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Equifax Inc. (EFX)

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    Sherry
    Down despite very good numbers for the Q3. I think that the reason is that the numbers made it very clear how much the good report was the result of an extraordinarily hot mortgage market and big searches by firms rehiring. These good results may continue through the end of the year but will make for tougher comparisons going forward. I love this company for its very wide and deep moat, but it has a very high PER given probability of much smaller earnings gains next year.l
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    WinnerCircle
    $NIO conversation
    ZEST vs Walmart jury trial set!!! Ecoark Holdings ZEST ticket Receives Scheduling Order for Jury Trial in Complaint Against Walmart Inc. Nasdaq News Oct 22 2020
    ZEST is a buy and has a 5X-10X upside. All court docs posted on Pacer.

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  • S
    Sebastian
    Going to tank down today after earnings, I’m out!
  • M
    MAXIMUM GREED BUBBLE 2020
    $^VIX conversation
    MONEY COMES OUT OF THIN AIR! Everybody is up by at least $150-200 Million since March 2020 because the US Government PRINTS TRILLIONS of DOLLARS to buy the Stocks to PUMP the prices Artificially to Giveaway TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS in the form of Capital Gains!
    Enjoy FREE CAPITAL GAINS without working, while the Government is Printing money and PUMPING the Stock BUBBLE!
    US STOCKS WILL COLLAPSE MASSIVELY! MAJOR CORRECTION IS COMING!
    It is not secret to anyone that the US Stock Market is a FRAUDULENT system. The US Government PRINTS Money and buy the Stocks via the infinite margin trading desks to PUMP the Prices. However, this FRAUDULENT system, which is designed to make insiders “QUICK RICH”, is NOT Sustainable.
    US Stock Valuations are IMPOSSIBLE to justify! US Stocks are EXTREMELY OVERVALUED and OVERBOUGHT! The Market is in the Tulip Mania BUBBLE!
    The Government is PUMPING Various stocks in various industries every single day, FOR NO REASON. At some days, the “Lucky” stocks and sectors are financials, the other days “online services”.
    DESPITE COLLAPSING Economy, Tanking Corporate revenues and earnings, growing Corporate LOSS, Skyrocketing inflation, Skyrocketing unemployment, Astronomical Corporate and National Debt, ABSURD Valuations, Worsening Trade War and Spreading Coronavirus Pandemic, the US Government is PUMPING the US Stock Prices, the MEGA BUBBLE Every single day!
    CHASERS WILL BURN HARD soon!
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    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/18/barclays-says-market-valuations-at-dotcom-bubble-levels-downgrades-large-tech-stocks.html
    Barclays downgraded the megacap technology sector to market weight given their stretched valuations.
    Barclays downgraded the megacap technology sector to market weight given their stretched valuations.
    www.cnbc.com
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    Extremely Overvalued US Market
    $^IXIC conversation
    MAJOR CORRECTION IS IMMINENT in this MEGA BUBBLE!
    US Stocks are EXTREMELY OVERVALUED and OVERBOUGHT!
    US STOCKS WILL COLLAPSE BIG TIME!
    FINANCIAL CRISIS IS COMING!
    US Government directs the US Market Makers to Buy US Stocks via their infinite margin trading desks to PUMP the Stock prices ARTIFICIALLY!
    It is DIGITAL MONEY PRINTING!
    For the long term investors, now is the WORST time to invest in US Stocks because the Market is INSANELY OVERVALUED and OVERBOUGHT! US Stocks have a Huge room to fall, but there is upside potential anymore.
    Buyers must be careful! They might lose everything and see no recovery during the lifespan.
    US Stocks must be DOWN by 90% from their current ABSURD levels.
    Look at the US Stock Valuation Multiples!!! Check out P/S, P/B, P/E, P/CF, D/E and other Ratios.
    US Stock Market is a COMPLETE SCAM! You see how easily they are PUMPING the Stock prices on FAKE Speculations, but they don't let the stock prices to go down on TERRIBLE DATA and FACTS!
    Even BANKRUPT Boeing, Cruise and Airline stocks are getting PUMPED like crazy!
    It is all about PUMPING the US Stock prices and quick and Free Capital Gains!
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    https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/01/investing/stock-market-recession-coronavirus/index.html
    The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a gaping disconnect between unprecedented economic pain on Main Street and extreme optimism on Wall Street.
    The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a gaping disconnect between unprecedented economic pain on Main Street and extreme optimism on Wall Street.
    edition.cnn.com
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    The US Stock BUBBLE 2020
    $^FTSE conversation
    Valuations are OUT OF CONTROL!!!
    Bunch of Scammers in the White House are PUMPING the US Stock BUBBLE with the Same FAKE SPECULATIONS again!
    ENJOY FREE CAPITAL GAINS WITHOUT WORKING, while the US Government is PRINTING MONEY and PUMPING the US Stock Prices ARTIFICIALLY!!!
    For the long term investors, now is the WORST time to invest in US Stocks because the Market is INSANELY OVERVALUED and OVERBOUGHT! US Stocks have a Huge room to fall, but there is upside potential anymore.
    Buyers must be careful! They might lose everything and see no recovery during the lifespan.
    ECONOMY IS COLLAPSING!
    US Stocks must be DOWN by 90% from their current ABSURD levels.
    Look at the US Stock Valuation Multiples!!! Check out P/S, P/B, P/E, P/CF, D/E and other Ratios.
    US Stock Market is a COMPLETE SCAM! You see how easily they are PUMPING the Stock prices on FAKE Speculations, but they don't let the stock prices to go down on TERRIBLE DATA and FACTS!
    Even BANKRUPT Boeing, Cruise and Airline stocks are getting PUMPED like crazy!
    It is all about PUMPING the US Stock prices and quick and Free Capital Gains!
    American made Coronavirus was a tool to make quick and massive Capital gains in the US Stock Casino!
    NO NEED TO WORK! Only fools would work, while there is a FREE MONEY GIVEAWAY in the US Stock Market!
    Ignore COLLAPSING ECONOMY! It is all about Quick and FREE CAPITAL Gains through Artificial Stock PUMPING!
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    https://time.com/5876606/economic-depression-coronavirus/
    The economic impact of COVID-19 will cut deeper than any recession in recent memory
    The economic impact of COVID-19 will cut deeper than any recession in recent memory
    time.com
  • D
    Drjustice
    In the SEC filing, Equifax noted that it faces more than 240 class-action lawsuits related to the breach, and is cooperating with investigations by all 50 states’ attorneys general and an alphabet soup of governmental agencies (SEC, FINRA, CFPB, FTC and FCA among them). In addition, the company has received subpoenas from the SEC and a U.S. Attorney’s Office in Georgia regarding stock sales by executives after the breach was discovered but before it was disclosed.

    Charges equal to the low end of that estimate were accounted for in Equifax’s standard earnings number, which lives up to the U.S.’s Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP, resulting in the $87.5 million total. However, the company stripped the charges from a non-GAAP earnings figure that it provided, which allows Equifax to claim that profits are growing even as it takes a hit from the data breach.

    To help with the costs of all that, Equifax said in the filing that it has insurance specifically for cybersecurity-related instances, with a $7.5 million deductible. However, it admitted that it doesn’t know how much, or even if, that insurance policy will pay.
  • B
    Boss Shorty
    This means Bad News is coming ------ sell now before it is too late

    The company has yet to announce a date for its third-quarter earnings and management's first conference call with Wall Street analysts since it disclosed the breach last month. That is a departure from its normal practice of scheduling earnings by mid-October.
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    Vincent
    I'm starting a social media campaign to call identify to the public any company that invests in EFX. I will make known any actively managed investment companies first. For anyone reading this who is employed by such a company you have until 1/1/2018 to divest of any interest in Equifax or its subsidiaries. If you run a passive index fund for any index containing EFX (e.g. S&P 500 fund) I'll give you a pass. EFX probably won't be an S&P 500 component much longer. Continue to hold EFX in your portfolios at your own peril. Your customers may decide to invest elsewhere when they find out about the choice you've made..
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    Jack
    How can I jump on the bandwagon of class action lawsuit?
  • M
    MrGekko
    Research their Balance Sheet

    EFX net tangible assets are in the RED at a (-) $2.4 BILLION
  • C
    CaddieBoy
    I think the most destructive comment hurting the price of this stock occurred when the CEO answered a question before a congressional committee. He was asked if all your data encrypted?
    His answer: I DO NOT KNOW.
    A real vote of confidence for everyone!
  • J
    Joe
    Following the massive breach at Equifax revealed in September this year led to the loss of information on at least 145.5 million people, another massive leak linked directly to Equifax and friends. These are very valuable data fields, constituting the essential details of a core of 120 million American households.

    Information on more than 120 million American households was sitting in a massive database found left exposed on the web earlier. It included an extraordinary range of personal details on residents, including addresses, ethnicity, interests and hobbies, income, right down to what kind of mortgage the house was under and how many children lived at the property. In total, there were 248 different data fields for each household, according to the researcher who uncovered the leak data this week.
    It was simple to determine who the data was linked to, either by looking at the details or by crosschecking with previous leaks. The data was sitting in an Amazon Web Services storage "bucket," left open to anyone with an account, which are free to obtain.
    As long as they knew the right URL to visit, an Amazon Web Services user could retrieve all the data, which was left online by marketing analytics company Alteryx. It was apparent that the firm had purchased the information from Experian, as part of a dataset called ConsumerView, on top of which Alteryx provides marketing and analytics services.
    Vickery thinks the data was part of a product - the Alteryx Designer With Data - that sells for around $38,995 per license. In its own marketing for the Experian service, Alteryx notes that the database contains "consumer demographics, life event, direct response, property, and mortgage information for more than 235 million consumers."
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    Mario aka dos
    No more volume....1/8th ....that can't be good, they're going to try tool some European investors...brace yourselves.
  • J
    James
    When are they reporting 2017 Q4 earnings? Should be this week right?
  • H
    Holly
    Does anybody know how to have personal credit information totally removed / deleted from Equifax?
    I was just told today by an Equifax representative in the Philippines, that a correspondence mailed out from Equifax was a "computer system error". This company is reckless with our information.
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    Rami
    Allow me to thank again to Equifax for handling our information so carelessly and making our life miserable. Moving between mobile operators required me to drive to the branch so they will have to identify me in person although my excellent credit. I wish to the new year to go chapter 11 or at loss substantial oration of your market value.
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    Yahoo Finance Insights
    Equifax is down 4.92% to 154.36
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    pretzelman
    when is earnings?? seems sketchy they keep postponing, is this common?
  • V
    Vincent
    The Equifax breach will cause more damage than any other data breach in world history. If the Social Security Administration had posted all of their data on a public website for download, the damage would not be as great as what Equifax has done. The Equifax breach includes not only SSN's but entire credit histories, associations with co-signers, drivers license numbers, address records, and much more. This is the apocalypse of all data breaches. A Hollywood writer couldn't come up with a worse scenario.