Equifax (EFX) Receives a Hold from Stephens


Stephens analyst Brett Huff reiterated a Hold rating on Equifax (EFX) yesterday and set a price target of $108. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $93.68, close to its 52-week low of $88.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Huff is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 17.8% and a 66.4% success rate. Huff covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Bottomline Technologies, Jack Henry & Associates, and Fidelity National Info.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Equifax with a $117.60 average price target.

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Based on Equifax’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $38.4 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $172 million.

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Equifax, Inc. engages in the provision of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services. It operates through the following business segments: U.S. Information Solutions, International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions.