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Equifax Goodwill-to-Asset

: 0.47 (As of Sep. 2021)
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Goodwill to Asset ratio measures how much goodwill a company is recording compared to the total level of its assets. Equifax's Goodwill for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $5,169 Mil. Equifax's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $11,083 Mil. Therefore, Equifax's Goodwill to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.47.


Equifax Goodwill-to-Asset Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's Goodwill-to-Asset 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 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Goodwill-to-Asset
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.60 0.58 0.58 0.55 0.47

Equifax Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Goodwill-to-Asset 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 0.47 0.47 0.53 0.54 0.47

Competitive Comparison

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

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

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's Goodwill-to-Asset falls into.



Equifax Goodwill-to-Asset Calculation

Goodwill to Asset ratio measures how much goodwill a company is recording compared to the total level of its assets.

It is calculated by dividing goodwill by total assets.

Equifax's Goodwill to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Goodwill to Asset (A: Dec. 2020 )=Goodwill/Total Assets
=4495.8/9611.8
=0.47

Equifax's Goodwill to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as

Goodwill to Asset (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Goodwill/Total Assets
=5169.2/11083.3
=0.47

* 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) Goodwill-to-Asset Explanation

If the goodwill-to-asset ratio increases, it can mean that the company is recording a proportionately higher amount of goodwill, assuming total assets are remaining constant. It is generally good to see a company increasing its assets regularly; however, if these increases are coming from intangible assets, such as goodwill, the increases may not be as good.

Increases in the goodwill-to-asset ratio might suggest that a company has been aggressively acquiring other firms or has seen its tangible assets decrease in value. When a large portion of total assets are attributable to intangible assets (such as goodwill), the company may be at risk of having that portion of its asset base wiped out quickly if it must record any goodwill impairments. Decreases in the goodwill-to-assets ratio suggest that the company has either written down some goodwill or increased its tangible assets.

Asset needs vary from industry to industry. This is why comparing goodwill-to-assets ratios is generally most meaningful among companies within the same industry. By comparing a company's goodwill to assets ratio to those of other companies within the same industry, investors can get a feel for how a company is managing its goodwill.


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Equifax Business Description

Equifax logo
Industry
Industrials » Business Services NAICS : 561450 SIC : 7323
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
Bindal Sunil officer: SVP, Corp Development EQUIFAX INC. 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW ATLANTA GA 30309
Marshall Siri S director NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Stock Elane B director 351 PHELPS DRIVE IRVING TX 75038
Houston Julia A officer: Chief Transformation Officer 1155 PERIMETER CENTER WEST ATLANTA GA 30338
Dhore Prasanna officer: Chief Data & Analytics Officer 10375 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE RENO NV 89521
Griggs James M officer: SVP & Corp Controller 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW ATLANTA GA 30309
Gamble John W Jr officer: Chief Financial Officer ONE LEXMARK CENTRE DR 740 WEST NEW CIRCLE RD LEXINGTON KY 40550
Koehler Bryson R officer: Chief Technology Officer 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW ATLANTA GA 30309
Kelley John J Iii officer: Chief Legal Officer 1550 PEACHTREE STREET, NW ATLANTA GA 30309
Mcgregor Scott A director 5300 CALIFORNIA AVENUE IRVINE CA 92617
Wilson Heather H director 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW ATLANTA 2Q 30309
Hough G. Thomas director P.O. BOX 407 LAKELAND FL 33802
Mckinley John A director C/O EQUIFAX INC 1550 PEACHTREE STREET NW ATLANTA GA 30309
Marcus Robert D director C/O TIME WARNER CABLE INC. 60 COLUMBUS CIRCLE, 17TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10023
Selander Robert W director MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL 2000 PURCHASE STREET PURCHASE NY 10577

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