Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) was more active in the last trading session as around 6.93 million shares exchanged hands on Wall Street, representing an increase from its normal capacity of 0.9 million shares. A 2.51% change after the initial price of $112.97, sent the closing price to $115.96.Equifax Inc. (EFX) Analyst Opinion
Equifax Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 15 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 1.49% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -17.96% last month and is down -1.92 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 12 of analysts who cover EFX having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $153.25 price target on Equifax Inc., suggesting a 32.16% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -21.13% below its 52-week high.Equifax Inc. Earnings Surprise
Equifax Inc. (EFX) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.6 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.57. Its revenue totaled $860.54 million up 3.41% from the previous quarter.
This stock (EFX) is ahead of its 52-week low with 4.59%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 4.48% which for the week stands at 1.89%. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -16.63% and stays -17.7% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -17.82% losses and now is down -12.44% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $137.97. Equifax Inc. (EFX) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -12.86%.
Turning to Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK), its shares were trading at $23.03 a gain of $0.3, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $22.86, touched a high of $23.12 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1. Leucadia National Corporation has 1 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -15.75% from its high of $27.34 to a $8.23 billion market value through last close.Leucadia National Corporation (LUK) Consensus Price Target
The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1 to 1 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $30 a share. The target implies a 30.26% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 30.26% to analysts’ high consensus price target.Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) Intraday Trading
The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.13 million shares versus an average volume of 1.51 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 1.91% which for the week approaches 1.5%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $22.65 and compares with the $17.87 52-week low. The stock recovered 28.88% since its low point and has performed -0.95% year-to-date.