NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $112.71 +1.69 (+1.52 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:40 AM ET)Previous Close$111.02Today's Range$111.20 - $112.8752-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69Volume982,100 shsAverage Volume1.13 million shsMarket Capitalization$13.60 billionP/E Ratio19.47Dividend Yield1.41%Beta1.23 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive EFX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EFX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business Services Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:EFX Previous Symbol CUSIP29442910 CIK33185 Webwww.equifax.com Phone404-885-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.83 Current Ratio1.09 Quick Ratio1.09Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio19.47 Forward P/E Ratio19.88 P/E Growth2.3 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.41 billion Price / Sales3.99 Cash Flow$8.5646 per share Price / Cash Flow13.16 Book Value$26.17 per share Price / Book4.31Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.79 Net Income$299.80 million Net Margins8.78% Return on Equity21.58% Return on Assets9.82%Miscellaneous Employees10,900 Outstanding Shares120,700,000Market Cap$13.60 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. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.38%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data 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 firm's revenue for the quarter was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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 updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (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 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Equifax's shares. Their predictions range from $103.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's share price to reach $119.4545 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% from the stock's current price. 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? Media stories about EFX stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines 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 near term. Who are some of Equifax's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Equifax include Worldpay (WPY), Verisk Analytics (VRSK), SGS (SGSOY), Brambles (BXB), Experian (EXPN), Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), Intertek Group (ITRK), Servicemaster Global (SERV), Rentokil Initial (RTO), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA), SYNNEX (SNX), ALS (ALQ), Homeserve (HSV), Conduent (CNDT) and IWG (IWG). 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC), Starbucks (SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Boeing (BA) and General Electric (GE). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.38%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.90%), Mackenzie Financial Corp (2.29%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (2.01%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.27%). 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., FMR LLC, Samlyn Capital LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Millennium Management LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax. Which major investors are buying Equifax stock? EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Norges Bank, Mackenzie Financial Corp, USS Investment Management Ltd, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Fundsmith LLP, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd and Van ECK Associates 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Equifax's stock price today? One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.71. How big of a company is Equifax? Equifax has a market capitalization of $13.60 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 459 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 418 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 877MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What causes a recession?