Equifax is a provider of information solutions, human resources and business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The Company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions. The USIS segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information, portfolio analytics, fraud detection and prevention, and identity management services. The International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security services. The Global Consumer Solutions segment offers credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. 

TypePublic
HQAtlanta, US
Founded1899
Size (employees)10,800 (est)+5%
Websiteequifax.com
Equifax was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US
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Key People/Management at Equifax

Mark Begor

Mark Begor

CEO
Dann Adams

Dann Adams

President, Global Consumer Solutions, President, Global Consumer Solutions
Andy Bodea

Andy Bodea

Chief Global Operations Officer, Chief Global Operations Officer
John W. Gamble

John W. Gamble

Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Dodge

Jeff Dodge

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Julia Houston

Julia Houston

Chief Transformation Officer, Chief Transformation Officer
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Equifax Office Locations

Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Henderson, Millcreek and in 43 other locations
Atlanta, US (HQ)
1550 Peachtree Street NW
Albuquerque, US
4100 Pan American NE
Alpharetta, US
1505 Windward Concourse
Charleston, US
115 Central Island St
Concord, US
570 One Concord Center 2300 Clayton Rd
Dallas, US
525 14755 Preston Rd
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Equifax Financials and Metrics

Equifax Revenue

Equifax's revenue was reported to be $2.44 b in FY, 2014 which is a 5.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (Q2, 2018)

240.0m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

12.2b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

101.1
Equifax's current market capitalization is $12.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2017

Revenue

2.3b2.4b

Revenue growth, %

6%

EBIT

611.2m638.2m

EBIT margin, %

27%26%
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2018

Revenue

678.1m667.4m728.3m832.2m

Cost of goods sold

220.8m226.5m253.3m300.8m

Gross profit

457.3m440.9m475.0m531.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

67%66%65%64%
Annual
usdY, 2008Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013FY, 2013Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

152.0k

Inventories

Current Assets

648.4m605.1m561.6m672.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q3, 2018

Cash

115.0m95.0m84.2m96.8m96.8m403.9m

Current Assets

585.0m591.2m630.1m627.2m1.0b

PP&E

291.0m339.0m479.0m

Goodwill

2.4b2.6b2.6b2.6b2.6b4.0b4.0b4.1b
Annual
usdFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

359.9m374.0m434.8m495.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

190.3m204.2m198.0m268.7m

Inventories

(4.2m)(5.2m)10.8m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

281.0m89.6m202.1m321.8m370.3m323.0m240.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

50.3m100.8m150.4m195.4m79.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

65.0m102.9m289.6m536.8m524.5m

Cash From Investing Activities

(49.0m)
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Equifax Operating Metrics

Equifax's Business Records was reported to be 201 m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Business Records

100 m100 m201 m

Companies in Database

80 m80 m91 m

Consumers

600 m600 m820 m

Countries

20 21 24
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Equifax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
DataXJuly 17, 2018

Equifax Revenue Breakdown

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Equifax revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.3% from Workforce Solutions, 12.8% from Global Consumer Solutions, 25.6% from International and 39.3% from U.S. Information Solutions

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Equifax Online and Social Media Presence

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Equifax News and Updates

Equifax Introduces Soft Credit Inquiry Checks for Tenant Screening

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As of June 2018, 36 percent of all occupied homes across the country were rented, an increase from 31 percent in 2006, according to Zillow. To keep consumers from having negative impacts to their credit scores in the highly-competitive rental market, ...

Equifax Ignite data and analytics suite launches in UK

Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert, is launching its Equifax Ignite solution to the...

The Equifax breach affecting nearly half of Americans was “entirely preventable”

The cyber attack at Equifax that compromised data for nearly half of all Americans was the result of rapid growth that boosted company’s share price…

Equifax breach was ‘entirely preventable,’ congressional report says

Attackers accessed the company’s systems 265 times.

Scathing House Oversight report: Equifax data breach was “entirely preventable”

The breach that affected 148 million consumers was the result of “cybersecurity complacency.” While the massive Marriott data breach is currently hogging the headlines, don’t forget about that other historic data breach—the one at Equifax that affected 148 million consumers. Turns out that hack was …

Equifax to Meet With Investors in San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis

ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced that Trevor Burns, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for Equifax, will meet with investors in San Francisco on Thursday, Dec. 13. Burns will be joined by John Gamble, Chief Financial Officer for...
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Equifax Company Life and Culture

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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 Begor, Dann Adams and Andy Bodea.

  • How many employees does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 10,800 employees.

  • Who are Equifax competitors?

    Competitors of Equifax include FICO, Experian and TransUnion.

  • Where is Equifax headquarters?

    Equifax headquarters is located at 1550 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta.

  • Where are Equifax offices?

    Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Henderson, Millcreek and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 50 offices.