Equifax Reaches New 1-Year High at $73.39 (EFX)
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) reached a new 52-week high on Friday , Analyst Ratings.Net reports. The company traded as high as $73.39 and last traded at $73.13, with a volume of 350,976 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $72.75.
A number of research firms have recently commented on EFX. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Equifax in a research note on Monday, April 28th. They now have a $72.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Equifax in a research note on Friday, April 25th. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded shares of Equifax from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 23rd. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $65.00. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Equifax has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $74.22.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $70.91 and a 200-day moving average of $69.58. The company has a market cap of $8.939 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.09.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $584.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $586.65 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.87 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Equifax will post $3.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Equifax Inc is a provider of information solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company’s clients and customers include financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals.
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