Equifax (EFX) Issues Earnings Results
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) released its earnings results on Thursday. The credit services provider reported $1.39 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.35 by $0.04, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Equifax had a net margin of 17.47% and a return on equity of 23.64%. The company had revenue of $838.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $825.70 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.42 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) opened at $117.23 on Friday. Equifax has a fifty-two week low of $89.59 and a fifty-two week high of $147.02. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.67. The firm has a market cap of $13,393.82, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.27, a P/E/G ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 0.99.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Monday, March 12th will be issued a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.33%. Equifax’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 32.30%.
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Equifax Company Profile
Equifax Inc is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments and consumers. The Company operates in four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions and Global Consumer Solutions. Its products and services are based on databases of consumer and business information derived from various sources, including credit, financial assets, telecommunications and utility payments, employment, income, demographic and marketing data.
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