Equifax is revising its guidance for 2007 results in view of market uncertainties: Equifax expects consolidated annual revenue growth to be approximately 19% and diluted EPS. As adjusted for acquisition related amortization expense, to be between 22.8 and US$2.32 versus US$2.32 versus prior guidance issued in June 2007 of US$2.25 to US$2.33.
Thanks to its divers revenue streams and the TALX acquisition Equifax still managed to increase revenue by 25% to US$492.5 million compared to prior year. Commercial solutions enjoyed an increase of 45%, Canada Consumer Segment was up 14%, Europe 20% and Latin America 16%. The US Consumer Information Solutions business, which accounts for 49.5% of total revenue was down -1% as a result of the US Sub-prime crisis.