NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Equifax

(NYSE:

EFX

) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $39.95, above its previous 52-week high of $39.94 with 52,687 shares traded as of 10:09 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 765,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Equifax has a market cap of $4.77 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

financial services

industry. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Equifax Inc. collects, organizes, and manages various financial, demographic, employment, and marketing information solutions for businesses and consumers. The company's U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1, equal to the average financial services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Equifax as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

Equifax Ratings Report

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