Equifax Inc. (EFX) Analysts See $1.35 EPS

January 20, 2018 - By sdfsdfsdf

 Equifax Inc. (EFX) Analysts See $1.35 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 131 investors sold Equifax Inc. shares while 158 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 108.40 million shares or 3.06% more from 105.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Huntington National Bank holds 0.01% or 3,518 shares. Hartford Investment Management accumulated 26,849 shares. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 2,492 shares. 277,011 are held by Royal Natl Bank Of Canada. Farr Miller Washington Limited Com Dc stated it has 2,852 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 7,468 are owned by Winslow Evans & Crocker. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 3,269 shares. Rampart Inv Mngmt Co Ltd accumulated 1,524 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Moreover, Manning Napier Limited Liability Co has 0.26% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 281,905 shares. Gam Holdings Ag holds 0% or 923 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Com reported 59,529 shares. Sun Life reported 880 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System, Florida-based fund reported 182,873 shares. Farmers Merchants holds 0% or 57 shares in its portfolio.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.78 million activity. GAMBLE JOHN W JR sold $946,374 worth of stock or 6,500 shares. Loughran Joseph Michael III had sold 4,000 shares worth $584,099.

Analysts expect Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report $1.35 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 4.93 % from last quarter’s $1.42 EPS. EFX’s profit would be $162.10 million giving it 23.06 P/E if the $1.35 EPS is correct. After having $1.53 EPS previously, Equifax Inc.’s analysts see -11.76 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.38% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $124.53. About 1.18 million shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Equifax Inc has $174.0 highest and $101 lowest target. $129.71’s average target is 4.16% above currents $124.53 stock price. Equifax Inc had 56 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, August 4 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, May 9 by Jefferies. On Monday, December 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 8 by William Blair. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, November 13 report. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 6 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets initiated Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Tuesday, August 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $117 target. Barclays Capital maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Wednesday, September 21. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $150 target.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company has market cap of $14.95 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: U.S. It has a 28.11 P/E ratio. Information Solutions , International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions.

More recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Latimes.com which released: “Senators want ‘massive’ fines for data breaches at Equifax and other credit …” on January 10, 2018. Also Bna.com published the news titled: “Equifax to Give More Breach Information to New York Regulator” on January 05, 2018. Washingtontimes.com‘s news article titled: “Senate Dems target Equifax hack with giant fines in effort to curb future …” with publication date: January 10, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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