Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) kicked off on January 24, 2023, at the price of $219.50, down -0.07% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $225.449 and dropped to $218.85 before settling in for the closing price of $222.14. Over the past 52 weeks, EFX has traded in a range of $145.98-$245.27.
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Industrials Sector giant saw their annual sales surged by 9.40% over the last five years. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 42.20%. With a float of $121.93 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $122.40 million.
The firm has a total of 12700 workers. Let’s measure their productivity. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +50.01, operating margin of +23.29, and the pretax margin is +19.28.
Equifax Inc. (EFX) Insider Activity
Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Consulting Services Industry. The insider ownership of Equifax Inc. is 0.10%, while institutional ownership is 96.90%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Nov 14, was worth 60,000. In this transaction SVP & Corp Controller of this company sold 300 shares at a rate of $200.00, taking the stock ownership to the 4,820 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Nov 03, when Company’s EVP, President International sold 100 for $159.58, making the entire transaction worth $15,958. This insider now owns 7,406 shares in total.
Equifax Inc. (EFX) Earnings and Forecasts
In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 9/29/2022, the organization reported $1.73 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $1.62) by $0.11. This company achieved a net margin of +15.11 while generating a return on equity of 22.04. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.82 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 42.20% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 9.19% during the next five years compared to 8.30% growth over the previous five years of trading.
Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) Trading Performance Indicators
Take a look at Equifax Inc.’s (EFX) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 0.60. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 5.13. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 1217.43.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 5.75, a number that is poised to hit 1.49 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 7.56 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Equifax Inc. (EFX)
Analysing the last 5-days average volume posted by the [Equifax Inc., EFX], we can find that recorded value of 1.0 million was better than the volume posted last year of 0.81 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 88.44%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 5.79.
During the past 100 days, Equifax Inc.’s (EFX) raw stochastic average was set at 95.64%, which indicates a significant increase from 88.38% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 28.44% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 43.20% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $201.16, while its 200-day Moving Average is $193.58. Now, the first resistance to watch is $225.34. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $228.69. The third major resistance level sits at $231.93. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $218.74, it is likely to go to the next support level at $215.49. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $212.14.
Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) Key Stats
The company with the Market Capitalisation of 26.54 billion has total of 122,443K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 4,924 M in contrast with the sum of 744,200 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,244 M and last quarter income was 165,700 K.