Equifax: Big Funds Buying Shares in Third Quarter

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of Equifax Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • ARTISAN PARTNERS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 6,007,900 shares, worth $183,841,740.
  • DNB NOR ASSET MANAGEMENT AS: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 276,492 shares, worth $8,460,655.
  • COVE STREET CAPITAL, LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 229,842 shares, worth $7,033,165.
  • CAPITAL FUND MANAGEMENT S.A.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 114,800 shares, worth $3,512,880.
  • PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 87,352 shares, worth $2,672,971.

About the company: 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.

Competitors to Watch: McGraw-Hill (NYSE:MHP), Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX), Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP), Thomson Reuters (NYSE:TRI), EDGAR (NASDAQ:EDGR), FactSet Research (NYSE:FDS), ValuLine (NASDAQ:VALU), Envestnet (NYSE:ENV), Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) and The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB).

(Note: Data regarding Equifax Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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