Equifax (NYSE:EFX) : Traders are bullish on Equifax (NYSE:EFX) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 5.04% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 1.63%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 2.93% in the last 1 week, and is up 6.73% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The company shares have rallied 33.17% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 8, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $132.67 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $125.20 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $113.93.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.87% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.94%.
Equifax (NYSE:EFX): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $131.49, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $132.67 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $130.81 and closed the trading day at $132.24, in the green by 1.40%. The total traded volume for the day was 744,058. The stock had closed at $130.41 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Barros Paulino R, officer (Pres-USIS) of Equifax Inc, had unloaded 5,050 shares at an average price of $125.55 in a transaction dated on May 31, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $634,028.
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.