Impact of Brokerage Rating on Equifax, Inc.(EFX)

Many Equifax, Inc.(EFX) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 10, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 144 from a previous price target of $131 .Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Feb 10, 2017 to Overweight, Raises Price Target to $ 150 from a previous price target of $140 .Equifax was Downgraded by Goldman to Sell on Jan 20, 2017. Equifax was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight on Jan 18, 2017. Equifax was Upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Dec 5, 2016 to Outperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $135 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 30, 2016, Rodolfo O Ploder (Pres-Wkf Sols) sold 3,341 shares at 119.74 per share price.On Nov 16, 2016, G. Thomas Hough (director) purchased 1,000 shares at 113.91 per share price.On Nov 8, 2016, J Dann Adams (Pres-Gbl Cons Sols) sold 434 shares at 125.00 per share price.

Equifax Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 26, 2016. The company reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08. Analyst had a consensus of $1.36. The company had revenue of $804.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $801.30 million. The companys revenue was up 20.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.14 EPS.

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.58 by 12 Brokerage Firm. 8 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 3 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX): 10 analysts have set the short term price target of Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) at $143.7. The standard deviation of short term price target has been estimated at $8.04, implying that the actual price may fluctuate by this value. The higher and the lower price estimates are $ 155 and $130 respectively.

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rose 0.15% or 0.2 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $129.45 the stock was seen hitting $130.84 as a peak level and $129.26 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $130.32. The daily volume was measured at 709,584 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $136.97 and the 52-week low is $97.47. The company has a market cap of $15,625 million.

Equifax is one of the leaders in facilitating and securing commerce by bringing buyers and sellers together world-wide through information, transaction processing and Internet businesses. Global operations include consumer and commercial credit information services, credit card marketing and processing services, check guarantee and authorization, software, modeling, database management, marketing solutions, analytics, direct to consumer services, and Internet identity verification and digital certificate services.


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