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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining 1.60% today. In the last week its performance is -1.66%, and 9.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Equifax Inc., EFX has a target price of 140.92, so today’s gain of 1.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.69%.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), has a market cap of 15745.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 91.80%.

At the current price of 133.38, it has a dividend yield of 1.01%, and its target price is 140.92. This is with a profit margin of 16.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.16. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has a P/E of 34.22, as well as a forward P/E of 22.33.

With a current EPS of 3.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.62%,Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.00%.

Performance for the year is 28.25%. Since its IPO date on 3/27/1986, the total performance to date is 18.57%.

Volume today for Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), is 299182, while its average volume is 689.51. Whilst the total gain today was 1.60%, it did have a day high of -2.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.25% for the month. The 52-week low for Equifax Inc., EFX has been 47.92%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.62%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 8.30%. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has an operating margin of 26.20%. With a sales growth of 19.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Equifax Inc., EFX is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.98, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Equifax Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.85, and the P/S is 5.48, along with a P/B of 6.16. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 162.66.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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