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How has Equifax Inc.:(NYSE:EFX) performed recently?

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 15332.65. It is in the Credit Services industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 35.08, a forward P/E of 22.17 and EPS of 3.67. At a stock price of 128.9 (0.33%) it has a dividend yield of 1.02%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 19.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.68% and more long-term 11.70% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 17.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 7.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 11.70%.

For performance, Equifax Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 8.66%. For the last month performance for Equifax Inc. is 2.96%. While the last quarter is 12.81% and half year, 18.46%. Finally for the year, performance is 33.29%.

The 52-week high for Equifax Inc., is at -0.29%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 42.95%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.94% and 16.73% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.80%, and for the month it is 1.53%. Equifax Inc., has a target price of 130.69.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.76, and for total debt/equity Equifax Inc. has 1.23. The gross margin is 66.20%, while operating margin is 26.10%, the profit margin is 16.20%. The current ratio is 0.4 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 90.70%. Equifax Inc. has a payout ratio of 32.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 118.95. The shares float is 117.97, with the float short at 2.46%, with short ratio coming to 4.32.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Equifax Inc., get 8.70%, with its returns on investment at 14.10%. Return on equity is 19.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 130.69, reached soon?

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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