NYSE:EFX (USA) Also trade in: Germany UK

Equifax Inc

$ 122.78 1.5 (1.24%)
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Volume: 614,784 Avg Vol (1m): 863,294
Market Cap $: 14.83 Bil Enterprise Value $: 17.48 Bil
P/E (TTM): 0.00 P/B: 5.81
Earnings Power Value 21.84
Net Current Asset Value -32.15
Tangible Book -22.92
Projected FCF 63.63
Median P/S Value 99.45
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 20.22
DCF (Earnings Based) -38.55
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
86.72% of 625 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.97, Min: -5244.17
EFX: 0.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.03, Med: 0.09, Max: 1.56
Current: 0.05
0.03
1.56
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
57.52% of 605 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.52, Min: -27
EFX: 0.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.12, Med: 0.4, Max: 0.57
Current: 0.35
0.12
0.57
Debt-to-Equity 1.06
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
68.60% of 465 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 42.31, Med: 0.43, Min: 0.01
EFX: 1.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.13, Med: 0.85, Max: 4.96
Current: 1.06
0.13
4.96
Debt-to-EBITDA 209.74
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
56.17% of 454 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 283.3, Med: 2.25, Min: 0.01
EFX: 209.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.32, Med: 1.99, Max: 209.74
Current: 209.74
1.32
209.74
Piotroski F-Score 2
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 2.86
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -3.16
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC -4.74%
WACC 10.19%

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % -9.26
Operating Margin ranked higher than
86.87% of 617 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 5900, Med: 6.41, Min: -54300
EFX: -9.26
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.26, Med: 24.75, Max: 26.53
Current: -9.26
-9.26
26.53
Net Margin % -10.23
Net Margin ranked higher than
85.62% of 619 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 19896.3, Med: 4.15, Min: -43600
EFX: -10.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -10.23, Med: 14.71, Max: 17.47
Current: -10.23
-10.23
17.47
ROE % -11.31
ROE ranked higher than
71.86% of 597 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 3571.25, Med: 8.83, Min: -6953.32
EFX: -11.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.31, Med: 16.27, Max: 20.12
Current: -11.31
-11.31
20.12
ROA % -4.83
ROA ranked higher than
68.36% of 629 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 51.2, Med: 3.69, Min: -448835.11
EFX: -4.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.83, Med: 7.7, Max: 9.37
Current: -4.83
-4.83
9.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -43.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
80.81% of 620 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 192979.45, Med: 22.23, Min: -1020642.86
EFX: -43.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -43.01, Med: 160.1, Max: 203.93
Current: -43.01
-43.01
203.93
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 8.60
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
75.41% of 549 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 350.3, Med: 4.1, Min: -100
EFX: 8.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -14.2, Med: 8, Max: 16
Current: 8.5
-14.2
16
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -4.80
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
64.31% of 496 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 498.3, Med: 5.3, Min: -323.6
EFX: -5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.4, Med: 7.7, Max: 27.7
Current: -5
-6.4
27.7
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -11.40
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
68.20% of 434 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 405.6, Med: 9.5, Min: -324.8
EFX: -11.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.4, Med: 11.4, Max: 35.9
Current: -11.4
-15.4
35.9

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Business Description

Industry Business Services » Business Services    NAICS : 561450    SIC : 7323
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Traded in other countries 0II3.UK
Address 1550 Peachtree Street N.W., Atlanta, GA, USA, 30309
Equifax is one of the leading credit bureaus in the United States, providing the consumer information that is the basis for granting credit. The company also provides database management, fraud detection, marketing, business credit, and analytical services. About a fourth of the company's revenue is generated outside the U.S.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
Forward PE Ratio 21.28
Forward P/E ranked lower than
61.42% of 127 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 49.75, Med: 19.16, Min: 3.73
EFX: 21.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 44.92
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
53.27% of 306 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 531.44, Med: 22.95, Min: 1.13
EFX: 44.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.65, Med: 19.11, Max: 45.99
Current: 44.92
6.65
45.99
PB Ratio 5.81
PB Ratio ranked lower than
77.72% of 597 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 710, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.06
EFX: 5.81
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.86, Med: 3.67, Max: 6.37
Current: 5.81
1.86
6.37
PS Ratio 4.38
PS Ratio ranked lower than
82.83% of 600 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1600, Med: 1.24, Min: 0.02
EFX: 4.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.39, Med: 3.56, Max: 5.71
Current: 4.38
1.39
5.71
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 73.34
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
58.24% of 273 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 2085, Med: 21.44, Min: 2.08
EFX: 73.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.3, Med: 17.82, Max: 75.09
Current: 73.34
7.3
75.09
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 25.54
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
60.59% of 340 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 3126.03, Med: 14.75, Min: 0.27
EFX: 25.54
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.53, Med: 14.94, Max: 26.15
Current: 25.54
5.53
26.15
EV-to-EBIT -57.65
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
70.40% of 500 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1489.11, Med: 16.6, Min: 0.09
EFX: -57.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -59.1, Med: 16.8, Max: 34.5
Current: -57.65
-59.1
34.5
EV-to-EBITDA 1344.41
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
68.44% of 526 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1424.59, Med: 12.55, Min: 0.09
EFX: 1344.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.1, Med: 12.9, Max: 1379.1
Current: 1344.41
6.1
1379.1
EV-to-Revenue 5.14
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
86.09% of 604 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 23439, Med: 1.47, Min: 0.02
EFX: 5.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 2, Med: 4.2, Max: 6.7
Current: 5.14
2
6.7
Shiller PE Ratio 47.10
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
68.85% of 183 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1709.42, Med: 29.53, Min: 0.19
EFX: 47.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.04, Med: 29.54, Max: 51.82
Current: 47.1
11.04
51.82
Current Ratio 0.57
Current Ratio ranked lower than
61.73% of 614 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 556.87, Med: 1.64, Min: 0.01
EFX: 0.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 1.2, Max: 2.29
Current: 0.57
0.36
2.29
Quick Ratio 0.57
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
55.05% of 614 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 556.87, Med: 1.49, Min: 0.01
EFX: 0.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 1.2, Max: 2.29
Current: 0.57
0.36
2.29
Days Sales Outstanding 55.30
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
65.65% of 588 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 815.98, Med: 60.92, Min: 0.37
EFX: 55.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 47.93, Med: 50.41, Max: 55.82
Current: 55.3
47.93
55.82
Days Payable 41.96
Days Payable ranked lower than
60.57% of 525 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 967, Med: 46.52, Min: -0.7
EFX: 41.96
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.77, Med: 15.48, Max: 44.52
Current: 41.96
8.77
44.52

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.28
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
75.76% of 693 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 136.99, Med: 2.25, Min: 0.03
EFX: 1.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 1.15, Max: 2.12
Current: 1.28
0.43
2.12
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 10.40
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
71.38% of 269 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 131.5, Med: 7.7, Min: -100
EFX: 10.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -40, Med: 6.5, Max: 65.1
Current: 10.4
-40
65.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.29
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
79.88% of 646 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 230.93, Med: 2.5, Min: 0.03
EFX: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 2.38
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
54.29% of 676 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 136.99, Med: 2.72, Min: 0.03
EFX: 2.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.8, Med: 2.14, Max: 3.94
Current: 2.38
0.8
3.94
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
71.85% of 405 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 63.2, Med: -1.8, Min: -337.1
EFX: -0.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.5, Med: 0.9, Max: 3.3
Current: -0.5
-15.5
3.3

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.93
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
51.41% of 319 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 56.83, Med: 1.54, Min: 0.13
EFX: 1.93
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.38, Max: 2.4
Current: 1.93
0.6
2.4
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.23
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
69.61% of 510 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 147.09, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.01
EFX: 1.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.13, Med: 0.7, Max: 1.53
Current: 1.23
0.13
1.53
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
56.41% of 624 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 1111.11, Med: 4.76, Min: -10000
EFX: -1.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.9, Med: 5.9, Max: 12.4
Current: -1.76
-1.9
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.27
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
66.30% of 365 companies
in the Business Services industry.
Industry Max: 5453.81, Med: 8.6, Min: -52.24
EFX: -12.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -12.4, Med: 13.3, Max: 23.4
Current: -12.27
-12.4
23.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 3,392.5
EPS (TTM) $ -2.88
Beta 1.51
Volatility % 33.91
52-Week Range $ 88.68 - 138.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 120.82

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 2
Positive ROA N
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N