Equifax, Inc. (EFX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2013

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Equifax, Inc. ( EFX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EFX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 22.22% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of EFX was $54.25, representing a -9.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.83 and a 31.26% increase over the 52 week low of $41.33.

EFX is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American Express Company ( AXP ) and Discover Financial Services ( DFS ). EFX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports EFX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.29%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EFX Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to EFX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EFX as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVL with an increase of 7.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EFX at 1.17%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AXP , DFS , EFX , FVL

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