Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) went up by 2.07% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Monday’s trading session. The share price of the Consulting Services giant went up by $171.37 to trade ended Monday trading at $167.90. This is up from the $167.9 price recorded on Friday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, EFX is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $210.00 and further from the lowest price target of $128.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been positive, with EFX up by 22.30% year-to-date.
Equifax Inc. (EFX) started the day trading at $168.11 and recorded an intraday high of $172.11. It also recorded an intraday low of $167.29 during Monday’s trading session. Equifax Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -100.13% of the average daily trading volume on Monday. The stock’s trading volume on Monday was 519663, which is less than -100.13 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.04 million.
Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in EFX’s stock price on Monday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of EFX currently stands at $180.07, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 4.83%. However, EFX’s current trading price is -66.36% lower than the 52-week low price of $103.01. In terms of trading volume, Equifax Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 519663 shares of Equifax Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Monday, which is less than -100.13% of the 1.04 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. EFX’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 27.82%, while the stock has gone up by 24.38% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of EFX currently stands at 63.80%, and it is up by 16.82% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 1.43%. At the time of writing EFX’s report, the company has a total market cap of $21.17B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Equifax Inc. also has over 11200 employees all over the world.
EFX Insider Activities
For Equifax Inc., insiders hold 97.40% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 8.50%. During that period, insiders bought 54,915 shares in 28 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 30,355 of their shares in 17 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Equifax Inc. now hold 507.39k shares, which is over 99.07% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the EFX shares, as they control 0.42% of the company’s total stock.
EFX Fundamental Analysis
For Equifax Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.21. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 5.72. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 0.50% after plunging by -25.50% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Equifax Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 1.27, which is higher than the average annual revenue of -25.50% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Equifax Inc.’s stock currently stands at -5.00%, and it has a net profit margin of 7.50%. The operating margin of the company is 11.60%, and its gross margin is 57.20%.
At the moment, Equifax Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.47, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.47.
EFX Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of EFX currently stands at 3.22%, while the SMA50 is 14.76%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 19.88% ahead of Monday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 64.96, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 77.72.