Equifax Reaches New 52-Week High (EFX)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Equifax (NYSE: EFX) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $46.23, above its previous 52-week high of $44.87 with 75,468 shares traded as of 9:40 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 742,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Equifax has a market cap of $5.25 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 13.5% 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 23.4, above the average financial services industry P/E ratio of 23.2 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Equifax Ratings Report.

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