The 220 Shares of Equifax Inc. (EFX) are sold by Nicolet Bankshares Inc.

The 220 Shares of Equifax Inc. (EFX) are sold by Nicolet Bankshares Inc.

Nicolet Bankshares Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) by 4.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 4,763 shares of the company’s stock after selling 220 shares during the period. Nicolet Bankshares Inc.’s holdings in Equifax were worth $612,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of EFX. Conning Inc. raised its stake in Equifax by 0.3% in the second quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 2,873 shares of the company’s stock valued at $369,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its stake in Equifax by 0.6% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 2,907 shares of the company’s stock valued at $332,000 after buying an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP raised its stake in Equifax by 0.4% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 23,712 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,710,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC raised its stake in Equifax by 14.1% in the second quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 956 shares of the company’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 118 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Capital Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Equifax by 7.0% in the second quarter. Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,099 shares of the company’s stock valued at $270,000 after buying an additional 138 shares in the last quarter. 88.64% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) traded down 0.35% on Thursday, hitting $129.58. The stock had a trading volume of 144,277 shares. The firm has a market cap of $15.46 billion, a PE ratio of 33.74 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $132.42 and a 200 day moving average price of $126.73. Equifax Inc. has a 52-week low of $91.72 and a 52-week high of $136.97.

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.36 by $0.07. The firm earned $811.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $802.85 million. Equifax had a net margin of 16.11% and a return on equity of 24.51%. Equifax’s revenue was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.15 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Equifax Inc. will post ($0.47) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 19th were paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 17th. Equifax’s payout ratio is 34.38%.

EFX has been the topic of several research reports. Barclays PLC lifted their price target on Equifax from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Equifax from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $147.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Equifax from $125.00 to $145.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their price target on Equifax from $133.00 to $155.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and set a $128.00 price target on shares of Equifax in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Equifax presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $140.11.

In other news, insider J Dann Adams sold 4,422 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.00, for a total value of $592,548.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 57,804 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,745,736. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Paulino R. Barros sold 5,205 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.00, for a total transaction of $687,060.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 10,786 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,423,752. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 2.01% of the company’s stock.

About Equifax

Equifax Inc is a provider of information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments and consumers. The Company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions and Personal Solutions. USIS provides consumer and commercial information solutions to businesses in the United States, including online information, decisioning technology solutions, fraud and identity management services, portfolio management services, mortgage reporting and financial marketing services.

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