Equifax Stock Hits New 52-Week High (EFX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Equifax (NYSE: EFX) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $59.99, above its previous 52-week high of $59.83 with 419,667 shares traded as of 11:22 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 906,400 shares over the past 30 days.

Equifax has a market cap of $7.07 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 26.4, 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.

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