NYSE:EFX - Equifax Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $121.46 +0.40 (+0.33 %) (As of 05/24/2019 02:49 PM ET)Previous Close$121.06Today's Range$120.83 - $122.3252-Week Range$88.68 - $138.69Volume9,145 shsAverage Volume987,803 shsMarket Capitalization$14.68 billionP/E Ratio20.99Dividend Yield1.26%Beta1.25 ProfileAnalyst 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 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. 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 CIK33185 Webhttp://www.equifax.com/ Phone404-885-8000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.02 Current Ratio0.57 Quick Ratio0.57Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.99 Forward P/E Ratio21.57 P/E Growth2.55 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.41 billion Price / Sales4.30 Cash Flow$8.3535 per share Price / Cash Flow14.54 Book Value$21.61 per share Price / Book5.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.79 Net Income$299.80 million Net Margins-10.23% Return on Equity21.95% Return on Assets9.38%Miscellaneous Employees10,900 Outstanding Shares120,824,000Market Cap$14.68 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) 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, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. View Equifax's Dividend History. How were Equifax's earnings last quarter? Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 10th. The credit services provider reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.01. The credit services provider earned $846.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $850.07 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 10.23% and a positive return on equity of 21.95%. The company's revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.43 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 Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax. What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings? Equifax updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.43-3.56 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.49 billion.Equifax also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.32-1.37 EPS. What price target have analysts set for EFX? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Equifax's stock. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $121.2727 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.2%. 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 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 6 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 articles about EFX stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate 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). 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), CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Netflix (NFLX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Gilead Sciences (GILD). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.20%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.10%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (2.00%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.44%), FMR LLC (1.44%) and TCI Fund Management Ltd. (1.35%). 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, BlackRock Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Toronto Dominion Bank, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp and State of Wisconsin Investment Board. 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 TCI Fund Management Ltd., FMR LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, SG Americas Securities LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC and FIL Ltd. 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 $121.46. How big of a company is Equifax? Equifax has a market capitalization of $14.68 billion and generates $3.41 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $299.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.79 on an earnings per share basis. Equifax employs 10,900 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: 469 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 430 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 899MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Understanding Options Trading Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.