Equifax Inc. (EFX) Reaches $142.99 52-Week High; Linn Energy Has 3 Sentiment

June 19, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) hit a new 52-week high and has $147.28 target or 3.00% above today’s $142.99 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $17.31B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 19 by Barchart.com. If the $147.28 price target is reached, the company will be worth $519.30M more. About 38,356 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500.

Linn Energy LLC (LINE) investors sentiment increased to 3 in 2016 Q4. It’s up 3.00, from 0 in 2016Q3. The ratio increased, as 3 investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 1 sold and trimmed stakes in Linn Energy LLC. The investment managers in our database now hold: 298,572 shares, up from 270,778 shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Linn Energy LLC in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 1 Increased: 0 New Position: 3.

It is down 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Linn Energy, Inc., formerly Linn Energy, LLC, is an oil and natural gas company. The company has market cap of $. The Firm focuses on acquiring, developing and maximizing cash flow from a portfolio of oil and natural gas asset. It currently has negative earnings.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.57 EPS, up 9.79% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.43 per share. EFX’s profit will be $190.06M for 22.77 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.44 actual EPS reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.03% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 0.96 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 56 investors sold Equifax Inc. shares while 182 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 104.52 million shares or 2.87% more from 101.60 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Joel Isaacson & Ltd Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Advantus Management Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 12,118 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Gp Limited Liability Company has 5,969 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Norinchukin Natl Bank The reported 7,264 shares. Ftb Incorporated has invested 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Penobscot Investment Management holds 11,200 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Daiwa Sb Investments Limited owns 4,990 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P holds 552 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Washington National Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Calvert Inv holds 0.04% or 8,984 shares. Driehaus Capital Limited Com has invested 0.01% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Citigroup accumulated 30,312 shares. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Mgmt Lc has invested 0.36% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Wellington Shields Com Limited Company reported 0.83% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX).

Among 13 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Equifax Inc had 27 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Monday, May 9 with “Hold”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, February 12. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, April 8 by William Blair. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, December 5. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, February 10. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, February 23 by Morgan Stanley. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of EFX in report on Wednesday, September 21 with “Overweight” rating. On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of EFX in report on Friday, October 23 to “Buy” rating.

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