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Equifax Inc (EFX)
Financial | Financial Services
94.48  1.51%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankN/AWarren Buffett RankA / 89
Pure Value RankC / 258Dividend RankB / 168
Moat RankA / 116Financial Strength RankN/A
Growth RankA / 56Momentum RankC / 312
EFX vs FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
EFXSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO19.7323.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO12.7821.911.77
P/S RATIO3.557.22.03
P/B RATIO3.753.93.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY20.57%11.29%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL10.04%7.98%10.04%
NET MARGIN15.54%19.98%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.61%
PAYOUT RATIO30.84%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH14.47%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY92%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.34x
CURRENT RATIO
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.65%
5 YR SPS GROWTH9.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH9.3%
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Equifax Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
tickrz rank N/A
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Equifax Inc's tickrz rank.
value
pure value ranking C / 258Warren Buffett ranking A / 89
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Equifax Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.7x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 3.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.8x. Equifax Inc ranks 258 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Equifax Inc ranks 89 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Equifax Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat A / 116financial strength N/A
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Equifax Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Financial sector. Equifax Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 92% and a Moat Rank of 116 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 312
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 6.35% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 312. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Equifax Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 168
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.61%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Equifax Inc ranks 168 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 56
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.6% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 9.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Equifax Inc (EFX)
Financial | Financial Services
94.48  1.51%


tickrz rank
D
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio19.73x
P/B Ratio3.75x
P/S Ratio3.55x
EV/EBITDA Ratio12.78x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.61%
PAYOUT RATIO30.84%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH14.47%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
3 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY92%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.34x
CURRENT RATIO
MOAT
ROE20.57%
ROIC10.04%
Net Margin15.54%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH16.65%
5 YR SPS GROWTH9.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH9.3%

TICKRZ RANK
Unfortunately we don't have enough data to calculate Equifax Inc's tickrz rank.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Equifax Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.7x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 3.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.8x. Equifax Inc ranks 258 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Equifax Inc ranks 89 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Equifax Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Equifax Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Financial sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Equifax Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 3 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.34x, a debt/equity ratio of 92% and a Moat Rank of 116 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 6.35% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 312. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Equifax Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.61%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Equifax Inc ranks 168 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.6% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 9.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 9.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.