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NYSE:EFX

Equifax - EFX Stock Forecast, Price & News

$222.50
-0.43 (-0.19%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$220.90
$223.68
50-Day Range
$190.20
$230.65
52-Week Range
$145.98
$243.79
Volume
218,416 shs
Average Volume
855,562 shs
Market Capitalization
$27.24 billion
P/E Ratio
38.63
Dividend Yield
0.70%
Price Target
$208.13

Equifax MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.6% Downside
$208.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.78% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.68
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of Equifax in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.53%
From $7.53 to $7.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.98 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

181st out of 322 stocks

Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies, Mercantile Reporting Agencies, Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Stock

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 and International. 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 company was founded by Cator Woolford and Guy Woolford in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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EFX Stock News Headlines

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Price Target Raised to $260.00
Equifax (EFX) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Rating Increased to Hold at StockNews.com
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Equifax PT Raised to $223 at Baird
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EFX Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/19/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/22/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/08/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/15 Dividend
2/21/2023
Dividend Payable
3/15/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-Industry
Research & Consulting Services
CUSIP
29442910
Employees
12,700
Year Founded
1899

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$208.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$260.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$150.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-6.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$744.20 million
Pretax Margin
17.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.92 billion
Cash Flow
$11.77 per share
Book Value
$29.52 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
120,521,000
Market Cap
$27.24 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.45

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Key Executives

  • Mark W. BegorMark W. Begor
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • John W. GambleJohn W. Gamble
    EVP, Chief Financial & Operations Officer
  • Bryson R. KoehlerBryson R. Koehler
    EVP, Chief Technology, Data & Analytics Officer
  • John J. KelleyJohn J. Kelley
    Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & EVP
  • Julia A. Houston
    EVP, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer













EFX Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equifax stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EFX shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EFX, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Equifax's stock price forecast for 2023?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Equifax's stock. Their EFX share price forecasts range from $150.00 to $260.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $208.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%.
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How have EFX shares performed in 2023?

Equifax's stock was trading at $194.36 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, EFX shares have increased by 14.7% and is now trading at $222.93.
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When is Equifax's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 8th 2023.
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How can I listen to Equifax's earnings call?

Equifax will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 9th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 19th. The credit services provider reported $1.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.13. The credit services provider earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.18 billion. Equifax had a net margin of 13.72% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.88%. The company's revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.87 earnings per share.
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How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 21st.
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Is Equifax a good dividend stock?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.70%. The dividend payout ratio is 27.08%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EFX will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.83% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Mark Begor's approval rating as Equifax's CEO?

228 employees have rated Equifax Chief Executive Officer Mark Begor on Glassdoor.com. Mark Begor has an approval rating of 73% among the company's employees.

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), 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.62%), AKO Capital LLP (0.98%), Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.97%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.39%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.34%) and TD Asset Management Inc (0.28%). Insiders that own company stock include Bryson R Koehler, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, John W Gamble Jr, John W Gamble, Jr, Julia A Houston, Lisa M Nelson, Mark W Begor, Melissa D Smith, Prasanna Dhore and Sid Singh.
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How do I buy shares of Equifax?

Shares of EFX stock 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 $222.93.

How much money does Equifax make?

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) has a market capitalization of $27.30 billion and generates $4.92 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $744.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.76 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Equifax have?

The company employs 12,700 workers across the globe.

Does Equifax have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Equifax: ASNEF/Equifax Servicios de Informacion Sobre Solvencia y Credito S.L., AccountScore, AccountScore Holdings Limited, AccountScore Limited, AccountScore US Corporation, Anakam, Anakam Inc., Anakam Information Solutions LLC, Ansonia Credit Data, Ansonia Credit Data Inc., Apac BizInfo Pte Limited, Appriss Insights, Appriss Insights LLC, Austin Consolidated Holdings Inc., Austin-Tetra, Barnett Associates Operations LLC, Bureau of Credit Histories Equifax Limited Liability Company, CDB Infotek, Compliance Data Center LLC, Computer Ventures Inc., Consents Online Limited, Corporate Services LLC, Credinformacoes Informaçoes de Credito Lda, Creditworks Australia Pty Ltd, Crime Finders LLC, Data-Crédito, DataVision Resources, DataVision Resources LLC, DataX, DataX Ltd., Datalicious Pty Ltd, Datum, EDX Australia Pty Limited, EFX de Costa Rica S.A., Efficient Hire, Equiecua Analytics Services of Risk S.A., Equifax (NZ) Holdings Pty Ltd, Equifax APAC Holdings Limited, Equifax Acquisition Holdings LLC, Equifax Americas S.C.S., Equifax Analytics FZE, Equifax Analytics Private Limited, 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 CDR Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Commercial Services and Solutions Pty Limited, Equifax Australia Decision Solutions 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 Cambodia Holdings Pte Limited, Equifax Canada Co., Equifax Canadian Holdings II Co., Equifax Centroámerica S.A. de C.V., Equifax Commercial Services Limited, Equifax Consumer Services LLC, Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited, Equifax Data Services LLC, Equifax EUA Limited, Equifax Ecuador C.A. Buró de Información Crediticia, Equifax Enterprise Services LLC, Equifax Europe LLC, Equifax Fraude S.L., Equifax Funding LLC, Equifax Holdings (NZ) Limited, Equifax Honduras Central de Riesgo Privada S.A., Equifax Iberica S.L., Equifax Information Services LLC, Equifax Information Services of Puerto Rico LLC, Equifax Information Technology LLC, Equifax International Treasury Services Unlimited Company, Equifax Limited, Equifax Luxembourg (No. 10) S.àr.l., Equifax Luxembourg (No. 3) S.àr.l., Equifax New Zealand Holdings Limited, Equifax New Zealand Information Services and Solutions Limited, Equifax Paraguay S.A., Equifax Peru S.A., Equifax Pty Limited, 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., HD Information LLC, HIREtech, HealthCare Impact Associates, HealthCare Impact Associates II LLC, HealthCare Impact Associates L.L.C., ID Rehab Holdings Inc., ID Watchdog, IDR Processing LLC, IXI, IXI Corporation, Identity Rehab Corporation, IdentityProtection.com, Inffinix Software, Inffinix Software Comercio Servicios Importação e Expostação Ltda., Inffinix Software S.A. de C.V., Innovative Enterprises LLC, Integrated Debt Services Ltd., IntelliReal, IntelliReal LLC, Inversiones Equifax Chile Limitada, JLR Inc., Knowledge Works Inc., Kount, Kount Inc., Mapcity Peru S.A.C., Mapcity.com Chile S.A., Net Profit Inc., Nevalon Technologies LLC, Paradigm National Consultants LLC, 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, Securitec Screening Solutions LLC, Servicios Equifax Chile Limitada, T1 Ventures LLC, TALX Corporation, TALX UCM Services Inc., TDX Group Limited, TDX Indigo Iberia SL, Teletrack, Teletrack LLC, The Prospect Shop Pty Ltd, TrustedID Inc., Typhoon Data LC, VA (NZ) Holdings Limited, VA Australia Finance Pty Limited, Veda Advantage, Verdad Informatica de Costa Rica S.A., Worxtime LLC, ZIP ID Pty Ltd, eThority LLC, ethority, and i2Verify.
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How can I contact Equifax?

Equifax's mailing address is 1550 PEACHTREE STREET N.W., ATLANTA GA, 30309. The official website for the company is www.equifax.com. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (404) 885-8000, via email at trevor.burns@equifax.com, or via fax at 404-888-8682.

This page (NYSE:EFX) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff