NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $98.41 +1.00 (+1.03 %) (As of 01/17/2019 05:03 AM ET)Previous Close$97.41Today's Range$97.32 - $98.7552-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69Volume759,600 shsAverage Volume958,691 shsMarket Capitalization$11.60 billionP/E Ratio16.48Dividend Yield1.61%Beta1.1 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 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. 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 Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies, Sub-IndustryResearch & Consulting Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:EFX Previous Symbol CUSIP29442910 Webwww.equifax.com Phone404-885-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.81 Current Ratio1.19 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.48 Forward P/E Ratio17.17 P/E Growth2.29 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.36 billion Price / Sales3.53 Cash Flow$8.6552 per share Price / Cash Flow11.37 Book Value$26.97 per share Price / Book3.65Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.97 Net Income$587.30 million Net Margins13.07% Return on Equity21.48% Return on Assets9.81%Miscellaneous Employees10,300 Outstanding Shares120,570,000Market Cap$11.60 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 announced 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 1.59%. 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The credit services provider reported $1.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.01. The credit services provider had revenue of $834.20 million for 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 previous year, the company 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 guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings? Equifax issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.70-5.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.85. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.412-3.427 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.47 billion.Equifax also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $5.70-5.75 EPS. What price target have analysts set for EFX? 13 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $104.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $119.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.8% 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, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax. Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about EFX stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news 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 -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Equifax's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Equifax include S&P Global (SPGI), Moody's (MCO), TransUnion (TRU), Dun & Bradstreet (DNB), Pra Group (PRAA) and CreditRiskMonitor.Com (CRMZ). 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. Mark W. Begor, CEO & Director (Age 61)Andy S. Bodea, Chief Global Operations Officer Who are Equifax's major shareholders? Equifax's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include USS Investment Management Ltd (1.25%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.09%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.01%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Riverbridge Partners LLC, National Investment Services Inc. WI and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax. Which major investors are buying Equifax stock? EFX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including USS Investment Management Ltd, Retirement Systems of Alabama, DNB Asset Management AS, CX Institutional, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc.. 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 $98.41. How big of a company is Equifax? Equifax has a market capitalization of $11.60 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 448 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 403 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 851MarketBeat'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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Reverse Stock Split?