NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$126.51 +0.65 (+0.52 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 10:16 AM ET)
Previous Close$126.51
Today's Range$125.51 - $126.87
52-Week Range$89.59 - $147.02
Volume583,750 shs
Average Volume837,898 shs
Market Capitalization$15.22 billion
P/E Ratio21.26
Dividend Yield1.23%
Beta0.92
Equifax logoEquifax 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 the Internet and hard-copy formats. It 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, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, the Republic of Ireland, Russia, India, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Dubai. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNYSE:EFX
CUSIP29442910
Phone404-885-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52
Current Ratio0.60
Quick Ratio0.60

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.26
Forward P/E Ratio21.30
P/E Growth2.66

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Price / Sales4.53
Cash Flow$8.4622 per share
Price / Cash14.95
Book Value$26.97 per share
Price / Book4.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.97
Net Income$587.30 million
Net Margins15.46%
Return on Equity22.55%
Return on Assets10.11%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,300
Outstanding Shares120,280,000
Market Cap$15,217.13

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 25th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 24th. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The credit services provider reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.37 by $0.06. The credit services provider earned $865.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $854.89 million. Equifax had a return on equity of 22.55% and a net margin of 15.46%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.44 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 Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Equifax's stock. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $151.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $124.6429 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.5%. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Who are some of Equifax's key competitors?

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John W. Gamble Jr., Corp. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. John J. Kelley III, Chief Legal Officer, Corp. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Rodolfo O. Ploder, Pres of Workforce Solutions (Age 57)
  • Mr. Joseph M. Loughran III, Pres of U.S. Information Solutions (Age 50)
  • Mr. Paulino Do Rego Barros Jr., Interim Chief Exec. Officer (Age 61)

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EFX stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.89 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Equifax's major shareholders?

Equifax's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (1.13%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.71%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.07%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%) and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include G Thomas Hough, J Dann Adams, John W Gamble Jr, Joseph Michael Loughran III, Mark B Templeton, Mark W Begor, Paulino R Barros, Richard F Smith 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 Manning & Napier Group LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Amalgamated Bank, Riverbridge Partners LLC and First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include John W Gamble Jr, Joseph Michael Loughran III and Rodolfo O Ploder. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of Montreal Can, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Founders Financial Securities LLC and Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC. Company insiders that have bought Equifax stock in the last two years include G Thomas Hough, Mark B Templeton and Mark W Begor. 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 $126.51.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $15.22 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $587.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.97 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 10,300 workers across the globe.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  745
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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