Fiserv Inc. (FISV): Get Prepared for Trading Lift Off

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Fiserv Inc. kicked off the trading day on 10/08/19 with a price decrease of -1.42%, equivalent to -$1.48 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, FISV had a 52-week range of $68.45 to $109.92. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $103.11 after starting the trading session at $103.74. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $104.94, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $90.70.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $2397637, but has maintained average daily volume of $5.16M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $4.73 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $3.66 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $662.51 million, simultaneously with a float of $662.51 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $68.31 billion.

Fiserv Inc.(FISV) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Fiserv Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.60%, in contrast to 79.40% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on Sep 18 this organization’s Chairman and CEO sold 25,000 at the rate of 103.67, making the entire transaction hit 2,591,694 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 261,429. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 04 Company’s EVP, Global Sales sold 5,000 at a price of 106.36, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 531,800. This particular insider is now the holder of 140,248 in total.

If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Fiserv Inc.’s stock, Institutional holders make up 79.40% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 662.51M shares. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, The Vanguard Group, Inc. owns 57,447,273 shares, with T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management) in 2nd place owning 51,219,898 shares and BlackRock Fund Advisors in third place with total ownership of 30,884,093 shares.

Fiserv Inc. (FISV) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2019, the organization reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.81) by $0.17.

This company achieved a net margin of 16.08 while generating a return on equity of 37.7. Fiserv Inc.’s full-quarter revenue increased by 161.7%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.17 per share during the current fiscal year.

Fiserv Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 31.30%, and is forecasted to reach 4.85 in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 12.14% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 19.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for Fiserv Inc., this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 5.00. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.33. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $42.52, and its Beta score is 0.78.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 11.43 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 61.54. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 15.89, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 12.74.

In the same vein, FISV’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at 2.43, a figure that is expected to reach 0.99 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 4.85 at the market close of one year from today’s date.