How Many Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)’s Analysts Are Bullish?


Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.54, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 71 investors sold Equifax Inc. shares while 149 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 111.39 million shares or 9.32% more from 101.90 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia owns 0.01% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 25,899 shares. Fundsmith Llp invested in 527,747 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Cibc Asset reported 11,454 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. First Hawaiian Bank reported 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 4,403 were reported by Zeke. Burgundy Asset Mngmt has 0.19% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Kentucky Retirement Insur Tru Fund holds 2,385 shares. First Eagle Mgmt Limited Liability Co has 0.04% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 130,916 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd owns 65,152 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Holding Inc reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 127,963 were reported by Barclays Public Ltd Co. Long Road Invest Counsel Limited Liability reported 5,400 shares. Moreover, Jane Street Grp Incorporated Lc has 0% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Regal Advisors Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.36% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Harris Assocs Lp holds 234,908 shares.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Equifax (NYSE:EFX), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Equifax had 15 analyst reports since October 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $109 target in Wednesday, December 19 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $125 target in Friday, February 22 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 15 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 26 with “Outperform”. Bank of America maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Tuesday, October 23. Bank of America has “Underperform” rating and $123 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of EFX in report on Thursday, October 25 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, October 1. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 5 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, October 26. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, February 21. Below is a list of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) latest ratings and price target changes.

22/02/2019 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $125 Maintain
22/02/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Hold New Target: $103 Maintain
21/02/2019 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $119 Maintain
21/02/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Hold Downgrade
05/02/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
14/01/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $128 New Target: $110 Maintain
08/01/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $115 New Target: $104 Maintain
19/12/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $115 New Target: $109 Maintain
07/12/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform New Target: $125 Initiates Coverage On
26/10/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $145 New Target: $137 Maintain

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $110.65. About 390,279 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company has market cap of $13.36 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: U.S. It has a 44.8 P/E ratio. Information Solutions , International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “7 New #1 Top Picks From Credit Suisse for 2019 – 24/7 Wall St.” on March 14, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Earnings Scheduled For February 20, 2019 – Benzinga” published on February 20, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Factors of Influence in 2019, Key Indicators and Opportunity within New York Mortgage Trust, TrueCar, Equifax, Restaurant Brands International, 21Vianet Group, and Tupperware Brands — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth – GlobeNewswire” on February 27, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) – Equifax Q4 Earnings Preview – Benzinga” published on February 20, 2019 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Biogen, Broadcom, Citigroup, Equifax, Fitbit, Intel, Kraft Heinz, Merck, Roku, Under Armour, UTC, Zillow and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: February 22, 2019.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Institutional Positions Chart

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