Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Friday January 04 was Equifax Inc. ($EFX), popping some 3.19% to a price of $94.25 a share with some 773,004 shares trading hands.
Starting the day trading at $92.29, Equifax Inc. reached an intraday high of $94.54 and hit intraday lows of $91.97. Shares gained $2.91 apiece by day’s end. Over the last 90 days, the stock’s average daily volume has been 1.31 million of its 120.58 million share total float. Today’s action puts the stock’s 50-day SMA at $100.92 and 200-day SMA at $117.72 with a 52-week range of $88.68 to $138.69.
Equifax is one of the leading credit bureaus in the United States, providing the consumer information that is the basis for granting credit. The company also provides database management, fraud detection, marketing, business credit, and analytical services.
Equifax Inc. has its corporate headquarters located in Atlanta, GA and employs 10,300 people. Its market cap has now risen to $11.36 billion after today’s trading, its P/E ratio is now 25.2, its P/S 3.22, P/B 3.57, and P/FCF 153.2.