Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Lowered By $602,550 Its Equifax (EFX) Position; 3 Analysts Are Bullish Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) Last Week

May 21, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Among 4 analysts covering Harworth Estates Group Plc (LON:HWG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Harworth Estates Group Plc had 13 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, September 22. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, April 5 with “Buy”. Peel Hunt maintained Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) on Wednesday, May 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Investec given on Thursday, December 17. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 121 target in Friday, November 10 report. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity. As per Wednesday, February 24, the company rating was maintained by Investec. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 28 by Investec. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 4 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. See Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) latest ratings:

02/05/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 130.00 Maintain
02/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 138.00 Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 138.00 Maintain
06/03/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 126.00 New Target: GBX 126.00 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 138.00 Initiates Starts

Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc decreased Equifax Inc (EFX) stake by 2.72% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc sold 5,150 shares as Equifax Inc (EFX)’s stock declined 2.76%. The Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc holds 183,929 shares with $21.69 million value, down from 189,079 last quarter. Equifax Inc now has $13.80B valuation. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $114.71. About 856,350 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 14.11% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.66% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.33% or GBX 0.37 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 112.87. About 18,055 shares traded. Harworth Group plc (LON:HWG) has 0.00% since May 21, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Harworth Group plc operates as a brownfield regeneration firm in the North of England and the Midlands. The company has market cap of 362.60 million GBP. The firm operates through two divisions, Income Generation and Capital Growth. It has a 7.14 P/E ratio. The Income Generation segment focuses on generating rental returns from the business space portfolio; rental returns and royalties from energy generation, environmental technologies, and the agricultural portfolio; and income generating streams from recycled aggregates and secondary coal products.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Continuing Need For Governance Changes At Equifax” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Equifax’ (EFX) CEO Mark Begor on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on April 26, 2018, Investingnews.com published: “Equifax Provides Statement to SEC Regarding Data Breach” on May 08, 2018. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Equifax (EFX) Declares $0.095 Quarterly Dividend; 0.3% Yield” published on May 04, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Chili’s reports possible payment data breach” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Among 18 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Equifax Inc has $174.0 highest and $101 lowest target. $129.27’s average target is 12.69% above currents $114.71 stock price. Equifax Inc had 66 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Thursday, November 9. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $121.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Friday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $120 target. Barclays Capital maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) on Friday, February 12 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 31 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets initiated Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) on Tuesday, August 4 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 7. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, October 23. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) on Friday, January 12 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.54 earnings per share, down 3.75% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.6 per share. EFX’s profit will be $185.24M for 18.62 P/E if the $1.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.69% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.71 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 59 investors sold EFX shares while 154 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 105.48 million shares or 2.69% less from 108.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hl Limited Liability Corporation reported 2,668 shares stake. Bokf Na reported 3,163 shares. Ci Glob Invs Inc, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 211 shares. 231 are owned by Ledyard Natl Bank. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 16,371 shares. Hm Payson And has 2,216 shares. Jensen Investment Management Inc has 0.19% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has invested 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Kbc Grp Inc Nv reported 0.01% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). The Georgia-based Suntrust Banks has invested 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Cleararc Inc invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Doheny Asset Mgmt Ca holds 0.14% or 2,500 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky, a Kentucky-based fund reported 65,597 shares. Delta Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co Tn stated it has 0% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Co reported 2,223 shares.

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