Equifax (EFX) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Equifax (EFX), hence the stock is down -3.58% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.68% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -3.21% and the stock has fallen -0.71% in the past 1 week.
Equifax Inc. is up 7.51% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 19%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.67% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.52%.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $130.92 and $130.32 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $131.64. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $131.42, notching a gain of 0.01% for the day. The total traded volume was 406,126 . The stock had closed at $131.41 on the previous day.
Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Jefferies maintains its outlook on Equifax (NYSE:EFX). The current rating of the shares is Hold, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $128 per share to $131 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 4, 2016.
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.