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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio

: 7.43 (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-02-27), Equifax's current share price is $268.33. Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $36.10. Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio for today is 7.43.

The historical rank and industry rank for Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

EFX' s Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85   Med: 6.09   Max: 10.45
Current: 7.35

During the past years, Equifax's highest Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio was 10.45. The lowest was 3.85. And the median was 6.09.

EFX's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio is ranked worse than
92.81% of 668 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 0.9 vs EFX: 7.35

The Shiller PE Ratio was first used by professor Robert Shiller. He uses E10 for his Shiller PE Ratio calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings per share of a company over the past 10 years. The similar calculation is applied by GuruFocus to calculate the Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio. The Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share is the average of the inflation adjusted revenue per share of a company over the past 10 years.

Equifax's adjusted revenue per share data for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $10.629. Add all the adjusted revenue per share for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share, which is $36.10 for the trailing ten years ended in Dec. 2023.

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Equifax Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio 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 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.00 7.62 10.00 5.86 6.85

Equifax Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio 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 5.86 5.93 6.72 5.12 6.85

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio 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 Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio falls into.



Equifax Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio Calculation

Like the Shiller PE Ratio, the Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio takes the Revenue per Share from the past 10 years, adjusts it for inflation, and then calculates the average. This average is then used for the P/S calculation. Because it considers this 10-year average, it's often referred to as the CAPS Ratio.

The Shiller PE Ratio was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The similar calculation is applied by GuruFocus to calculate the Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio.

Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio for today is calculated as

Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio=Share Price/ Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share
=268.33/36.1
=7.43

* 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.

Equifax's Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

For example, Equifax's adjusted Revenue per Share data for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was:

Adj_RevenuePerShare=Revenue per Share/CPI of Dec. 2023 (Change)*Current CPI (Dec. 2023)
=10.629/129.4194*129.4194
=10.629

Current CPI (Dec. 2023) = 129.4194.

Equifax Quarterly Data

Revenue per Share CPI Adj_RevenuePerShare
201403 4.699 99.695 6.100
201406 4.939 100.560 6.356
201409 4.967 100.428 6.401
201412 5.132 99.070 6.704
201503 5.356 99.621 6.958
201506 5.609 100.684 7.210
201509 5.534 100.392 7.134
201512 5.525 99.792 7.165
201603 6.029 100.470 7.766
201606 6.699 101.688 8.526
201609 6.629 101.861 8.422
201612 6.615 101.863 8.405
201703 6.827 102.862 8.590
201706 7.028 103.349 8.801
201709 6.876 104.136 8.545
201712 6.917 104.011 8.607
201803 7.137 105.290 8.773
201806 7.223 106.317 8.793
201809 6.860 106.507 8.336
201812 6.898 105.998 8.422
201903 6.958 107.251 8.396
201906 7.213 108.070 8.638
201909 7.160 108.329 8.554
201912 7.425 108.420 8.863
202003 7.813 108.902 9.285
202006 8.010 108.767 9.531
202009 8.685 109.815 10.235
202012 9.085 109.897 10.699
202103 9.846 111.754 11.402
202106 9.998 114.631 11.288
202109 9.886 115.734 11.055
202112 10.115 117.630 11.129
202203 11.038 121.301 11.777
202206 10.679 125.017 11.055
202209 10.092 125.227 10.430
202212 9.715 125.222 10.041
202303 10.543 127.348 10.715
202306 10.643 128.729 10.700
202309 10.646 129.860 10.610
202312 10.629 129.419 10.629

Add all the adjusted revenue per share together and divide 10 will get our Cyclically Adjusted Revenue per Share.

Please note that we use the CPI data of the country/region where the company is headquartered. If the CPI data for that country/region is not available, then we will use the CPI data of the United States as default.


Equifax  (NYSE:EFX) Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio Explanation

Compared with the regular PS Ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio smoothed out the fluctuations of revenue during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Cyclically Adjusted PS Ratio should give similar results to regular PS Ratio.


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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Business Description

Industry
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
Kelley John J Iii officer: CVP & CLC 1550 PEACHTREE STREET, NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Julia A Houston officer: Chief Transformation Officer 1155 PERIMETER CENTER WEST, ATLANTA GA 30338
Rodolfo O Ploder officer: Group Executive C/O EQUIFAX INC., 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Bryson R Koehler officer: Chief Technology Officer 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Mark W Begor director, officer: CEO 181 METRO DRIVE, SAN JOSE CA 95110
Melissa D Goodwin director C/O WRIGHT EXPRESS CORPORATION, 97 DARLING AVENUE, SOUTH PORTLAND ME 04106
Gamble John W Jr officer: CVP & CFO ONE LEXMARK CENTRE DR, 740 WEST NEW CIRCLE RD, LEXINGTON KY 40550
James M Griggs officer: SVP & Corp Controller 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Carla Chaney officer: CVP & Chief HR Officer 5302 LAKE VIEW CLUB, DUNWOODY GA 30338
Todd Michael Horvath officer: EVP, President USIS EQUIFAX INC, 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Karen Linn Fichuk director EQUIFAX INC., 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Lisa M Nelson officer: President-International EQUIFAX INC., 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Sid Singh officer: President - USIS 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Prasanna Dhore officer: Chief Data & Analytics Officer 10375 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE, RENO NV 89521
Audrey B Tillman director 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999