stock was trading at $145.48 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EFX shares have increased by 88.3% and is now trading at $274.00.
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How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, September 17th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 3rd.
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Is Equifax a good dividend stock?

Equifax pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The dividend payout ratio of Equifax is 22.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Equifax will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.29% next year. This indicates that Equifax will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equifax issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.250-$7.450 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.040. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.76 billion-$4.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.50 to $330.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $226.46 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.4%.
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Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the following people:
  • Mark W. Begor, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John W. Gamble, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Bryson R. Koehler, Chief Technology Officer
  • Andrea Lawson, Chief Talent & Diversity Officer, Senior VP
  • John J. Kelley, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Vice President

What is Mark Begor's approval rating as Equifax's CEO?

228 employees have rated Equifax CEO Mark Begor on Glassdoor.com. Mark Begor has an approval rating of 73% among Equifax's employees.

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), Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.44%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (9.19%), BlackRock Inc. (6.86%), Capital International Investors (6.36%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.93%) and State Street Corp (3.97%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include Bryson R Koehler, J Dann Adams, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, John W Gamble, Jr, Prasanna Dhore and Sid Singh.
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Which major 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, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Capital International Investors, Jensen Investment Management Inc., Echo Street Capital Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include Prasanna Dhore, and Sid Singh.
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Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, AKO Capital LLP, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Melvin Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $274.00.

How much money does Equifax make?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $33.38 billion and generates $4.13 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $520.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.97 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Equifax have?

Equifax employs 11,400 workers across the globe.

Does Equifax have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Equifax: AccountScore, Anakam, Anakam Inc., Anakam Information Solutions LLC, Ansonia Credit Data, Apac BizInfo Pte Ltd, Austin Consolidated Holdings Inc., Austin-Tetra, Barnett Associates Operations LLC, CDB Infotek, Compliance Data Center LLC, Computer Ventures Inc., Corporate Services LLC., DataVision Resources, DataVision Resources LLC, DataX, DataX Ltd, Datalicious Pty Ltd, Datalicious SAAS Pty Ltd, Datum, EDX Australia Pty Limited, EFX Financing Unlimited Company, EFX Holdings Ltd., EFX de Costa Rica S.A., Equiecua Analytics Services of Risk S.A., Equifax APAC Finance S.àr.l., Equifax APAC Holdings Limited, Equifax Acquisition Holdings LLC, Equifax Americas ScS, Equifax Analytics FZE, Equifax Analytics Private Limited f/k/a Net Positive), Equifax Argentina S.A., Equifax Australasia Credit Ratings Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Group Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia HR Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australasia Workforce Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Analytical Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Commercial Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Decision Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Digital Hygiene Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Digital Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Group Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax Australia Information Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Marketing Services Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Personal Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Pty Ltd, Equifax Canada Co., Equifax Canadian Holdings II Co., Equifax Commercial Services Ltd., Equifax Consumer Services LLC, Equifax Data Services LLC, Equifax EUA Limited, Equifax Ecuador C.A. Buró de Información Crediticia, Equifax Enterprise Services LLC, Equifax Europe LLC, Equifax Finance Ireland) Unlimited Company, Equifax Fraude S.L., Equifax Funding LLC, Equifax Holdings NZ) Limited, Equifax Information Services LLC, Equifax Information Services of Puerto Rico LLC, Equifax Information Technology LLC, Equifax International Treasury Services Unlimited Company, Equifax Investment South America) LLC, Equifax Limited, Equifax Luxembourg No. 10) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg No. 11) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg No. 3) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg No. 7) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg No. 8) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg S.àr.l., Equifax NZ) Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax New Zealand Holdings, Equifax New Zealand Information Services and Solutions Limited, Equifax Peru S.A., Equifax Pty Limited, Equifax Receivables Funding LLC, Equifax Secure Ltd., Equifax Software Systems Private Ltd., Equifax South America LLC, Equifax Spain Holdings S.àr.l., Equifax Special Services LLC, Equifax Technology Ireland) Limited, Equifax Technology Solutions LLC, Equifax UK AH Limited, Equifax Uruguay S.A., Equifax do Brasil Ltda., Forseva LLC, GetCreditScore Pty Ltd, Grupo Inffinix S.A. de C.V., HIREtech, ID Rehab Holdings Inc., ID Watchdog, IDR Processing LLC, IXI, IXI Corporation, Identity Rehab Corporation, IdentityProtection.com, Inffinix Administracion S.A. de C.V., Inffinix Assets S.A. de C.V., Inffinix Limited, Inffinix Software, Inffinix Software Comercio Servicios Importação e Expostação Ltda., Inffinix Software S.A. de C.V., Infosistemas Financieros S.A. de C.V., IntelliReal, IntelliReal LLC, Inversiones Equifax de Chile Ltda., JLR Inc., Kingsway Financial Assessments Pty Ltd, Knowledge Works Inc., Kount, Net Profit Inc., PayNet. Inc., Paynet, Pioneer Holdings Limited, Plantation RE Holdings LLC, Rapid Reporting, Rapid Reporting Verification Company LLC, ReachTEL Pty Ltd, Redbird Insurance LLC, Secure Sentinel Australia Pty Limited, Servicios Equifax Chile Ltda., TALX Corporation, TALX UCM Services Inc., TDX Group Limited, TDX Indigo Iberia SL, The Prospect Shop Pty Ltd, TrustedID Inc., VA Australia Finance Pty Limited, VA NZ) Holdings Limited, Veda Advantage, Verdad Informatica de Costa Rica S.A., Worxtime LLC, ZIP ID Pty Ltd, eThority LLC, ethority, and i2Verify.

When was Equifax founded?

Equifax was founded in 1899.

What is Equifax's official website?

The official website for Equifax is www.equifax.com.

Where are Equifax's headquarters?

Equifax is headquartered at 1550 PEACHTREE STREET N.W., ATLANTA GA, 30309.

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]

This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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