50 Years After Fair Housing Act, Buying a Home Remains Out of Reach for Many African Americans

The Fair Housing Act of 1968—legislation designed to prevent discrimination and provide access to housing for all—was enacted over 50 years ago. Yet, buying a home continues to be out of reach for African Americans, according to a new survey.

NeighborWorks America, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., is on a mission to help more people live in affordable homes by working with affiliate nonprofits to provide housing education. Their recent survey reveals that 70% of U.S. adults say the homebuying process is complicated and out of reach.

“It’s a lot to understand the responsibilities of homeownership,” says Karen Hoskins, acting […] Read more

Electronic Arts (EA) Holder Dynamo Internacional Gestao De Recursos Ltda Upped Holding; As Equifax (EFX) Stock Value Rose, Toth Financial Advisory Decreased Position by $691,126

Toth Financial Advisory Corp decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 14.95% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Toth Financial Advisory Corp sold 5,857 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.42% with the market. The institutional investor held 33,312 shares of the finance company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $3.95M, down from 39,169 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Toth Financial Advisory Corp who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.12% […] Read more

Analysts See $1.36 EPS for Equifax Inc. (EFX)

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.50, from 0.7 in 2018Q4. It increased, as 25 investors sold Equifax Inc. shares while 125 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 109.62 million shares or 1.59% less from 111.39 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported.Salem Counselors holds 25,403 shares. Pitcairn Com has invested 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Us Commercial Bank De has 15,329 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Bowen Hanes has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Moreover, Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has 0.03% invested in Equifax Inc. […] Read more

Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Will Post Earnings of $1.36 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings per share of $1.36 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Equifax’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $1.33 and the highest is $1.37. Equifax reported earnings per share of $1.56 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year over year growth rate of 12.8%. The firm is expected to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, July 24th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Equifax will report full year earnings of $5.63 per share for the current […] Read more

Marshall Wace North America L.P. Makes New $1.56 Million Investment in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)

Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 13,168 shares of the credit services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,560,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in EFX. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its position in Equifax by 97.8% in the 1st quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 13,246 shares of the credit services […] Read more

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Short Interest Up 10.7% in June

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,549,900 shares, a growth of 10.7% from the May 15th total of 4,110,800 shares. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 814,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.6 days.

Shares of NYSE EFX opened at $135.24 on Friday. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $126.28. Equifax has a 1 year low of $88.68 and a 1 year high […] Read more

Brokerages Expect Equifax Inc. (EFX) Will Announce Earnings of $1.36 Per Share

Wall Street analysts forecast that Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) will announce earnings of $1.36 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Seven analysts have issued estimates for Equifax’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $1.37 and the lowest is $1.33. Equifax reported earnings of $1.56 per share during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 12.8%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th.

On average, analysts expect that Equifax will report full year earnings of $5.63 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates […] Read more

Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky Decreased Equifax (EFX) Position as Valuation Rose; Davidson Investment Advisors Has Decreased Its Sempra Energy (SRE) Stake as Stock Price Rose

Davidson Investment Advisors decreased its stake in Sempra Energy (SRE) by 3.61% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Davidson Investment Advisors sold 3,550 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 94,781 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $11.93 million, down from 98,331 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Davidson Investment Advisors who had been investing in Sempra Energy for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.72 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.40% […] Read more

Builders see the light at the end of the tunnel | canada.com

The mortgage stress test introduced by the federal government in late 2017 has impacted Calgary’s single-family home market — but despite this, builders see other factors that might just juice up the voltage from the light at the end of the economic tunnel.

“We have seen demand pick up since March and confidence in the market has begun to build since the provincial election,” says Trent Edwards, chief operating officer for Brookfield Residential. “We continue to see solid migration and still have positive job growth.

“Permits have slowed, more because of new mortgage rules than underlying demand,” he adds.

This […] Read more