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73.89
+1.11
+1.53%
After Hours :
73.89
0.00
0.00%

Open

72.84

Previous Close

72.78

Volume (Avg)

983.80k (510.35k)

Day's Range

72.46-73.96

52Wk Range

63.46-79.94

Market Cap.

8.91B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.00 (1.31%)

Beta

0.91

Shares Outstanding

120.59M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

26.53 (2.79)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Business Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 2.30B

    • Net Income

    • 351.80M

    • Market Cap.

    • 8.91B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 14.34

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.24

    • Beta

    • 0.91

    • Forward P/E

    • 17.06

    • Price/Sales

    • 3.84

    • Price/Book Value

    • 3.82

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 15.97

      • EBITDA

      • 790.90M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 7.37

      • Return on Equity %

      • 14.98

      • Return on Assets %

      • 7.37

      • Book Value/Share

      • 19.36

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 120.59M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.25 (8/20/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/8/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 82.00

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 12

        • EPS Estimate

        • 3.72

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 5.28

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.60

          • 10.74

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 22.50

          • 16.56

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 2.50

          • 20.14

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 3.54

          • 11.94

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 4.10

          • 6.45

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 40.63

          • 9.03

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 65.38

            • 48.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 22.90

            • 18.54

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 14.34

            • 12.44

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 61.10

            • 46.52

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 20.80

            • 17.56

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 13.40

            • 41.09B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.48

              • 0.81

              • Current Ratio

              • 0.73

              • 1.22

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.58

              • 0.54

              • Interest Coverage

              • 8.73

              • 5.84

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.98

              • 4.02

              • Book Value/Share

              • 19.73

              • 8.73

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 27.47

                • 27.55

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 29.42

                • 810.64

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 10.01

                • 363.00

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 3.95

                • 1.33

                • Price/Book Value

                • 3.79

                • 4.89

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 15.97

                • 13.25

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 34.79

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/8/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 8/20/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 14.98

                        (15.50)

                      • 25.78

                        (25.18)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 7.37

                        (7.20)

                      • 6.41

                        (5.56)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 10.10

                        (10.30)

                      • 10.43

                        (14.31)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 48.13k

                      • 11.56k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 12.70

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.51

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      611.20M
                      Operating Margin
                      26.53
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      15.97
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      91.08%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      45.49%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      51.27%

                      Float

                      98.42%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.68%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        3,000,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.46

                      • Findlay Park American Fund

                      •  

                        2,900,437

                      • 8.07

                      • 2.38

                      • Jensen Quality Growth Fund

                      •  

                        2,558,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.12

                      • JPMorgan Mid Cap Value Fund

                      •  

                        2,462,401

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.02

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,083,329

                      • 1.04

                      • 1.73

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        1,993,018

                      • 0.67

                      • 1.66

                      • Eaton Vance Atlanta Capital SMID-Cap Fd

                      •  

                        1,817,305

                      • 0.95

                      • 1.49

                      • Hartford MidCap Fund

                      •  

                        1,264,237

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,264,135

                      • 0.01

                      • 1.05

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,233,517

                      • -1.30

                      • 1.02

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                      •  

                        13,047,185

                      • +3.65%

                      • 10.71

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        8,686,186

                      • +2.38%

                      • 7.13

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,853,671

                      • -0.76%

                      • 4.81

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        5,261,644

                      • +3.27%

                      • 4.32

                      • J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.

                      •  

                        4,803,516

                      • -0.14%

                      • 3.94

                      • Newton Management Ltd

                      •  

                        4,420,701

                      • -7.92%

                      • 3.63

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        3,737,085

                      • +1.28%

                      • 3.07

                      • Jensen Investment Management

                      •  

                        3,395,794

                      • -3.80%

                      • 2.79

                      • Blair William & Co

                      •  

                        3,249,261

                      • -12.60%

                      • 2.67

                      • Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.

                      •  

                        2,943,825

                      • -1.71%

                      • 2.42

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Industrials

                      Industry

                      Business Services

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Mid Growth

                      Equifax Inc was originally incorporated under the laws of the State of Georgia in 1913 and its predecessor company dates back to 1899. The Company is a provider of information solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company has a...more group of clients and customers, including financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals. Its products and services are based on databases of consumer and business information derived from numerous types of credit, financial, public record, demographic and marketing data. The Company uses proprietary analytical tools to analyze this data to create customized insights, decision-making solutions and processing services for businesses. It helps consumers understand, manage and protect their personal information and to make more informed financial decisio...morens. Additionally, it is a provider of payroll-related and human resources business process outsourcing services in the United States of America, or U.S. The Company currently operates in three regions, North America, Europe and Latin America. It also maintains support operations in Costa Rica and the Republic of Ireland. The Company is organized in five operating segments, as follows: U.S. Consumer Information Solutions (USCIS), International, Workforce Solutions, North America Personal Solutions, and North America Commercial Solutions. USCIS provides consumer information solutions to businesses in the U.S. including online consumer information, decisioning technology solutions, fraud and identity management services, portfolio management services (OCIS), mortgage reporting and consumer financial marketing services (CFMS). International includes its Canada Consumer, Europe and Latin America business units. Products and services offered are similar to those available in the USCIS, North America Commercial Solutions and North America Personal Solutions operating segments but vary by geographic region. Workforce Solutions provides services enabling clients to verify income and employment (Verification Services) as well as outsource and automate the performance of certain payroll-related and human resources management business processes, including social security number verification and employment-related tax management (Employer Services). North America Personal Solutions provides products to consumers enabling them to understand and monitor their credit and monitor and help protect their identity. North America Commercial Solutions provides credit, financial, marketing and other information regarding businesses in the U.S. and Canada. The Company markets its products and services mainly through its own direct sales organization that is organized around sales teams that focus on customer segments typically aligned by vertical markets and geography. The Company competes with Acxiom Corporation, Harte-Hanks, Inc. and infoGROUP, Inc., Fair Isaac Corporation, Experian, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and Cortera, Inc, Automatic Data Processing, Inc., or ADP, Paychex, Inc. and Ceridian Corporation. The Company's U.S. operations are subject to various federal and state laws and regulations.lessless

                      Key People

                      Richard F. Smith

                      CEO/Chairman of the Board/Director

                      John W. Gamble,Jr

                      CFO/Vice President

                      Mr. David (Dave) C. Webb

                      Chief Information Officer

                      Paul J. Springman

                      Chief Marketing Officer/Vice President

                      Coretha M. Rushing

                      Other Executive Officer/Vice President

                      • Equifax Inc

                      • 1550 Peachtree Street North West

                      • Atlanta, GA 30309

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 404 885-8000

                      • Fax: +1 404 885-8682

                      • equifax.com

                      Incorporated

                      1913

                      Employees

                      7,000

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