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NYSE:EFXEquifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$174.01
+6.89 (+4.12 %)
(As of 06/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$166.70
Now: $174.01
$174.08
50-Day Range
$122.00
MA: $142.76
$174.01
52-Week Range
$103.01
Now: $174.01
$177.19
Volume1.42 million shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$21.12 billion
P/E Ratio79.10
Dividend Yield0.90%
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 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.95 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.80 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees11,200
Market Cap$21.12 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EFX stock has increased by 19.6% and is now trading at $174.01. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Equifax.

When is Equifax's next earnings date?

Equifax is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Equifax.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 20th. The credit services provider reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.11. The credit services provider had revenue of $957.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $907.27 million. Equifax had a return on equity of 27.87% and a net margin of 7.45%. The company's revenue was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.20 earnings per share. View Equifax's earnings history.

How often does Equifax pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equifax?

Equifax declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 21st. View Equifax's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Equifax's shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $180.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's share price to reach $150.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%. View analysts' price targets for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EFX stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a daily sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutEquifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,610,000 shares, an increase of 23.1% from the April 15th total of 2,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,090,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Equifax's Current Options Chain.

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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Starbucks (SBUX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Netflix (NFLX) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are Equifax's key executives?

Equifax's management team includes the following 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)

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (8.71%), Capital International Investors (7.33%), BlackRock Inc. (6.37%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.30%), State Street Corp (3.85%) and Lone Pine Capital LLC (2.61%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman and Prasanna Dhore. 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 Mackenzie Financial Corp, Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, Deutsche Bank AG, Lone Pine Capital LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, BlackRock Inc., and Aviva PLC. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include J Dann Adams, John J Kelley III, John T Hartman, and Prasanna Dhore. View insider buying and selling activity for Equifax.

Which institutional investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Melvin Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., 1832 Asset Management L.P., and Invesco Ltd.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $174.01.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $21.12 billion and generates $3.51 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $-398,800,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $5.62 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 11,200 workers across the globe.

What is Equifax's official website?

The official website for Equifax is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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