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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) EV-to-FCF

: 65.52 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Equifax's Enterprise Value is $33,309 Mil. Equifax's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 was $508 Mil. Therefore, Equifax's EV-to-FCF for today is 65.52.

The historical rank and industry rank for Equifax's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

EFX' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -669.27   Med: 29.18   Max: 251.76
Current: 65.34

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Equifax was 251.76. The lowest was -669.27. And the median was 29.18.

EFX's EV-to-FCF is ranked worse than
88.4% of 698 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 13.98 vs EFX: 65.34

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2023-12-08), Equifax's stock price is $229.395. Equifax's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 was $4.220. Therefore, Equifax's PE Ratio for today is 54.36.


Equifax EV-to-FCF Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's EV-to-FCF 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
EV-to-FCF
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 39.08 -233.20 49.96 47.17 221.18

Equifax Quarterly Data
Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23
EV-to-FCF 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 125.36 221.18 63.43 74.31 55.76

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Equifax's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF 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 EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Equifax's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Equifax EV-to-FCF Calculation

Equifax's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=33309.494/508.4
=65.52

Equifax's current Enterprise Value is $33,309 Mil.
Equifax's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $508 Mil.

* 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  (NYSE:EFX) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Equifax's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=229.395/4.220
=54.36

Equifax's share price for today is $229.395.
Equifax's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $4.220.

* 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.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Business Description

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
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
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
Elane B Stock director 351 PHELPS DRIVE, IRVING TX 75038
G. Thomas Hough director P.O. BOX 407, LAKELAND FL 33802
John A Mckinley director C/O EQUIFAX INC, 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Robert D Marcus director C/O TIME WARNER CABLE INC., 60 COLUMBUS CIRCLE, 17TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10023
Robert W Selander director MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL, 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY 10577
Heather H Wilson director 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW, ATLANTA GA 30309
Carla Chaney officer: CVP & Chief HR Officer 5302 LAKE VIEW CLUB, DUNWOODY GA 30338