April 25, 2018 / 8:28 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Equifax Reports Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Of $1.43

April 25 (Reuters) - Equifax Inc:

* EQUIFAX RELEASES FIRST QUARTER RESULTS

* COMPANY REPORTED REVENUE OF $865.7 MILLION IN Q1 OF 2018, A 4 PERCENT INCREASE COMPARED TO Q1 OF 2017

* COMPANY REPORTED REVENUE OF $865.7 MILLION IN Q1 OF 2018, A 4 PERCENT INCREASE

* Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.43

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.37, REVENUE VIEW $854.7 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S

* DURING Q1 ENDED MARCH 31, 2018, COMPANY RECORDED EXPENSES, NET OF INSURANCE RECOVERIES OF $68.7 MILLION RELATED TO CYBERSECURITY INCIDENT

* QTRLY ADJUSTED EPS EXCLUDES CYBERSECURITY INCIDENT RELATED COSTS

* "OUR Q1 OPERATING RESULTS WERE BETTER THAN EXPECTED"

* DURING QUARTER, INVESTED "SIGNIFICANTLY" IN DATA SECURITY AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE ENHANCEMENTS

* EXECUTIVE SAYS "OVER COMING MONTHS, MY FOCUS WILL BE TO ACCELERATE INVESTMENTS TO ENHANCE OUR INFRASTRUCTURE AND DATA SECURITY" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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