Analyst Rating Update on Equifax (EFX)

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Equifax (NYSE:EFX) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 3 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 12 research analysts is 1.63, which indicates as a Buy.

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) : 10 investment research analysts covering Equifax (NYSE:EFX) have an average price target of $131.2 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $155 and the lowest target is $120 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $9.39 of the average price.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Equifax (NYSE:EFX): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $119.89, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $122.08 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $119.13 and closed the trading day at $121.99, in the green by 2.83%. The total traded volume for the day was 724,896. The stock had closed at $118.63 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Barros Paulino R, officer (Pres-USIS) of Equifax Inc, unloaded 5,050 shares at an average price of $125.55 on May 31, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $634,028, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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