Equifax Reaches New 12-Month High at $73.66 (EFX)
Equifax (NYSE:EFX)’s share price hit a new 52-week high on Thursday , ARN reports. The company traded as high as $73.66 and last traded at $73.54, with a volume of 286,099 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $73.14.
EFX has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Equifax in a research note on Monday. They now have a $76.00 price target on the stock. Finally, 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. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Equifax currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $74.67.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $71.7 and a 200-day moving average of $70.15. The company has a market cap of $8.956 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.24.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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 $3.84 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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