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.

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Type
Public
HQ
Atlanta, US
Founded
1899
Size (employees)
9,500 (est)
Equifax was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US
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Key People/Management at Equifax

Paulino Barros

Paulino Barros

Interim Chief Executive Officer
Laura Wilbanks

Laura Wilbanks

Chief Marketing Officer
Andy Bodea

Andy Bodea

Chief Global Operations Officer
Jeff Dodge

Jeff Dodge

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
John Hartman

John Hartman

President, International
John Kelley

John Kelley

Corporate Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
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Equifax Office Locations

Equifax has offices in Montevideo, San Isidro Centro, Madrid, Manual Dominguez and in 17 other locations
Atlanta, US (HQ)
1550 Peachtree Street NW
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Equifax Financials and Metrics

Equifax Financials

Equifax's revenue was reported to be $3.14 b in FY, 2016 which is a 18.1% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (FY, 2017)

598 m

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

14.4 b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $14.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

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
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

678.1 m667.4 m728.3 m811.3 m804.1 m832.2 m856.7 m

Cost of goods sold

220.8 m226.5 m253.3 m285.8 m288 m300.8 m293.7 m

Gross profit

457.3 m440.9 m475 m525.5 m516.1 m531.4 m563 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

152 k

Inventories

Current Assets

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

Cash

131.9 m101.4 m91.7 m115 m95 m84.2 m108.5 m96.8 m96.8 m111.5 m123.2 m403.9 m

Current Assets

526.5 m524.5 m554.2 m550.4 m585 m591.2 m582.1 m630.1 m627.2 m661.8 m705.2 m1 b

Goodwill

2.4 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b4 b4 b4.1 b4.1 b4.1 b

Total Assets

4.4 b4.8 b4.8 b4.7 b4.6 b4.6 b4.5 b6.7 b6.6 b6.8 b6.8 b7.1 b
Annual
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

Inventories

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

Net Income

281 m86.3 m180.8 m275.2 m89.6 m202.1 m321.8 m102.4 m235.4 m370.3 m155.4 m323 m

Depreciation and Amortization

144.6 m50.5 m101.2 m152.1 m50.3 m100.8 m150.4 m56.8 m124.7 m195.4 m72.1 m143.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

374.4 m65 m217.8 m413.4 m102.9 m289.6 m536.8 m90.3 m279.5 m524.5 m103.7 m329.1 m

Long-term Borrowings

(15 m)(15 m)(15 m)(10 m)(210 m)(300 m)(50 m)(50 m)
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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 News and Updates

West Virginia sues Equifax over data breach

April 12 (Reuters) - West Virginia's attorney general on Thursday said he had sued Equifax Inc for failing to safeguard its consumer information and delaying in alerting the public to a data breach that exposed the personal data of about 148 million people.

Cyber threats against UK businesses reach new high

NCSC warns that IoT and cloud security could be potential targets for attackers in 2018.

BRIEF-CTW Investment Group Urges Equifax's Shareholders To Vote Against Re-Election Of Directors

* CTW INVESTMENT GROUP URGES EQUIFAX'S SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTORS JOHN MCKINLEY, MARK B. TEMPLETON AND MARK L. FEIDLER AT ANNUAL MEETING OF EQUIFAX Source text: (https://bit.ly/2GQ1dZ4) Further company coverage:

A literal Russian troll is lurking at the Zuckerberg hearing

Today at Mark Zuckerberg’s first of two hearings with Congress, the meme maker formerly known as the Monopoly Man made a surprise cameo in troll form to troll the Facebook founder. Spotted at the Zuckerberg hearing. https://t.co/WhgAkAhJ9Z #troll pic.twitter.com/AezMFsFbYo — Dan Linden (@DanLinden) …

Every store, business, and retailer that has been recently hacked

If you're a person in the world in 2018, there are probably two words you remain in constant fear of: data breach. In recent history, several businesses used regularly by modern consumers have been targets of hacks, resulting in compromised data for millions of people. SEE ALSO: Is someone hijacki…

UPDATE 2-Massachusetts can sue Equifax over data breach, judge rules

BOSTON, April 4 (Reuters) - Massachusetts can move forward with a lawsuit accusing credit reporting firm Equifax Inc of failing to safeguard its databases or provide prompt notice of a breach that exposed the personal data of 147 million people, a state court judge has ruled.
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