The company in question is, Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) currently with a stock price of 135.48 (0.48% today). The market cap for Equifax Inc. is 15994.88, and is in the sector Financial, and Credit Services industry. The target price for Equifax Inc. is 130.69. Currently Equifax Inc. is trading with a P/E of 36.7, and a forward P/E of 23.19. Average volume for Equifax Inc. is 688.82 and so far today it is 143331.
Performance in the last year for Equifax Inc. has been 37.95%. For EPS growth, Equifax Inc. has seen a growth of 19.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.68%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 13.80% over the last five years and could be 11.70% for the next five years. Equifax Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 11.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 17.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 20.15%.
Since the IPO date for Equifax Inc. on the 3/27/1986, Equifax Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 21.77%. With Equifax Inc. trading at 135.48, the dividend yield is 0.98%, and the EPS is 3.67.
So could Equifax Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 36.7. The PEG is 3.14, P/S is 5.84 and the P/B is at 6.44. The P/cash is 165.24, with P/free cash flow at 37.87.
Equifax Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.4, and the quick ratio is 0.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.76, and total debt/equity at 1.23.
In terms of margins, Equifax Inc. has a gross margin of 66.20%, an operating margin of 26.10% and a profit margin of 16.20%.Payout ratio for Equifax Inc. is 32.10%. Return on assets come to 8.70% with return on investment coming to 14.10%.
Insider ownership for Equifax Inc., is at 0.60% and institutional ownership comes to 90.70%. Outstanding shares are at 118.63. While shares float is 117.97. The float short is currently 2.75%, and short ratio is 4.72.