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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Return-on-Tangible-Equity

: Negative Tangible Equity% (As of Mar. 2023)
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Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated as Net Income divided by its average total shareholder tangible equity. Total shareholder tangible equity equals to Total Stockholders Equity minus Intangible Assets. Equifax's annualized net income for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was $450 Mil. Equifax's average shareholder tangible equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was $-4,264 Mil. Therefore, Equifax's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was Negative Tangible Equity%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Equifax's Return-on-Tangible-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

EFX' s Return-on-Tangible-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Med: 0   Max: 0
Current: Negative Tangible Equity

EFX's Return-on-Tangible-Equity is ranked better than
99.9% of 979 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 12.45 vs EFX: Negative Tangible Equity

Equifax Return-on-Tangible-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's Return-on-Tangible-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Equifax Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Return-on-Tangible-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Negative Tangible Equity - Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity

Equifax Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Return-on-Tangible-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity Negative Tangible Equity

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Equifax's Return-on-Tangible-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Return-on-Tangible-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Equifax Return-on-Tangible-Equity Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Equifax's Return-on-Tangible-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's Return-on-Tangible-Equity falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Return-on-Tangible-Equity's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Equifax Return-on-Tangible-Equity Calculation

Equifax's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(A: Dec. 2022 )  (A: Dec. 2021 )(A: Dec. 2022 )
=Net Income/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets )/ count )
(A: Dec. 2022 )  (A: Dec. 2021 )(A: Dec. 2022 )
=696.2/( (-4666.6+-4340.7 )/ 2 )
=696.2/-4503.65
=Negative Tangible Equity %

Equifax's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(Q: Mar. 2023 )  (Q: Dec. 2022 )(Q: Mar. 2023 )
=Net Income/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Mar. 2023 )  (Q: Dec. 2022 )(Q: Mar. 2023 )
=449.6/( (-4340.7+-4187)/ 2 )
=449.6/-4263.85
=Negative Tangible Equity %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual Return-on-Tangible-Equity, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder tangible equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income data used here is four times the quarterly (Mar. 2023) net income data. Return-on-Tangible-Equity is displayed in the 10-year financial page.


Equifax  (NYSE:EFX) Return-on-Tangible-Equity Explanation

Return-on-Tangible-Equity measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's tangible equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' tangible equity (shareholders equity minus intangibles). Return-on-Tangible-Equity shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. Return-on-Tangible-Equitys between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.


Be Aware

Net Income is used.

Because a company can increase its Return-on-Tangible-Equity by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high Return-on-Tangible-Equity companies. Like Return-on-Tangible-Asset, Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their Return-on-Tangible-Equitys can be extremely high.


Equifax Return-on-Tangible-Equity Related Terms

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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Business Description

Equifax logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1550 Peachtree Street N.W., Atlanta, GA, USA, 30309
Along with Experian and TransUnion, Equifax is one of the leading credit bureaus in the United States. Equifax's credit reports provide credit histories on millions of consumers, and the firm's services are critical to lenders' credit decisions. In addition, about a third of the firm's revenue comes from workforce solutions, which provides income verification and employer human resources services. Equifax generates over 20% of its revenue from outside the United States.
Executives
Lisa M Nelson officer: President-International EQUIFAX INC., 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Audrey B Tillman director 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Melissa D Goodwin director C/O WRIGHT EXPRESS CORPORATION, 97 DARLING AVENUE, SOUTH PORTLAND ME 04106
Sunil Bindal officer: SVP, Corp Development EQUIFAX INC., 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Lindsay B Parker officer: Chief Marketing Officer EQUIFAX INC, 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Beverly J Anderson officer: Pres-Global Consumer Solutions 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Robert W Selander director MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL, 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY 10577
Robert D Marcus director C/O TIME WARNER CABLE INC., 60 COLUMBUS CIRCLE, 17TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10023
John A Mckinley director C/O EQUIFAX INC, 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Elane B Stock director 351 PHELPS DRIVE, IRVING TX 75038
Carla Chaney officer: CVP & Chief HR Officer 5302 LAKE VIEW CLUB, DUNWOODY GA 30338
G. Thomas Hough director P.O. BOX 407, LAKELAND FL 33802
Heather H Wilson director 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Sid Singh officer: President - USIS 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
James M Griggs officer: SVP & Corp Controller 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309

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