Equifax, Inc. (EFX): Price and Financial Metrics


Equifax, Inc. (EFX)

Today's Latest Price: $140.89 USD

6.92 (-4.68%)

Updated Oct 28 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 46 in Consumer Financial Services

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EFX Stock Summary

  • EFX has a market capitalization of $18,357,138,339 -- more than approximately 89.72% of US stocks.
  • EFX's went public 34.61 years ago, making it older than 92.8% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Over the past twelve months, EFX has reported earnings growth of -321.24%, putting it ahead of only 5.74% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to EFX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are COO, VIAC, AJG, SJM, and LH.
  • Visit EFX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.equifax.com.

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EFX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $140.89 52-week high $181.76
Prev. close $147.81 52-week low $103.01
Day low $140.10 Volume 1,615,996
Day high $147.24 Avg. volume 903,945
50-day MA $160.24 Dividend yield 1.06%
200-day MA $153.48 Market Cap 17.14B

Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Company Bio


Equifax provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company was founded in 1899 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

EFX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$140.89$30.33 -80%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for EFX, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Equifax Inc ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for EFX, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.66 years comes in at -0.02%; that's greater than merely 22.89% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • As a business, EFX is generating more cash flow than 74.9% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
  • Equifax Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 22.6% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-80%
1%-80%
2%-80%
3%-80%
4%-80%
5%-79%

FDX, MMS, RTX, ABB, and DESP can be thought of as valuation peers to EFX, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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Latest EFX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Equifax Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate EFX as an investment opportunity.

Canadians now have the option to build their credit scores via rent payments

Eight years after Canadians first became able to use their mortgage payments to build their credit scores, a similar option now exists for those who rent. The Toronto-based Landlord Credit Bureau, which is used by 30,000 landlords and property managers across Canada and the U.S., is partnering with Equifax Inc. to create an online portal that tracks a tenant’s rent payments so that the resulting data can be incorporated into credit files. Either tenants or landlords, who are tasked with updating their tenants’ profiles on a monthly basis with on-time or missed payments, can sign up to use the service. The Landlord Credit Bureau will be tasked with running the portal, collecting the data and sending it to Equifax. Rent would then be treated in a similar fashion to credit cards on credit ...

Financial Post | September 29, 2020

Equifax, class counsel strike back at plaintiffs' lawyer who slammed $380 mln deal

The class action plaintiffs' lawyer Jay Edelson knew he was exposing himself to attack when he filed a proposed amicus brief earlier this month at the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, backing objectors who are challenging the approval of Equifax’s $380.5 million settlement…

Reuters | September 22, 2020

It's here: Equifax's new mortgage inquiry process begins today

Accessing borrowers' credit information just got a little bit more secure

Canadian Mortgage Professional Magazine | September 14, 2020

Equifax Names Andrea Lawson as Chief Talent and Diversity Officer

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) has appointed Andrea Lawson as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Talent and Diversity Officer. Effective immediately, Lawson is promoted to this expanded global role and is responsible for activating Equifax's…

PR Newswire | September 9, 2020

Equifax Assures Woman That Drop In Credit Score Unrelated To Anything

CLAY, NY—In an automated email reportedly delivered to local woman Emma Davies’ inbox Tuesday, Equifax assured her that a recent drop in her credit score was unrelated to anything. “While your credit score is significantly lower now, we just want to you to keep in mind that you had absolutely no control over it,” read the email in part, adding that the credit reporting agency’s reduction of her credit score from 685 to 600 had absolutely nothing to do with any financial action she had or had not taken. “We understand that it may be frustrating if your credit score, which was ranked as ‘good’ before and only ranks as ‘fair’ now, disqualifies you from securing an apartment or a loan, but it’s important that you understand that this change was utterly arbitrary and based on absolutely noth...

The Onion | September 8, 2020

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EFX Price Returns

1-mo -10.74%
3-mo -13.12%
6-mo 2.69%
1-year 5.45%
3-year 34.09%
5-year 40.25%
YTD 1.32%
2019 52.31%
2018 -19.96%
2017 0.95%
2016 7.34%
2015 39.29%

EFX Dividends

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Equifax Inc (EFX) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Equifax Inc (EFX) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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