Equifax Reaches New 52-Week High (EFX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Equifax (NYSE: EFX) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $63.69, above its previous 52-week high of $63.52 with 97,183 shares traded as of 10:20 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 906,500 shares over the past 30 days.

Equifax has a market cap of $7.58 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 27.2, 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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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