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Equifax PB Ratio

: 8.93 (As of Today)
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The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. As of today (2021-10-21), Equifax's share price is $255.47. Equifax's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $28.61. Hence, Equifax's PB Ratio of today is 8.93.

Warning Sign:

Equifax Inc stock PB Ratio (=9.49) is close to 10-year high of 9.79

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

NYSE:EFX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97   Med: 4.77   Max: 9.79
Current: 8.98

1.97
9.79

During the past 13 years, Equifax's highest PB Ratio was 9.79. The lowest was 1.97. And the median was 4.77.

NYSE:EFX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 266 Companies
in the Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. NYSE:EFX: 8.98 )

During the past 12 months, Equifax's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 28.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -0.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 3.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 6.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Equifax was 59.30% per year. The lowest was -18.20% per year. And the median was 9.20% per year.

Back to Basics: PB Ratio


Equifax PB Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's PB 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.

* Premium members only.

Equifax Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
PB Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.32 4.46 3.61 6.59 7.41

Equifax Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
PB 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 6.51 7.41 6.64 8.43 -

Competitive Comparison

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

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

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's PB Ratio falls into.



Equifax PB Ratio Calculation

The PB Ratio, or Price-to-Book ratio, or Price/Book, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Book Value per Share. It is a ratio widely used to value stocks.

Equifax's PB Ratio for today is calculated as follows:

PB Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Sep. 2021)
=255.47/28.611
=8.93

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book and PB Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Equifax  (NYSE:EFX) PB Ratio Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as PE Ratio, PE Ratio without NRI, PS Ratio, Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow , or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, the PB Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The PB Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The PB Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the PB Ratio cannot be applied to them.


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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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