Barclays Holds To Rating And Lowers Price Target On Equifax, Inc. (EFX)

Barclays Holds To Rating And Lowers Price Target On Equifax, Inc. (EFX)”

Its up 0.13, from 0.91 in 2016Q3.

Utah Retirement Systems continued to hold its stake in shares of Equifax, Inc. 61 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. The hedge funds in our partner's database now have: 54.30 million shares, up from 27.58 million shares in 2016Q3. The Oregon-based Hood River Capital Management Llc has invested 0.89% in the stock. Equifax Inc has $174.0 highest and $101 lowest target. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of EFX. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)'s stock about -37.52% from the 50-day high and 2.53% away from the 50-day low. Johnson Group Incorporated owns 230 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. The Dodge & Cox holds 748,972 shares with $24.33 million value, down from 773,142 last quarter. Shelton Capital Mgmt reported 157,946 shares. Redwood Investments Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 227,390 shares.#img1#. RBC Capital Markets maintained Equifax Inc. Salem Inv Counselors owns 0.02% invested in Equifax Inc.

EFX's mean Piotroski F-Score: 5 in the past 7 years. Strategic Advisors Ltd Liability Company has 53,925 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio.

Since May 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.91 million activity. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The target gives a possible upside of 19.62 % from company's last stock price.

Argus has downgraded Equifax (NYSE:EFX) from Buy to Hold in a report released on 9/15/2017. Therefore 73% are positive. The average revenue per share growth rate of Equifax Inc. during the past 12 months was 13.9 percent. The 50 day moving average moved down $-44.35 whereas the 200 day average was down by -30.25%. Equifax had a net margin of 17.44% and a return on equity of 24.88%. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, October 4 report.

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 8th. Also, the company's strong correlation with the consumer and financial markets as well as exposure in the USA and Europe are likely to propel growth, going ahead.Notably, the stock has outperformed the broader market in the YTD period. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 12 by Deutsche Bank. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Monday, May 1 by Stephens. Cowen & Co initiated Equifax Inc. Equifax now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $141.29. Including today's unusual volume, Equifax Inc.'s stock is performing at -18.24% on the year. (NYSE:EFX) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Evercore.

EFX has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Equifax in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. About 5,690 shares traded. "(EFX)" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500.

Investors wait Equifax Inc. EFX's profit will be $183.03M for 15.46 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. This is assuming the current $1.52 EPS is accurate.

Equifax Inc., launched on December 20, 1913, is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments and consumers. The company has a market capitalization of $11.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.46 and a beta of 0.93.

Shares of credit reporting agency Equifax (EFX) have fallen more than 35% since the company announced a massive cyber-security breach that likely impacted all USA adults, however the lack of transparency in the wake of the incident has done little to increase consumer or investor confidence in the company.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership has 0.28% invested in Equifax Inc.

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