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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Atlanta, US
Founded
1899
Size (employees)
9,500 (est)
Equifax was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US

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
Rodolfo Ploder

Rodolfo Ploder

President, Workforce Solutions
Russ Ayres

Russ Ayres

Interim Chief Security Officer
Prasanna Dhoré

Prasanna Dhoré

Chief Data and Analytics Officer
John Gamble

John Gamble

Corporate Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Julia Houston

Julia Houston

Chief Transformation Officer
Joseph Loughran

Joseph Loughran

President, U.S. Information Solutions
Mark Rohrwasser

Mark Rohrwasser

Interim Chief Information Officer
Coretha Rushing

Coretha Rushing

Chief Human Resources Officer
Steven Stripe

Steven Stripe

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Dann Adams

Dann Adams

President, Global Consumer Solutions

Equifax Office Locations

Equifax has offices in Atlanta, Reston, Alpharetta, St. Louis 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 $3.1 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

856.7 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

563 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

66%

Net income (Q2, 2017)

167.6 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

264.1 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

14.5 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

403.9 m

EV

16.2 b
Equifax's current market capitalization is $14.5 b.
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

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
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%
USDY, 2008Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

152 k

Current Assets

648.4 m605.1 m561.6 m672.9 m

Goodwill

2.4 b2.6 b2.6 b4 b
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
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

Accounts Receivable

(2.4 m)(28 m)(27 m)(55.7 m)

Inventories

(4.2 m)(5.2 m)10.8 m
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

Accounts Receivable

(1.4 m)(20.4 m)(27.8 m)(11.1 m)(30.6 m)(34.8 m)(29 m)(45.4 m)(42.5 m)(54.5 m)(22.7 m)(24.1 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
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

61.2 x

EV/CFO

49.1 x

EV/FCF

70.5 x

Revenue/Employee

90.2 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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Equifax Operating Metrics

Equifax's Business Records was reported to be 201 m in FY, 2016, which is a 101% increase from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Consumers

600 m600 m820 m

Business Records

100 m100 m201 m

Countries

202124

Companies in Database

80 m80 m91 m
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Equifax Market Value History

Equifax Revenue Breakdown

Equifax Median Salaries

Source: 144 public H-1B filings from Equifax

Equifax's Web-traffic and Trends

Equifax Online and Social Media Presence

Equifax News and Updates

Elizabeth Warren Wants Companies That Expose Your Data To Hackers To Pay Up

Equifax would have paid $1.5 billion in penalties for its data breach if this proposed legislation had been in effect.

Cyber security predictions 2018

Expect more devastating cyber attacks aimed at businesses and even mobile phones next year.

Deception will be the security watchword of 2018

Organisations will need to equip themselves with the ability to identify fraudulent messages through other means, such as by detecting mismatched display names and email addresses.

The Worst Hacks of 2017, from Equifax to Crash Override

From Equifax to Crash Override, it was a banner year for cybersecurity fails.

Looking ahead: 2018 cybersecurity forecast

As hackers gear up to unleash new and improved attacks in 2018, enterprises will need to be more proactive.

Focusing on human-centric cybersecurity to identify, adapt and respond to risks

CIOs and CISOs today must address new security challenges that come with operating in a world where traditional network perimeters are shifting.
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Equifax Company Life and Culture

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