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Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company providing information solutions, human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. Its consumer and commercial information services include online information, decisioning technology solutions, fraud and identity management services, analytical services, portfolio management services, mortgage reporting, and marketing services. The company also offers services enabling customers to verify income and employment, to outsource and automate the performance of certain payroll-related and human resource management business processes, including unemployment claims management, tax credits, and incentives, etc. In addition, Equifax delivers credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products for consumers.

TypePublic
Founded1899
HQAtlanta, GA, US
Websiteequifax.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureD+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)11,400(+2%)
Job Openings542
Revenue (FY, 2020)$4.1 B(+18%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$255.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Equifax

Mark W. Begor

Mark W. Begor

CEO
Beverly Anderson

Beverly Anderson

President, Global Consumer Solutions
Trevor Burns

Trevor Burns

CFO Global Consumer Solutions
Sunil Bindal

Sunil Bindal

SVP of Corporate Development
John W. Gamble

John W. Gamble

Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Carla Chaney

Carla Chaney

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Equifax Office Locations

Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Charleston, Earth City and in 29 other locations
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
1550 Peachtree St NE
Alpharetta, GA, US
1505 Windward Concourse
Charleston, SC, US
115 Central Island St
Earth City, MO, US
3470 Rider Trail S
Fort Worth, TX, US
4150 International Plaza
Hilliard, OH, US
3455 Mill Run Dr
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Equifax Financials and Metrics

Equifax Revenue

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Equifax's revenue was reported to be $4.13 b in FY, 2020 which is a 17.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

1.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

729.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

60.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

202.9m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

306.6m

Market capitalization (26-Jul-2021)

31.0b

Closing stock price (26-Jul-2021)

255.1

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

765.9m

EV

34.7b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $31 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.4b3.5b4.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%3%18%

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

2.0b2.0b2.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

865.7m876.9m834.2m846.1m880.0m875.7m957.9m982.8m1.1b1.2b

Cost of goods sold

342.8m348.6m376.7m387.5m376.9m374.5m414.1m409.3m433.2m483.3m

Gross profit

522.9m528.3m457.5m458.6m503.1m501.2m543.8m573.5m635.1m729.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

60%60%55%54%57%57%57%58%59%60%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

223.6m401.3m1.7b

Accounts Receivable

469.1m532.1m630.6m

Prepaid Expenses

100.0m88.1m104.1m

Current Assets

902.3m1.2b2.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

306.3m(392.8m)526.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

315.9m337.3m399.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

672.2m313.8m946.2m

Capital Expenditures

(321.9m)(399.6m)(421.3m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

93.8m240.0m279.6m(554.4m)(486.1m)(403.6m)114.5m210.6m435.6m202.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

79.0m157.5m235.3m79.2m163.1m248.8m94.3m192.1m295.2m116.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

119.6m354.8m507.4m31.0m248.0m83.1m30.8m282.0m649.0m143.4m

Capital Expenditures

(56.2m)(118.7m)(208.1m)(114.8m)(208.5m)(305.7m)(88.0m)(192.8m)(309.5m)(113.0m)
USDQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Equifax Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

Remaining Performance Obligations

$223.3 m$214.9 m$200.9 m$189.9 m$172.1 m$161.2 m$151 m$142.6 m$134 m$126.8 m$125.4 m$130.6 m$138.3 m

Countries

26262725

Employment Records in Database

330 m380 m380 m460 m

New Product Launches

6090
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Equifax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
i2VerifyMarch 24, 2021
HIREtechMarch 09, 2021
AccountScoreFebruary 09, 2021
KountJanuary 08, 2021$640 m
Ansonia Credit DataJuly 24, 2020
PaynetApril 26, 2019
DataXJuly 17, 2018
ID WatchdogAugust 10, 2017
Barnett Associates Operations, LLCJuly 11, 2016
Veda AdvantageNovember 30, 2015$1.9 b
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Equifax Revenue Breakdown

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Equifax revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.8% from Workforce Solutions, 8.4% from Global Consumer Solutions, 20.9% from International and 35.9% from U.S. Information Solutions

Human Capital Metrics

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Equifax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Equifax Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Equifax Online and Social Media Presence

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Equifax Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    62/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    63/100

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Equifax News and Updates

Equifax – Consensus Indicates Potential -3.0% Downside

Equifax found using ticker (EFX) now have 16 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ‘Buy’. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 275 and 205 calculating the mean target price we have 245.44. Now with the previous closing price of 253.07 this i…

Equifax, Inc. (EFX) gains 1.34% for July 23

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE: EFX) shares gained 1.34%, or $3.35 per share, to close Friday at $253.07. After opening the day at $251.12, shares of Equifax, fluctuated between $253.93 and $250.36. 1,231,770 shares traded hands an increase from their 30 day average of 663,341. Friday's activity brought Equifa…

Equifax Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market

Shares of Equifax Inc. EFX, +1.34% rose 1.34% to $253.07 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market

Equifax Reports Record Financial Performance in 2Q21 Driven by Cloud Investments

Equifax’s performance in 2Q21 saw revenue growth reach $1.2 billion for the quarter, which was the highest quarterly revenue in the organization’s history, breaking the record from last quarter

Equifax Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

Shares of Equifax Inc. EFX, -0.60% slid 0.60% to $255.04 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market

Revolut selects Equifax as data and analytics partner in UK

Equifax UK, the business and consumer insights expert and the UK’s leading challenger bank, Revolut, have announced a new strategic partnership which provides differentiated data assets and real-time predictive analytics for a faster, more informed view of customers and prospects
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Equifax Blogs

Automotive Industry Prepares for Marketing Changes

Online advertising is a potent sales tool for automotive marketers. The industry’s digital ad spend is already soaring back to […] The post Automotive Industry Prepares for Marketing Changes appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Accelerating Access to Credit: A Critical Discussion

In this recap of our June 24 webinar, “Market Pulse: Accelerating Access to Credit,” Chris Wheat, Co-President at JPMorgan Chase […] The post Accelerating Access to Credit: A Critical Discussion appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Podcast: Entrepreneurship & Credit in the Post-COVID Era

Demand Growing for Small Business Credit With economists predicting a GDP growth rate of 6.5% in the fourth quarter and […] The post Podcast: Entrepreneurship & Credit in the Post-COVID Era appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

What’s Next for the Post-Pandemic Small Business Economy?

In this recap of our June 3 webinar, “Market Pulse: The Post-Pandemic Small Business Economy,” Evan Leaphart, Founder and CEO […] The post What’s Next for the Post-Pandemic Small Business Economy? appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

6/3 Market Pulse, Your Questions Answered

As we emerge from the pandemic, small businesses are integral to the health of the post-COVID economy. For our June […] The post 6/3 Market Pulse, Your Questions Answered appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Podcast: Demystifying Data for Small Business

Managing Cash Flow, Customers and Suppliers  Small businesses are the engine of our economy. Yet, many are mystified by the […] The post Podcast: Demystifying Data for Small Business appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.
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Equifax Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Equifax founded?

    Equifax was founded in 1899.

  • Who are Equifax key executives?

    Equifax's key executives are Mark W. Begor, Beverly Anderson and Trevor Burns.

  • How many employees does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 11,400 employees.

  • What is Equifax revenue?

    Latest Equifax annual revenue is $4.1 b.

  • What is Equifax revenue per employee?

    Latest Equifax revenue per employee is $362.1 k.

  • Who are Equifax competitors?

    Competitors of Equifax include Moss Adams, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and CoreLogic.

  • Where is Equifax headquarters?

    Equifax headquarters is located at 1550 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta.

  • Where are Equifax offices?

    Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Charleston, Earth City and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 35 offices.