Equifax Inc. is a global provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The Company has a large and diversified group of clients, including financial institutions, corporations, governments, and individuals. Its products and services are based on comprehensive databases of consumer and business information derived from numerous sources including credit, financial assets, telecommunications and utility payments, employment, income, demographic and marketing data. Equifax uses advanced statistical techniques and software tools to analyze all available data, creating customized insights, decision-making solutions, and processing services for our clients. The Company helps consumers understand, manage and protect their personal information and make more informed financial decisions. It also provides information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. Additionally, Equifax is a provider of payroll-related and human resource management business process outsourcing services in the United States of America or U.S.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Atlanta, US
Founded
1899
Size (employees)
9,500 (est)
Equifax was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US

Key People at Equifax

Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Chairman & CEO
John Gamble

John Gamble

Corp VP & CFO
John Hartman

John Hartman

SVP of Corporate Development
Coretha Rushing

Coretha Rushing

Chief People Officer
John Kelly

John Kelly

Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Trey Loughran

Trey Loughran

Chief Marketing Office
Andy Bodea

Andy Bodea

Chief Global Operations Officer

Equifax Office Locations

Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Reston, Alpharetta, St. Louis and in 17 other locations
Atlanta, US (HQ)
1550 Peachtree Street NW
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Equifax Data and Metrics

Equifax Financial Metrics

Equifax's revenue was reported to be $832.2 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

832.2 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

531.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

64%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

155.4 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

216.8 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

12 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

123.2 m
Equifax's current market capitalization is $12 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

2.3 b2.4 b2.7 b3.1 b

Revenue growth, %

6%9%18%

Cost of goods sold

887.4 m1.1 b

Gross profit

1.8 b2 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

678.1 m667.4 m728.3 m811.3 m804.1 m832.2 m

Cost of goods sold

220.8 m226.5 m253.3 m285.8 m288 m300.8 m

Gross profit

457.3 m440.9 m475 m525.5 m516.1 m531.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

67%66%65%65%64%64%
USDY, 2008Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

58.2 m103.1 m119.4 m127.7 m146.8 m235.9 m128.3 m93.3 m129.3 m

Accounts Receivable

152 k

Current Assets

648.4 m605.1 m561.6 m672.9 m

Goodwill

2.4 b2.6 b2.6 b4 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

91.7 m115 m95 m84.2 m108.5 m96.8 m96.8 m111.5 m123.2 m

Current Assets

554.2 m550.4 m585 m591.2 m582.1 m630.1 m627.2 m661.8 m705.2 m

Goodwill

2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b4 b4 b4.1 b4.1 b

Total Assets

4.8 b4.7 b4.6 b4.6 b4.5 b6.7 b6.6 b6.8 b6.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

359.9 m374 m434.8 m495.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

190.3 m204.2 m198 m268.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(2.4 m)(28 m)(27 m)(55.7 m)

Inventories

(4.2 m)(5.2 m)10.8 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

180.8 m275.2 m89.6 m202.1 m321.8 m102.4 m235.4 m370.3 m155.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

101.2 m152.1 m50.3 m100.8 m150.4 m56.8 m124.7 m195.4 m72.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(27.8 m)(11.1 m)(30.6 m)(34.8 m)(29 m)(45.4 m)(42.5 m)(54.5 m)(22.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

217.8 m413.4 m102.9 m289.6 m536.8 m90.3 m279.5 m524.5 m103.7 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

87.6 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Equifax Operating Metrics

Equifax's Business Records was reported to be 201 m in FY, 2016, which is a 101% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Consumers

600 m600 m820 m

Business Records

100 m100 m201 m

Countries

202124

Companies in Database

80 m80 m91 m
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Equifax Market Value History

Equifax Revenue Breakdown

Equifax Median Salaries

Source: 144 public H-1B filings from Equifax

Traffic Overview of Equifax

Equifax Online and Social Media Presence

Equifax News and Updates

Equifax has been directing victims to a fake phishing site for weeks

In failing to correctly patch a known vulnerability and exposing the personal data of potentially 143 million Americans to hackers, Equifax made a security blunder of epic proportions — however, it appears the company is just getting started. Leaving its digital doors wide open to criminals appa…

The Feds are looking into some suspicious Equifax trades (EFX)

Raise your hand if you've heard this before: There may have been some funny business around the Equifax hack. In the latest development, the House Financial Services Committee is now looking at some Equifax options trading that took place following the initial discovery of t…

Equifax was allegedly hacked months before the massive breach — by the same criminals

Equifax was hacked this past summer. You already know this. However, according to a new report, the company's computer systems were also allegedly broken into in March. And here's the kicker: The same crew might be responsible for both incidents.  That's right, the same culprits behind the theft…

Equifax breach proves bad employees are worse than good hackers

The recent Equifax data breach has prompted a congressional review of the company’s security practices. This follows the announcement that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is also investigating the company. What, at first, appeared to be a situation where Equifax was as much the victim as more tha…

Hackers targeted Equifax months before a massive breach that affected 143 million Americans

Hackers accessed Equifax systems months before the credit-reporting agency publicly announced a massive breach that potentially exposed the personal financial data of 143 million Americans, Bloomberg reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The breach, which …

Equifax was reportedly hacked almost five months before its first disclosed date

 Equifax learned about a major breach in its systems in March, well before it disclosed a massive breach earlier this month that included sensitive information for 143 million consumers, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Read More
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