Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. Reduces Position in Equifax Inc. (EFX)

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 20.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 5,800 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 1,500 shares during the quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.’s holdings in Equifax were worth $690,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of EFX. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Equifax during the 4th quarter […] Read more

Risk-based Authentication Market is Thriving high by Top Key Drivers Crossmatch, IBM , Oracle , GURUCUL, Micro Focus International Plc, Equifax , Gemalto N.V., RSA Security LLC, Ping Identity and CA Technologies

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Risk-based authentication also called as adaptive authentication, is one of an emerging identity and access technology. The technology uses varied factors such as behavior of user, devices, and other variables. This information is used to resolve about the user’s intention, i.e., whether it is dangerous or not. Increase in the demand for risk-based authentication among the industries is driven by continuous rise in a number of threats, security breaches, and other illegal events. In addition to this, high usage of BYOD practices in industries is responsible to prosper the risk-based authentication market in the current scenario.

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Civil Judgment and Tax Lien FCRA Claims Settled by Equifax

As part of its business, Equifax reports publicly available civil judgment and tax lien information about consumers.  However, in multiple class action lawsuits filed across the United States, plaintiff-consumers alleged that while Equifax promptly reported civil judgment and tax lien information, Equifax did not update cancelled or satisfied judgments and liens with similar vigor or regularity.  The plaintiff-consumers contend that reporting that did not indicate the cancellation or satisfaction of a judgment or lien was incorrect and misleading.  Further, the consumers alleged that Equifax’s reporting violated 15 U.S.C. § 1681e(b), a provision of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that […] Read more

Pflug Koory LLC Reduces Position in Equifax Inc. (EFX)

Pflug Koory LLC trimmed its position in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 12.1% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 725 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 100 shares during the quarter. Pflug Koory LLC’s holdings in Equifax were worth $86,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. boosted its position in shares of Equifax by 12.6% during the fourth quarter. Butensky & Cohen […] Read more

Equifax Inc. (EFX) and Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSL) Comparing side by side – The Financial Examiner

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) and Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation (NASDAQ:OCSL) compete against each other in the Credit Services sector. We will compare them and contrast their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue
Price/Sales Ratio
Net Income
Earnings Per Share
Price/Earnings Ratio

Equifax Inc.
3.41B
4.47
299.80M
2.47
44.64

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation
143.12M
5.15
104.92M
0.74
7.04

Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Equifax Inc. and Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation. Oaktree Specialty Lending Corporation has lower revenue and earnings than Equifax Inc. When business has higher P/E means it is more expensive than its counterpart presently. Equifax Inc.’s current P/E ratio is […] Read more

Analysts Set Equifax Inc. (EFX) PT at $119.45

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $119.45.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on EFX shares. Robert W. Baird reduced their price objective on shares of Equifax from $115.00 to […] Read more

Group One Trading LP Lowered By $344,658 Its Equifax (EFX) Position; Granite Point Mortgage Trust (GPMT) Shorts Lowered By 12%

Group One Trading Lp decreased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 16.27% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Group One Trading Lp sold 3,706 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock rose 4.22%. The Group One Trading Lp holds 19,078 shares with $1.78M value, down from 22,784 last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $15.17 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $124.99. About 145,479 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since April 18, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 19/03/2018 – Equifax to Meet with […] Read more

Schlumberger LTD (SLB) Valuation Declined While Country Club Trust Company Decreased by $2.20 Million Its Holding; Equifax (EFX) Holder Tobam Has Upped Holding

Country Club Trust Company decreased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd (SLB) by 48.76% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Country Club Trust Company sold 61,195 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.52% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 64,318 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.32M, down from 125,513 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Country Club Trust Company who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $65.35B market cap company. The […] Read more

Stoneridge Investment Partners Has Lifted By $1.39 Million Its Micron Technology (MU) Holding; Eminence Capital LP Decreased Equifax (EFX) Stake

Eminence Capital Lp decreased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 46.35% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Eminence Capital Lp sold 591,718 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock rose 4.22%. The Eminence Capital Lp holds 685,000 shares with $63.79 million value, down from 1.28M last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $15.20 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $125.2. About 126,099 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 1.15% since April 18, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Some Historical EFX News: 04/04/2018 – JUDGE REJECTS EQUIFAX INC EFX.N MOTION […] Read more