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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, US
Websiteequifax.com
Employee Ratings2.9
Culture scoreD+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)11,200(+3%)
Job Openings137
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.5 B(+3%)
Share Price (May 2020)$147

Key People/Management at Equifax

Mark W. Begor

Mark W. Begor

CEO
Beverly Anderson

Beverly Anderson

President, Global Consumer Solutions
Trevor Burns

Trevor Burns

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
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, Denver and in 33 other locations
Atlanta, US (HQ)
1550 Peachtree St NE
Alpharetta, US
1505 Windward Concourse
Atlanta, US
P.O. Box 740241
Charleston, US
115 Central Island St
Denver, US
Denver, CO, USA
Earth City, US
3470 Rider Trail S
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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 (Q1, 2020)

957.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

543.8m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

56.8%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

114.5m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

135.9m

Market capitalization (25-May-2020)

17.8b

Closing stock price (25-May-2020)

147.0

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

369.9m

EV

21.0b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $17.8 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, 2020

Revenue

865.7m876.9m834.2m846.1m880.0m875.7m957.9m

Cost of goods sold

342.8m348.6m376.7m387.5m376.9m374.5m414.1m

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

60%60%55%54%57%57%57%
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
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

249.3m327.4m253.4m133.2m135.8m167.5m369.9m

Accounts Receivable

487.5m473.5m467.9m514.0m502.6m516.6m605.5m

Prepaid Expenses

97.6m87.7m90.6m107.0m97.9m92.7m119.9m

Current Assets

917.4m948.8m887.5m864.7m813.8m853.0m1.1b
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, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Capital Expenditures

(56.2m)(118.7m)(208.1m)(114.8m)(208.5m)(305.7m)(88.0m)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

154.4 x

EV/CFO

681.3 x

EV/FCF

-366.9 x

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

159.8
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Equifax Operating Metrics

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

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
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
IdentityProtection.comJuly 08, 2013
TrustedID, Inc.July 08, 2013$30 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 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

Equifax partners with HooYu for digital customer onboarding

Equifax has entered into a partnership with HooYu to expand its range of identity and fraud tools and to improve its digital customer onboarding experience.

Borrowell & Equifax partner to launch service to verify and monitor payment deferrals

Canadian Borrowell, a FinTech company, improving financial well-being with free credit score/report monitoring, credit coaching tools & AI-driven product recommendations has announced that the company has introduced a new feature that shows whether payment deferrals are appropriately recorded on…

Equifax Introduces New 'Response DIGITAL' Solutions To Bring Businesses Online In Social Distancing Economy

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) continues to introduce solutions to help customers of all sizes navigate the COVID-19 economy. Today, the company announced a new Response DIGITAL solution suite designed to help businesses of all sizes move online as they work to create and maintain effective customer relat…

PayNet, An Equifax Company, Launches P3 Loan Forgiveness Report to Help Lenders Relieve SME Loans Under CARES Act

PayNet, an Equifax company, that provides credit and analytics on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today launched the PayNet P3 Loan Forgiveness Report. The reports are designed to give lenders a fast, efficient and reliable way to manage the complex forgiveness process for the unprecedented num…

Equifax is paying $5.5M to banks, but nothing to victims of the 2017 data breach

https://bgr.com/2020/05/21/equifax-settlement-payout-to-banks-data-breach-ftc/

Equifax Introduces New 'Response DIGITAL' Solutions To Bring Businesses Online In Social Distancing Economy

ATLANTA, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) continues to introduce solutions to help customers of all sizes navigate the COVID-19 economy. Today, the company announced a new Response DIGITAL solution suite designed to help businesses of all sizes move online as they...
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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, Denver and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Equifax have?

    Equifax has 39 offices.