Janney Capital Management LLC Has $406,000 Stock Position in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX)

Janney Capital Management LLC lowered its stake in shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFXFree Report) by 6.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,214 shares of the credit services provider’s stock after selling 150 shares during the period. Janney Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Equifax were worth $406,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Equifax by 29.5% in the first quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 3,516 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $834,000 after buying an additional 801 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Equifax by 9.9% in the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 4,944 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $1,172,000 after buying an additional 444 shares in the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC raised its position in shares of Equifax by 14.1% in the first quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 1,830 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $434,000 after buying an additional 226 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Equifax by 2.0% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 439,028 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $104,100,000 after buying an additional 8,662 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its position in shares of Equifax by 0.8% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 17,409 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $4,141,000 after buying an additional 134 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 98.37% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Equifax from $204.00 to $196.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 20th. The Goldman Sachs Group increased their target price on Equifax from $195.00 to $222.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, December 29th. Bank of America raised Equifax from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price for the company from $164.00 to $300.00 in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on Equifax from $208.00 to $289.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised Equifax from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price objective for the company from $218.00 to $267.00 in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $257.12.

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Equifax Price Performance

EFX stock opened at $246.75 on Monday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $239.70 and a 200-day moving average price of $208.71. Equifax Inc. has a 52-week low of $159.95 and a 52-week high of $252.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $30.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.22, a PEG ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 1.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01.

About Equifax

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Equifax Inc operates as a data, analytics, and technology company. The company operates through three segments: Workforce Solutions, U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), and International. The Workforce Solutions segment offers services that enables customers to verify income, employment, educational history, criminal justice data, healthcare professional licensure, and sanctions of people in the United States; and employer customers with services that assist them in complying with and automating payroll-related and human resource management processes throughout the entire cycle of the employment relationship.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Equifax (NYSE:EFX)

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