Analyzing FISV Stock After A Release Of Prospective FY2021 Earnings


Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV) has released its earnings guidance for the fiscal year of 2021 on 8th December, Tuesday. Their guidance for EPS is ranging between 5.24 and 5.46 as compared to an average estimate of Thomson Reuters which was $5.40. The FY20 EPS was 4.37.

On Tuesday, Fiserv started the stock market with $116.93 and a market cap of $78.39 billion. The lowest in the last 52 weeks was $73.50 with a $125.05 highest. The current, quick, and debt-to-equity quotient are 1.06, 1.06, and 0.64, respectively. The 50-day rolling average is at the value of $106.71 with a 200-day rolling average at the value of $102.38.

According to the 27th October quarterly report, the company had an EPS of $1.20, surpassing the consensus estimate by a value of $0.05. Their quarterly revenue was $3.59 B with an equity return of 8.75% and 6.01% total margin.  

Valuation Of FISV Stock

The board of FISV is allowing the buyback of shares of 60,000,000 that permits reacquiring via open market transactions.

BidaskClub promoted FISV rating to ‘hold’, while Sanford Bernstein gave a rating of ‘perform’ with a price target of $104. CSFB increased it to ‘outperform’ from ‘neutral’ with a price target of $135. Mizuho surged the price target to $160 from $145 and issued a rating of ‘buy’. Raymond James increased it to $120 from $119 and gave a rating of ‘outperform’. The average rating for FISV stock is ‘buy’ with a $125.70 price target.

Fiserv is a firm that provides a worldwide technology of finance services. Jeffrey Yabuki, the Chairman, made a sale of 30,000 Fiserv shares worth $3,271,800 at $109.06 EPS on 18th November. Presently, he is the owner of 195,153 FISV shares worth $21,283,386. Insiders possess 1.60% of the entire Fiserv stock after making a sale of 94,300 shares

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