Equifax, Inc. ( EFX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EFX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EFX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $77.96, the dividend yield is 1.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EFX was $77.96, representing a -0.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.19 and a 32.7% increase over the 52 week low of $58.75.
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 $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports EFX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.67%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
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