Financial Engines Advisors L.l.c. buys $3,143,153 stake in Equifax (EFX)

Equifax (EFX) : Financial Engines Advisors L.l.c. scooped up 13,269 additional shares in Equifax during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 10, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 23,747 shares of Equifax which is valued at $3,143,153.Equifax makes up approximately 2.52% of Financial Engines Advisors L.l.c.’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp boosted its stake in EFX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 6,374 additional shares and now holds a total of 425,784 shares of Equifax which is valued at $55,930,986. Equifax makes up approx 0.03% of Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp’s portfolio.Clarkston Capital Partners reduced its stake in EFX by selling 490 shares or 0.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 202,020 shares of EFX which is valued at $27,430,276. Equifax makes up approx 1.37% of Clarkston Capital Partners’s portfolio.Capital Analysts reduced its stake in EFX by selling 393 shares or 2.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 17,751 shares of EFX which is valued at $2,377,391. Equifax makes up approx 0.47% of Capital Analysts’s portfolio.

Equifax opened for trading at $130.92 and hit $131.64 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $131.42, with a gain of 0.01% or 0.01 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,06,126 shares. Company has a market cap of $15,683 M.

On the company’s financial health, Equifax reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.36. The company had revenue of $811.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $802.76 million. The company’s revenue was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.15 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Equifax. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 143 from a previous price target of $131 .

Equifax Inc. is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses governments and consumers. The Company’s 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 Company’s 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.

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