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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 Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)11,400(+2%)
Job Openings419
Revenue (FY, 2020)$4.1 B(+18%)
Share Price (May 2021)$239.6(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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
Sunil Bindal

Sunil Bindal

SVP of Corporate Development
John W. Gamble

John W. Gamble

Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Carla Chaney

Carla Chaney

Chief Human Resources 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 $4.13 b in FY, 2020 which is a 17.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

4.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

17.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

57.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

526.2m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

676.6m

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

29.2b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

239.6

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

1.7b

EV

31.8b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $29.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.4b3.5b4.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%3%18%

Cost of goods sold

1.4b1.5b1.7b

Gross profit

2.0b2.0b2.4b
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, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

223.6m401.3m1.7b

Accounts Receivable

469.1m532.1m630.6m

Prepaid Expenses

100.0m88.1m104.1m

Current Assets

902.3m1.2b2.5b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

306.3m(392.8m)526.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

315.9m337.3m399.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

672.2m313.8m946.2m

Capital Expenditures

(321.9m)(399.6m)(421.3m)
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)
USDQ1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Equifax Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Remaining Performance Obligations

$223.3 m$214.9 m$200.9 m$189.9 m$172.1 m$161.2 m$151 m$142.6 m$134 m$126.8 m$125.4 m$130.6 m

Countries

26262725

Employment Records in Database

330 m380 m380 m460 m

New Product Launches

6090
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Equifax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
i2VerifyMarch 24, 2021
HIREtechMarch 09, 2021
AccountScoreFebruary 09, 2021
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$1.9 b
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Equifax Revenue Breakdown

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Equifax revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.8% from Workforce Solutions, 8.4% from Global Consumer Solutions, 20.9% from International and 35.9% from U.S. Information Solutions

Equifax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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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+

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    74/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    65/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Equifax News and Updates

Data Scraping in EU Regulators’ Sights As Spain Orders Equifax to Delete Information

European data protection regulators are investigating companies’ use of data they scrape from public sources. Spain’s data protection authority recently ordered Equifax Inc. to delete data it collected this way and pay a fine of about $1.1 million for using in credit reports publicly available infor…

It’s Time for a New Era of Cybersecurity

This past year, we witnessed scores of ransomware attacks on hospitals, police departments, schools, and city governments. In electoral battleground states like Pennsylvania and Florida, foreign actors conducted email campaigns to intimidate voters and incite social unrest ahead of the 2020 US presi…

Business Credit Demand Bounces Back

Business credit demand has returned to the same level it was in the March 2020 pre-pandemic quarter, driven by a bounce-back in asset finance (+8.9%). Business insolvencies have yet to match their March 2020 level (down -36% compared to March last year) but are rising, month on month up by +78% in F…

Equifax Launches 2020 Security Annual Report

Equifax Inc., a data, analytics and technology company, today released an inaugural 2020 Security Annual Report, detailing the company's three-year enterprise-wide cloud-technology and security transformation, establishing the company as a leader in security. The steps Equifax has taken to quickly r…

Equifax Inc. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

Shares of Equifax Inc. EFX, -1.56% advanced 1.20% to $239.85 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.39% rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.02% rising 0.29% to 34,230.34. This…

Equifax – Consensus Indicates Potential 6.2% Upside

Equifax found using ticker (EFX) now have 16 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ‘Buy’. The target price ranges between 270 and 186 and has a mean target at 243.5. With the stocks previous close at 229.23 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 6.2%. The 50 day MA…
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Equifax Blogs

Podcast: Why Should I Worry About Unemployment Hearings?

The Importance of Unemployment Hearings Unemployment hearings can be a difficult and often misunderstood part of the unemployment claims process. […] The post Podcast: Why Should I Worry About Unemployment Hearings? appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Kicking Off the Summer Auto-Buying Season

Memorial Day weekend, the much-anticipated kick-off to the summer automotive sales season, is right around the corner. For most auto […] The post Kicking Off the Summer Auto-Buying Season appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Storytelling Through Data

Does Your Data Tell the Whole Story? As a marketer, you’ve heard the mantra: let the data tell the story. […] The post Storytelling Through Data appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

A More Inclusive Perspective That Benefits Borrowers (and Builds Business)

Do Good and Do Well Through Third-Party Verifications As a lender, you understand that consumers and borrowers seek loans for […] The post A More Inclusive Perspective That Benefits Borrowers (and Builds Business) appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Podcast: Growing Optimism and a Rising GDP

Light at the End of the Tunnel The U.S. economic forecast is strong. In fact, Moody’s Analytics’ outlook for 2021 […] The post Podcast: Growing Optimism and a Rising GDP appeared first on Equifax Insights Blog.

Pandemic Effects on U.S. Consumer Finances and Attitudes

The pandemic has impacted U.S. consumer finances and attitudes in a major way. Furloughs and layoffs turned the financial health […] The post Pandemic Effects on U.S. Consumer Finances and Attitudes 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 11,400 employees.

  • What is Equifax revenue?

    Latest Equifax annual revenue is $4.1 b.

  • What is Equifax revenue per employee?

    Latest Equifax revenue per employee is $362.1 k.

  • Who are Equifax competitors?

    Competitors of Equifax include Moss Adams, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and CoreLogic.

  • 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.