Equifax (EFX) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.48%
  • Dividend

     1.56
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     15.6%
  • Dividend increased

     7 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     33%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/15/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/23/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 13.8%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     18 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     17.1
  • Tweed factor

     -5.2
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
13.8%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
-3.7%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-11.7%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
13.2%
Price change from 52 week high   
-28.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
-21.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
-23.0%
Price info
Change
0.05 (0.05%)


Last price
105.09 USD


Day range
104.51 - 107.17


Year range
89.59 - 147.02

Financial health
Current ratio
0.93


Debt/equity ratio
50.85


Cash
93.30M


Debt
1.20B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
22.26


Price/book (P/B)
4.19


Forward price/earning (P/E)
16.45


Price/sales (P/S)
3.84


PEG
1.83


Market cap
12.65B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.1600,0.1600,0.1600
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
0.0%
2.0200,2.0900,1.8300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-4.8%
10 year history
0.1600,0.1600,0.1600,0.2800,0.6400,0.7200,0.8800,1.0000,1.1600,1.3200
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
26.4%
2.0200,2.0900,1.8300,2.1100,1.8800,2.2200,2.8400,2.9700,3.5500,3.5500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.5%
10.7900,10.3900,12.6900,13.8000,14.6900,16.0600,17.8300,19.5500,18.7700,19.4700
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
6.8%
7.9000,7.6000,8.8000,15.0000,36.1000,32.4000,33.8000,34.8000,32.7000,32.7000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
17.1%
135.0000,130.0000,128.0000,127.0000,124.0000,123.0000,124.0000,124.0000,121.0000,121.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-1.2%
Other companies in the credit services industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
Canada   Accord Financial 11 yrs3.31%3.7%
United Kingdom   International Personal Finance 10 yrs5.96%13.0%
USA   Triangle Capital 10 yrs12.83%5.9%
Canada   Alaris Royalty 9 yrs7.75%9.1%
USA   Visa 9 yrs0.64%27.2%
United Kingdom   S & U 8 yrs3.48%13.3%
USA   Medallion Financial 7 yrs0.00%7.4%
Company profile
Empoloyees
7,500


Sector


Website


Founded
1899


Industry


SEC filings




Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company?s U.S. Consumer Information Solutions segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information, credit scoring,...
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Address:
1550 Peachtree Street North West, Atlanta, GA, 30309

Phone:
+1 404 885-8000
Equifax has a dividend of 1.56 USD and their yield is 1.48%. The dividend has been raised for 7 years in a row (since 2010). The payout ratio of EFX is 33%, based on an EPS of 4.72 and a dividend of 1.56. The company has a dividend payback period of 18 years. Their dividend has been growing by 15.6% a year for the last 5 years (on average). 8/23/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Equifax, while 9/15/2017 is the dividend pay date. 7,500 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1899. The stock belongs to the credit services industry in the financial sector. 2.6 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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