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

Equifax, Inc. (EFX)

Today's Latest Price: $178.74 USD

0.25 (0.14%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 47 in Consumer Financial Services

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EFX Stock Summary

  • EFX has a market capitalization of $21,712,051,038 -- more than approximately 89.63% of US stocks.
  • Equifax Inc's stock had its IPO on March 27, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.78% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, EFX has reported earnings growth of -321.23%, putting it ahead of merely 6.22% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Equifax Inc are LH, TRU, AJG, NDAQ, and CBRE.
  • EFX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Equifax Inc's official web site, go to www.equifax.com.

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EFX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $178.74 52-week high $196.47
Prev. close $178.49 52-week low $103.01
Day low $177.31 Volume 458,000
Day high $180.05 Avg. volume 576,221
50-day MA $179.21 Dividend yield 0.87%
200-day MA $162.81 Market Cap 21.74B

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:
$178.74$26.07 -85%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Equifax Inc. To summarize, we found that Equifax Inc ranked in the 15th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 85.33%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Equifax Inc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.5 years, is -0.03% -- higher than only 20.75% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 74.32% of its sector Industrials.
  • Equifax Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 22.89% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

ATRO, ABB, DESP, HURC, and IEA 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.

Equifax is Not Done Dealmaing After Buying Kount

Equifax CEO Mark Begor talks about the company's growth strategies.

The Middle Market | January 14, 2021

Automated Verifications from Equifax Help Drive Efficiency for Auto Loans

ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple sources reported strength in auto sales at the end of 2020. To help auto dealers and lenders more effectively manage the increased volume of applications, Equifax Inc., (NYSE: EFX)…

PR Newswire | January 14, 2021

Worldwide Industry for Identity Verification to 2026 - Players Include Experian, GB Group and Equifax Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Identity Verification Market By Component, By Type, By Enterprise Size, By Deployment Type, By End User, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Identity Verification Market size is expected to reach $17.8 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 13.4% CAGR during the forecast period. Identity Verification provides security solutions in order to make sure the unique a

Business Wire | January 14, 2021

Identity Theft Scam Hits Elk Grove Hard

Elk Grove Village trustee and former police chief Steve Schmidt said he was the victim of a recent identity theft involving the Illinois Dept. of Employment Security. He is not alone. Elk Grove Village Police Chief Chuck Walsh said the sophisticated identity theft scam may be tied to a July 2019 computer hack of the credit reporting agency Equifax, which […]

J&T Scanner | January 13, 2021

Equifax snaps up ID theft protection firm Kount

Credit reporting firm Equifax has acquired identity theft protection company Kount for $640 million. Kount has gained a sizable customer base by utilizing artif

Tech Fans | January 12, 2021

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EFX Price Returns

1-mo -7.85%
3-mo 17.13%
6-mo 8.60%
1-year 17.22%
3-year 47.31%
5-year 82.02%
YTD -7.31%
2020 39.00%
2019 52.31%
2018 -19.96%
2017 0.95%
2016 7.34%

EFX Dividends

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

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