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Equifax Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:EFX)

$143.93
+2.42 (+1.71 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$142.71
Now: $143.93
$144.95
50-Day Range
$134.55
MA: $142.07
$147.17
52-Week Range
$88.68
Now: $143.93
$148.59
Volume643,845 shs
Average Volume788,236 shs
Market Capitalization$17.40 billion
P/E Ratio24.86
Dividend Yield1.10%
Beta1.22
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.41 billion
Cash Flow$8.59 per share
Book Value$26.17 per share

Profitability

Net Income$299.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,900
Market Cap$17.40 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 22nd. View Equifax's Dividend History.

How were Equifax's earnings last quarter?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The credit services provider reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.04. The credit services provider earned $880 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $873.74 million. Equifax had a positive return on equity of 22.63% and a negative net margin of 12.52%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.56 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, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equifax.

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

Equifax issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.57-5.77 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.425-3.525 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for EFX?

14 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Equifax's shares. Their predictions range from $106.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate Equifax's stock price to reach $130.91 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equifax.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equifax?

14 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 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equifax.

Has Equifax been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EFX stock have been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equifax earned a media sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Equifax.

Are investors shorting Equifax?

Equifax saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 3,480,000 shares, an increase of 7.1% from the August 30th total of 3,250,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 790,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Equifax's Current Options Chain.

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), 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), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), CA (CA), Mastercard (MA), Procter & Gamble (PG), Netflix (NFLX), Bank of America (BAC) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Rockland Trust Co. (0.01%). 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equifax.

Which major investors are buying Equifax stock?

EFX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rockland Trust Co., CX Institutional, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc. and Butensky & Cohen Financial Security 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equifax's stock price today?

One share of EFX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $143.93.

How big of a company is Equifax?

Equifax has a market capitalization of $17.40 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.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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Equifax (NYSE EFX)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  492 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  458 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  950
MarketBeat'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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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