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NYSE:EFXEquifax Stock Price, Forecast & News

$111.66
+5.04 (+4.73 %)
(As of 04/6/2020 11:25 AM ET)
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$110.12
Now: $111.66
$114.96
50-Day Range
$104.62
MA: $139.53
$162.96
52-Week Range
$103.01
Now: $111.66
$164.77
Volume199,873 shs
Average Volume1.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.62 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.46%
Beta1.17
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: 4.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.36 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.51 billion
Cash Flow$8.85 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-398,800,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees11,200
Market Cap$13.62 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EFX stock has decreased by 23.2% and is now trading at $111.66. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equifax?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equifax in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 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 Friday, May 8th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Equifax.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 12th. The credit services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $905.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $880.63 million. Equifax had a negative net margin of 11.37% and a positive return on equity of 26.42%. The company's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.38 EPS. 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, February 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, March 13th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 3rd. View Equifax's dividend history.

What guidance has Equifax issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equifax issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.60-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.79. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.65-3.75 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

17 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Equifax's stock price to reach $158.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EFX stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutEquifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 3,250,000 shares, an increase of 10.5% from the February 13th total of 2,940,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 782,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.01%). Company insiders that own Equifax stock include J Dann Adams, John T Hartman, Mark W Begor and Prasanna Dhore. 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 First Financial Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Equifax company stock in the last year include J Dann Adams, John T Hartman, and Prasanna Dhore. 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 $111.66.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $13.62 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. View additional information about Equifax.

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]

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

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