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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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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