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Open
€82.92
Previous Close
€83.47
Day High
€83.29
Day Low
€82.64
52 Week High
02/26/15 - €83.47
52 Week Low
04/14/14 - €46.77
Market Cap
9.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
33.7
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
119.5M
EX-Date
03/2/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
€1.16
Dividend Yield
1.00%
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equifax inc (EFX) Details

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company’s U.S. Consumer Information Solutions segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information, credit scoring, credit modeling, locate, fraud detection and prevention, identity verification, and other consulting services; mortgage loan origination information, appraisal, title, and closing services; consumer and commercial financial marketing services; and identity management services. Its International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services, such as credit and financial information, and credit scoring and modeling services; and credit and other marketing products and services, as well as offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. The company’s Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services; and employment tax and talent management services. Its North America Personal Solutions segment sells credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. Equifax Inc. serves customers in financial service, mortgage, human resource, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state and federal governments. It operates in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

7,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1899

equifax inc (EFX) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
President of International
Total Annual Compensation: $447.7K
President of Workforce Solutions
Total Annual Compensation: $429.6K
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Vice Presid...
Total Annual Compensation: $498.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

equifax inc (EFX) Key Developments

Equifax Seeks Acquisitions

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) is seeking acquisitions. Rick Smith, Equifax's Chief Executive Officer and President, said "We're investing in our business with CapEx in the range of $75 million to $100 million and continuing our acquisition focus."

Equifax Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on March 13, 2015

Equifax Inc. announced that Board of Directors has approved a 16% increase in the quarterly cash dividend, increasing it to $0.29 per share from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share. The cash dividend is payable on March 13, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 4, 2015.

Equifax Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year of 2015

Equifax Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company on a non-GAAP basis, the company reported that the adjusted EPS from continuing operations attributable to company was $1.02, up 12% from fourth quarter of 2013. The company reported revenue from continuing operations of $624.6 million, an 8% increase from $578.5 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating cash flow was $203 million. Operating income was $165.2 million against $154.1 million for the same period in the last year. Consolidated income before income taxes was $151.5 million against $121.9 million for the same period in the last year. Net income attributable to the company was $98.0 million or $0.80 per diluted share against $76.7 million or $0.62 per diluted share for the same period in the last year. Adjusted operating income was $165.2 million against $156.2 million for the same period in the last year. On a non-GAAP basis, adjusted revenue increased 12% in local currency, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, excluding the impact of the collection of certain reserved 2012 billings in 2013. For the full year 2014, consolidated revenue of $2,436.4 million was up 6% on a reported and on adjusted basis and up 7% on constant currency basis. Operating revenue was $2,303.9 million for the year 2013. Diluted EPS attributable to company was $2.97 compared to $2.84 per 2013. Adjusted EPS from continuing operations was $3.89, up 8% when compared to the adjusted EPS of $3.60 in 2013. Operating cash flow was $616.2 million against $569.0 million for the same period in the last year. Operating income was $638.2 million against $611.2 million for the same period a year ago. Consolidated income from continuing operations before income taxes was $574.2 million against $530.4 million for the same period a year ago. Consolidated income from continuing operations was $374.0 million against $341.5 million for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $367.4 million against $351.8 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations attributable to the company per diluted share was $2.97 against $2.69 for the same period a year ago. Capital expenditures were $86.4 million against $83.3 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $646.1 million against $613.3 million for the same period in the last year. On a non-GAAP basis, adjusted USIS revenue, excluding the collection of certain reserved 2012 billings for 2013, increased 6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. For first quarter of 2015, the company expects revenue between $632 million and $642 million, which is up approximately 8% to 10% over first quarter of 2014. Adjusted EPS is expected to be between $1.00 and $1.03, up 12% to 16% year-over-year. Excluding $0.02 per share of negative impact from FX, this reflects 15% to 18% organic growth. And also for the first quarter, the company expects operating margin to finish over 27%, which is up over 100 basis points from 2014. For the full year of 2015, based on the current level of domestic and international business activity, the company guides for revenue between $2.55 billion and $2.60 billion, and adjusted EPS between $4.20 and $4.30. Given the recent strength of the US dollar, at current exchange rates, the company expects foreign currency to negatively impact 2015 revenue growth between 2% to 3%, and adjusted EPS by approximately $0.12. On a constant currency basis, revenue is expected to grow 7% to 10% in 2015. On a constant currency basis, adjusted EPS is expected to grow 11% to 14%. The company expects CapEx in the range of $75 million to $100 million. The company anticipates the tax rate for the year to be between 35% and 36%. The company expects 2015 operating margin to be up over 27%, which is up nicely from the 26.5% in 2014.

 

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