NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$109.31 +0.38 (+0.35 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$109.31
Today's Range$109.15 - $110.52
52-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69
Volume988,527 shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.18 billion
P/E Ratio18.31
Dividend Yield1.43%
Beta1.2
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 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

Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP29442910
Phone404-885-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$8.5199 per share
Book Value$26.97 per share

Profitability

Net Income$587.30 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,300
Market Cap$13.18 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 14th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 21st. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The credit services provider reported $1.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $834.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $857.51 million. Equifax had a net margin of 13.07% and a return on equity of 21.48%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.53 EPS. View Equifax's Earnings History.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Equifax's stock. Their predictions range from $104.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's share price to reach $119.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.7% 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 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EFX stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 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 variety of 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 institutional investors are selling Equifax stock?

EFX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Samlyn Capital LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Millennium Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. 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, Mackenzie Financial Corp, USS Investment Management Ltd, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Fundsmith LLP, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Van ECK Associates Corp and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $109.31.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $13.18 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.

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:  452 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  860
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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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