The ex-dividend date for Equifax (NYSE:EFX) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $56.18 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.6%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Equifax (NYSE: EFX) is tomorrow, February 20, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $56.18 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%. The average volume for Equifax has been 842,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Equifax has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 1.9% 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 18.6, 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity 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. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.