Barclays Capital Boosts Price Target on Equifax (EFX)
Barclays Capital (NYSE: BCS) boosted their price target on shares of Equifax (NYSE: EFX) from $45.00 to $50.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The firm currently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) raised their price target on shares of Equifax to $49.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Equifax in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) raised their price target on shares of Equifax from $50.00 to $51.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
Equifax opened at 46.11 on Friday. Equifax has a 1-year low of $28.59 and a 1-year high of $47.24. The company has a market cap of $5.526 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.52.
The company last announced its quarterly results on Wednesday, April 25th. It reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the previous quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 EPS by $0.05. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Equifax will post $0.72 EPS next quarter.
Equifax Inc.is a provider of information solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company has a group of clients and customers, including financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals.