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Equifax (NYSE:EFX) 3-Year RORE %

: -14.30% (As of Dec. 2023)
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Return on Retained Earnings (RORE) is an indicator of a company's growth potential, it shows how much a company earns by reinvesting its retained earnings, i.e. profits after dividend payments. Equifax's 3-Year RORE % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was -14.30%.

The industry rank for Equifax's 3-Year RORE % or its related term are showing as below:

EFX's 3-Year RORE % is ranked worse than
67.62% of 976 companies
in the Business Services industry
Industry Median: 8.355 vs EFX: -14.30

Equifax 3-Year RORE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Equifax's 3-Year RORE % 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
3-Year RORE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,336.07 -140.00 411.89 12.54 -14.30

Equifax Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
3-Year RORE % 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 12.54 -1.52 -13.91 -13.06 -14.30

Competitive Comparison

For the Consulting Services subindustry, Equifax's 3-Year RORE %, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year RORE % 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 3-Year RORE % Distribution

For the Business Services industry and Industrials sector, Equifax's 3-Year RORE % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Equifax's 3-Year RORE % falls into.



Equifax 3-Year RORE % Calculation

Equifax's 3-Year RORE % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

3-Year RORE %=( Most Recent EPS (Diluted)- First Period EPS (Diluted) )/( Cumulative EPS (Diluted) for 3-year -Cumulative Dividends per Share for 3-year )
=( 4.4-6.03 )/( 16.08-4.68 )
=-1.63/11.4
=-14.30 %

* 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 3-Year RORE %, the most recent and first period EPS (Diluted) is the trailing twelve months (TTM) data ended in Dec. 2023 and 3-year before.


Equifax  (NYSE:EFX) 3-Year RORE % Explanation

Return on Retained Earnings (RORE) is important to investors because it reveals a company's efficiency and growth potential. A higher RORE indicates a higher return. A high RORE indicates that the company should reinvest profits into the business. A lower RORE suggests that the company should distribute profits to shareholders by paying out dividends, since those dollars aren't generating much additional growth for the company.

There are a several different ways to arrive at the Return on Retained Earnings. The simplest way to calculate it is by using published information on Earnings per Share (EPS) and Dividend per Share (DPS) over a selected period. Here, 3-year period is chosen.

Be Aware

Please keep in mind that the RORE is relative to the nature of the business and its competitors. If another company in the same sector is producing a lower return on retained earnings, it doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a bad investment. It may just suggest the company is older and no longer in a high growth stage. At such a stage in the business cycle, it would be expected to see a lower RORE and higher dividend payout.


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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
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