Equifax Inc. (EFX)’s Financial Results Comparing With China Bat Group Inc. (NASDAQ:GLG)

This is therefore a comparing of the dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) and China Bat Group Inc. (NASDAQ:GLG). The two are both Credit Services companies that compete with one another.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Equifax Inc. 3.39B 4.23 347.00M 2.47 44.64
China Bat Group Inc. N/A 19.56 2.32M -0.91 0.00

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Equifax Inc. and China Bat Group Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 provides Equifax Inc. and China Bat Group Inc.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Equifax Inc. -10.24% 9.4% 4.2%
China Bat Group Inc. 0.00% 0% 105.4%

Volatility and Risk

Equifax Inc. has a beta of 1.22 and its 22.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. China Bat Group Inc. on the other hand, has 0.74 beta which makes it 26.00% less volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.

Dividends

Equifax Inc. pays out $1.56 per share annually while its annual dividend yield is 1.31%. China Bat Group Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

The table shown features the ratings and recommendations for Equifax Inc. and China Bat Group Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Equifax Inc. 0 2 3 2.60
China Bat Group Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus target price of Equifax Inc. is $116.4, with potential downside of -1.95%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 95.6% of Equifax Inc. shares and 0.5% of China Bat Group Inc. shares. Insiders owned roughly 0.2% of Equifax Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, China Bat Group Inc. has 1.1% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Equifax Inc. -0.15% 2.99% 4.22% -17.68% -1.15% 18.35%
China Bat Group Inc. -1.08% 28.87% -16.84% -57.75% -71.41% 10.57%

For the past year Equifax Inc. has stronger performance than China Bat Group Inc.

Summary

Equifax Inc. beats on 8 of the 12 factors China Bat Group Inc.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Information Solutions (USIS), International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions. The USIS segment offers consumer and commercial information services, such as credit information and credit scoring, credit modeling and portfolio analytics, locate, fraud detection and prevention, identity verification, and other consulting; mortgage loan origination information; financial marketing; and identity management services. The International segment provides information service products, which include consumer and commercial services, such as credit and financial information, and credit scoring and modeling; and credit and other marketing products and services, as well as offers information, technology, and services to support debt collections and recovery management. The Workforce Solutions segment provides employment, income, and social security number verification services; and payroll-based transaction and employment tax management services. The Global Consumer Solutions segment offers credit information, credit monitoring, and identity theft protection products directly to consumers through the Internet and hard-copy formats. Equifax Inc. serves customers in financial service, mortgage, human resource, consumer, commercial, telecommunication, retail, automotive, utility, brokerage, healthcare, and insurance industries, as well as state and federal governments. It operates in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, the United Kingdom, Cambodia, Malaysia, India, Russia, and Singapore. Equifax Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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