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Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Rating Reiterated by SunTrust Banks, Inc

BT Investment Management Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Equifax, Inc.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in EFX. They now have a Dollars 110 price target on the stock.

Several analysts have recently commented on EFX shares. (NYSE:EFX). Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank accumulated 40,718 shares or 0.02% of the stock. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,933,776 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $1,365,099,000 after acquiring an additional 653,096 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc grew its position in shares of Equifax by 24.6% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 404,023 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $55,246,000 after acquiring an additional 118,212 shares during the last quarter. As of quarter end Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc. had acquired 3,116 shares growing its position 1.5%. Signaturefd LLC now owns 3,751 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $513,000 after purchasing an additional 11 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SNS Financial Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Equifax during the 2nd quarter worth $200,000. Airain ltd now owns 12,161 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $1,671,000 after purchasing an additional 7,590 shares during the last quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC controls 1,132,894 shares with a value of $154,912,000. The average 1-year price target for (EFX) reveals an average price target of $121.5 per share. Baird Financial Group, Inc. owns 314,420 shares with a value of $43,208,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Rodolfo O. Ploder sold 1,719 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 8. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 42,723 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,238,412.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 12,219 shares of company stock worth $1,780,938. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 1.03% invested in the company for 125,900 shares.

Interest in Equifax Inc. If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. (NYSE:EFX) in a research report report published on Tuesday morning.

Equifax, Inc. has a one year low of $89.59 and a one year high of $147.02. Volume was up 520.57% over the stocks average daily volume.

The company now has a P/E ratio of 22.45 and market capitalization is 12.76B. The company's 50-day moving average price is $133.48 and its 200 day moving average price is $136.54. Equifax Inc. has had 5 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 2 open market buys and 3 sells. After $1.60 actual earnings per share reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.00% negative EPS growth. Equifax had a return on equity of 24.88% and a net margin of 17.44%. The business had revenue of $856.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $860.48 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $4.72 and is projected to be $5.98 for the current year with 120,372,000 shares now outstanding. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 25th were paid a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Equifax by 33.9% in the 1st quarter.

07/27/2017 - Equifax, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Of those analysts, 9 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 4 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell. Argus began coverage on Equifax in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on Equifax from $131.00 to $144.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, February 10th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $151.00 price objective on shares of Equifax in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.in a report released on Tuesday. September 15 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley held the stock rating at "Equal-Weight" and lowered the price expectation from $140.00 to $127.00. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co.

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 operates in four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions and Global Consumer Solutions.



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