Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Equifax (NYSE: EFX):

  • 10/13/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc..
  • 10/6/2017 – Equifax was given a new $127.00 price target on by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/4/2017 – Equifax had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/3/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.
  • 9/26/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/26/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $149.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/26/2017 – Equifax had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/22/2017 – Equifax was upgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $127.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $135.00.
  • 9/19/2017 – Equifax had its price target lowered by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $154.00 to $113.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 9/19/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/16/2017 – Equifax had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $174.00.
  • 9/15/2017 – Equifax had its price target raised by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. from $110.00 to $155.00.
  • 9/15/2017 – Equifax was downgraded by analysts at Argus from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/14/2017 – Equifax had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from $167.00 to $135.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Equifax had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. They now have a $110.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $145.00.
  • 9/14/2017 – Equifax had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $150.00.
  • 9/14/2017 – Equifax had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $127.00 to $140.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 9/12/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $141.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/9/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $174.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co.
  • 9/8/2017 – Equifax had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $144.00 to $140.00. They now have an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Equifax had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $149.00 price target on the stock.

Equifax, Inc. (EFX) traded down 0.11% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $108.58. 1,532,007 shares of the stock were exchanged. Equifax, Inc. has a one year low of $89.59 and a one year high of $147.02. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $114.72 and a 200-day moving average price of $133.05. The company has a market cap of $13.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.00 and a beta of 0.88.

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The credit services provider reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $856.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $860.48 million. Equifax had a net margin of 17.44% and a return on equity of 24.88%. The business’s revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS. Analysts forecast that Equifax, Inc. will post $5.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Equifax news, CFO John W. Gamble, Jr. sold 6,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.60, for a total transaction of $946,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 42,078 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,126,556.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Rodolfo O. Ploder sold 1,719 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $145.70, for a total transaction of $250,458.30. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 43,648 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,359,513.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 12,219 shares of company stock valued at $1,780,938 in the last quarter. Insiders own 1.29% of the company’s stock.

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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