Equifax 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Having exceeded expectations last quarter by 5 cents per share, Equifax (NYSE:EFX) is scheduled to report again on Wednesday.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect Equifax to come in with earnings of 72 cents per share on revenues of $530.9 million. Analyst estimates range from earnings per share to earnings per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved up from 68 cents.

Stock Movement

In terms of price changes, the stock's best recent streak was when it gained $3.51 per share between June 1, 2012 and June 8, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, from April 23, 2012 and July 18, 2012, the stock price is up $4.80 (10.9%), from $44.14 to $48.94.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analysts are bullish on the stock as six analysts rate it as a buy and there are no sell ratings. That rating hasn't budged in three months as the average analyst rating of the stock has remained steadfast.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit rose 24.8% to $71.5 million (58 cents a share) from $57.3 million (46 cents a share) the year earlier, exceeding analyst expectations. Revenue rose 10.6% to $522.7 million from $472.6 million.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

EPS: 72 cents

Revenue Estimate: $530.9 million

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)