Equifax (EFX) : Legacy Private Trust scooped up 1,310 additional shares in Equifax during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 27,008 shares of Equifax which is valued at $3,474,579.Equifax makes up approximately 0.48% of Legacy Private Trust’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Fisher Asset Management reduced its stake in EFX by selling 7,587 shares or 3.94% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 185,206 shares of EFX which is valued at $24,282,359. Equifax makes up approx 0.04% of Fisher Asset Management’s portfolio.Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in EFX in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 16,075 additional shares and now holds a total of 45,506 shares of Equifax which is valued at $5,966,292. Equifax makes up approx 0.13% of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s portfolio. First Mercantile Trust Co sold out all of its stake in EFX during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 6,913 shares of EFX which is valued $899,658.North Star Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in EFX by selling 2,907 shares or 3.16% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 89,117 shares of EFX which is valued at $11,767,900. Equifax makes up approx 1.33% of North Star Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Equifax closed down -2.46 points or -1.88% at $128.65 with 4,53,531 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $130.73, the shares hit an intraday low of $128.01 and an intraday high of $131 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Equifax reported $1.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.36. The company had revenue of $811.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $802.76 million. The company’s revenue was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.15 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Equifax. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jul 29, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 143 from a previous price target of $131 .
Equifax Inc. is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses governments and consumers. The Companys products and services are based on databases of consumer and business information derived from numerous types of credit financial assets telecommunications and utility payment employment income public record demographic and marketing data. It provides information technology and services to support debt collections and recovery management. In addition it is also a provider of payroll-related and human resource management business process outsourcing services in the United States of America. The Companys clients include financial institutions corporations governments and individuals. The Company has four operating segments which include U.S. Information Solutions (USIS) International Workforce Solutions and North America Personal Solutions.