Equifax Stock Hits New 52-Week High (EFX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Equifax (NYSE: EFX) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $49.51, above its previous 52-week high of $49.49 with 253,183 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 740,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Equifax has a market cap of $5.87 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 27.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 20.9, 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Equifax Ratings Report.

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