Equifax (NYSE:EFX) had declared a cash dividend of $0.3300 on Aug 5, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Aug 17, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Aug 19, 2016. On Aug 5, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 1.0055%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Sep 15, 2016.
In a different note, On Aug 4, 2016, Jefferies said it Maintains its rating on Equifax. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $128.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Hold’ by the firm. On Jul 29, 2016, JP Morgan said it Maintains its rating on Equifax. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $133.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Overweight’ by the firm. On Jul 29, 2016, Deutsche Bank said it Maintains its rating on Equifax. In the research note, the firm Raises the price-target to $125.00 per share. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm. Jefferies said it Initiates Coverage on Equifax, according to a research note issued on May 9, 2016. The shares have been rated ‘Hold’ by the firm.
Equifax (EFX) made into the market gainers list on Wednesdays trading session with the shares advancing 0.77% or 1 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $130.98, which is also near the day’s high of $131.11. The stock began the session at $130.24 and the volume stood at 5,29,057 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $136.97 and the 52 week low is $90.94. The company has a current market capitalization of $15,631 M and it has 11,93,35,337 shares in outstanding.
Equifax(EFX) last announced its earnings results on Jul 27, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2.Company reported revenue of $811.30M. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $802.81M. Earnings per share were $1.43. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $1.36.
Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Aug 2, 2016, J Dann Adams (Pres-Gbl Cons Sols) sold 4,422 shares at $134.00 per share price.Also, On Jun 1, 2016, Paulino R Barros (Pres-USIS) sold 5,050 shares at $125.55 per share price.On May 12, 2016, Richard F Smith (Chairman and CEO) sold 190,000 shares at $122.99 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
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.