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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 0.94% today. In the last week its performance is 1.85%, and 5.02% for the past quarter. Currently, Equifax Inc., EFX has a target price of 12.38, so today’s gain of 0.94% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.85%.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), has a market cap of 16041.94, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 91.40%.

At the current price of 134.58, it has a dividend yield of 0.98%, and its target price is 12.38. 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 35.08, as well as a forward P/E of 22.51.

With a current EPS of 3.84, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.09%,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 38.31%. Since its IPO date on 3/27/1986, the total performance to date is 21.86%.

Volume today for Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), is 589100, while its average volume is 588.88. Whilst the total gain today was 0.94%, it did have a day high of -1.50%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.23%, and 1.34% for the month. The 52-week low for Equifax Inc., EFX has been 47.96%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.50%.

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 2.92, and the P/S is 5.58, along with a P/B of 6.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 165.72.

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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