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Equifax Looks to Continue to Trade Above its Annual-High Share Price Today

By Shiri Gupta

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) traded today at a new 52-week high of $143.34. This new high was reached on below average trading volume as 67,000 shares traded hands, while the average 30-day volume is approximately 631,000 shares.

In the past 52 weeks, Equifax share prices have been bracketed by a low of $90.94 and a high of $143.34 and are now at $143.17, 57% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.2% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.4%.

Equifax Inc. brings buyers and sellers together through its information management, transaction processing, direct marketing, and customer relationship management businesses. The company serves the financial services, retail, credit card, telecommunications/utilities, transportation, information technology and healthcare industries and government.

Based on a current price of $143.17, Equifax is currently 1.1% above its average consensus analyst price target of $141.62. Equifax shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $113.09 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $106.18.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Equifax on February 8th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $121.51. Since that recommendation, shares of Equifax have risen 17.3%. We continue to monitor EFX for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: 52 week high/lows equifax

Ticker(s): EFX