Equifax (EFX) : The highest short term price target forecast on Equifax (EFX) is $155 and the lowest target price is $126. A total of 9 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $141.89 with a standard deviation of $8.67.
Equifax (EFX) : 6 brokerage houses believe that Equifax (EFX) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 3 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Equifax (EFX). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3.The median of all the 10 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 1.65.
Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Jefferies maintains its rating on Equifax (NYSE:EFX). The rating major has initiated the coverage with hold rating on the shares. The Analysts at Jefferies raises the price target from $128 per share to $131 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 4, 2016.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $131.87 and $131.48 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $133.13. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $133.09, notching a gain of 0.90% for the day. The total traded volume was 508,884 . The stock had closed at $131.90 on the previous day.
Equifax Inc. is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments and consumers. The Companys products and services are based on databases of consumer and business information derived from numerous types of credit, financial assets, telecommunications and utility payment, employment, income, public record, demographic and marketing data. It provides information, technology and services to support debt collections and recovery management. In addition, it is also a provider of payroll-related and human resource management business process outsourcing services in the United States of America. The Companys clients include financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals. The Company has four operating segments, which include U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions and North America Personal Solutions.