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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 Ratings3.2
Overall CultureD+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)11,200(+3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.5 B(+3%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$177
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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
John W. Gamble

John W. Gamble

Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Carla Chaney

Carla Chaney

Chief Human Resources Officer
Julia Houston

Julia Houston

Chief Transformation 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 $3.51 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2.8% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.1b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

635.1m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

59.4%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

224.2m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

204.4m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

21.5b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

177.0

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

1.5b

EV

24.4b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $21.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.4b3.4b3.5b

Revenue growth, %

1%3%

Cost of goods sold

1.2b1.4b1.5b

Gross profit

2.2b2.0b2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

60%60%55%54%57%57%57%58%59%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

336.4m223.6m401.3m

Accounts Receivable

444.8m469.1m532.1m

Prepaid Expenses

94.3m100.0m88.1m

Current Assets

998.4m902.3m1.2b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

598.0m306.3m(392.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

290.9m315.9m337.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

816.0m672.2m313.8m

Capital Expenditures

(218.2m)(321.9m)(399.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Capital Expenditures

(56.2m)(118.7m)(208.1m)(114.8m)(208.5m)(305.7m)(88.0m)(192.8m)(309.5m)
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

18.9 x

EV/CFO

19.1 x

EV/FCF

26 x

Revenue/Employee

326.4k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x

P/E Ratio

24.3
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Equifax Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Remaining Performance Obligations

$223.30 m$214.90 m$200.90 m$189.90 m$172.10 m$161.20 m$151 m$142.60 m$134 m$126.80 m$125.40 m

Countries

20 21 24 26 26 27

Employment Records in Database

330 m380 m380 m

New Product Launches

60 90
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Equifax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
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$1.90 b
Inffinix SoftwareFebruary 16, 2014
Forseva, LLCFebruary 14, 2014
TDX Group LimitedJanuary 17, 2014£200 m
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Equifax Revenue Breakdown

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Equifax revenue breakdown by business segment: 27.1% from Workforce Solutions, 10.3% from Global Consumer Solutions, 26.2% from International and 36.4% from U.S. Information Solutions

Equifax revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 72.5% from US, 8.7% from UK, 8.3% from Australia and 10.6% from Other

Equifax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Equifax Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Equifax Online and Social Media Presence

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Equifax Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    67/100

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Equifax News and Updates

The importance of credit scores in home loan applications

Banks and other financial institutions use different criteria to determine if you are in a stable financial position to secure a home loan – including your income, employment history, age, and savings. But having a good credit history and an above-average credit score can improve the chances of gett…

ATA y Equifax se alían para luchar contra los impagos a los autónomos

ATA y Equifax se alían para luchar contra los impagos a los autónomos La Federación Nacional de Trabajadores Autónomos-ATA y Equifax han llegado a un acuerdo de colaboración por el que los socios de ATA se beneficiarán de descuentos en los servicios de Equifax y ASNEF Empresas, una solución que p…

Automated Verifications from Equifax Help Drive Efficiency for Auto Loans

In spite of the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple sources reported strength in auto sales at the end of 2020. To help auto dealers and lenders more effectively manage the increased volume of applications, Equifax Inc., (NYSE: EFX)

Open Banking Three years on – Equifax comments

“With lockdown once again in place across the UK, it's clear 2021 will be a year of extreme financial flux. While the vaccine roll-out programme will provide an economic boost and eventual easing of restrictions, forbearance measures, such as mortgage holidays and the government furlough scheme, wil…

Moody's says Equifax's purchase of Kount is a negative credit development

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") said that Equifax Inc.'s ("Equifax") announced $640 million acquisition of Kount Inc. ("Kount"), a provider of artificial intelligence driven fraud control, is a negative credit development since the all-cash purchase will reduce Equifax's liquidity without gene…
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Equifax Blogs

New DOL Requirements Help States Fight Unemployment Fraud

New Legislation Helps State Workforce Agencies Prevent Unemployment Fraud and Benefit Overpayments Signed into law on December 27, 2020, additional […] The post New DOL Requirements Help States Fight Unemployment Fraud appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

USCIS Issues Replacement of Permanent Resident Card Sticker

USCIS Replaces Sticker that Extends the Validity of Permanent Resident Cards Starting this month, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) […] The post USCIS Issues Replacement of Permanent Resident Card Sticker appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Employer Considerations for 2020 Health Insurance Reporting

2020 Health Insurance Reporting Federal and State Reporting Mandate Updates As employers prepare for 2020 tax year Affordable Care Act […] The post Employer Considerations for 2020 Health Insurance Reporting appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

DACA Form I-9 Extended Work Authorization

DACA Form I-9 Extended Work Authorization On January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) shared details around completing Form […] The post DACA Form I-9 Extended Work Authorization appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

WOTC Extended and Relief Credits Expanded

WOTC Extended Through 2025 The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) requires legislative authority granted by a Congressional vote. The program […] The post WOTC Extended and Relief Credits Expanded  appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Podcast: Holiday Gift or Kick the Can?

How will the latest political news and vaccine rollout impact holiday spending? It was a busy news week with talk […] The post Podcast: Holiday Gift or Kick the Can? 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 11,200 employees.

  • What is Equifax revenue?

    Latest Equifax annual revenue is $3.5 b.

  • What is Equifax revenue per employee?

    Latest Equifax revenue per employee is $313.2 k.

  • Who are Equifax competitors?

    Competitors of Equifax include TransUnion, Experian and FICO.

  • 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.