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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 0.01% today. In the last week its performance is 1.29%, and 17.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Equifax Inc., EFX has a target price of 135.62, so today’s gain of 0.01% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.01%.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), has a market cap of 16046.48, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 91.10%.

At the current price of 135.8, it has a dividend yield of 0.97%, and its target price is 135.62. This is with a profit margin of 16.20%, and total debt/equity of 1.23. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has a P/E of 36.96, as well as a forward P/E of 23.29.

With a current EPS of 3.67, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.71%,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 11.70%.

Performance for the year is 37.13%. Since its IPO date on 3/27/1986, the total performance to date is 22.63%.

Volume today for Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), is 178560, while its average volume is 689.83. Whilst the total gain today was 0.01%, it did have a day high of -0.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.07%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Equifax Inc., EFX has been 50.60%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.47%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 14.10%, and its return on assets is 8.70%. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has an operating margin of 26.10%. With a sales growth of 11.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Equifax Inc., EFX is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Equifax Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.16, and the P/S is 5.86, along with a P/B of 6.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 165.77.

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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