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Morning Trending Tickers: Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX)

With a market cap of 17.09 B, Equifax Inc. has a large market cap size. Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/27/1986. Equifax Inc. is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Equifax Inc., is 548.05, and so far today it has a volume of 81848. Performance year to date since the 3/27/1986 is 18.24%.

To help you determine whether Equifax Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.42 and forward P/E is 20.75. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Equifax Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.86. P/S ratio is 5.26 and the P/B ratio is 5.81. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 138.72 and 39.6 respectively.

At the current price Equifax Inc. is trading at, 139.82 (0.01% today), Equifax Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.12%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 30.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.45, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.11% after growing 13.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 48.00%, and 14.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 122.25, and the number of shares float is 119.42. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 92.30%. The float short is 1.85%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.03. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.00%, and also a return on investment of 11.00%.

The ability for Equifax Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.6, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.71 and total debt/equity is 0.92. In terms of margins, Equifax Inc. has a gross margin of 64.30%, with its operating margin at 26.40%, and Equifax Inc. has a profit margin of 16.60%.

The 52 week high is -2.91%, with 26.11% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.35% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.09%.

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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