FIS stock: buy or sell?

FIS stock price: $120.10 -2.86% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020

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Shares of Fidelity National Information Services closed yesterday at $120.10 and slipped a shocking -2.86%. On Tuesday FIS rocketed an exceptional 14.02%. On Mar 18th FIS collapsed a chilling -10.71%.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. operates as a financial services technology company in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy FIS stock?

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Currently, Fidelity National Information Services stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean FIS will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Fidelity National Information Services stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for FIS stock for the last month.

FIS stock analysis

Daily outlook

Fidelity National Information Services shares slipped -2.86% to $120.10 yesterday.

Shares of Fidelity National Information Services ended yesterday at $120.10 and slipped a shocking -2.86%. For the last 17 days when FIS stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-20.43 per share (-14.54%). Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on December, FIS price slid a -12.65%. On February 14th, FIS hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on February 13th tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

FIS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a frightening -26.34% in a week last week, Fidelity National Information Services closed this week at $120.10 and rocketed a super good 16.81%.

Not so far away is the last price record Fidelity National Information Services marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 23.89%. Since early March, when FIS stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-19.44 per share (-13.93%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

FIS stock chart (weekly)

FIS stock price history

FIS IPO was on June 20th, 2001 at $10.11 per share1. Since then, FIS stock grew a 1,087.90%, with an average of 60.40% per year. If you had invested right after FIS's IPO a $1,000 in FIS stock in 2001, it would worth $10,879.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

FIS stock historical price chart

FIS stock reached all-time highs on February/14 with a price of $157.79.

FIS stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not detected any price target for Fidelity National Information Services stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Fidelity National Information Services presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
FIS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.4n/a
2017-Q32017-10-311.061.1811.3%
2017-Q42018-02-061.341.361.5%
2018-Q12018-05-011.041.094.8%
2018-Q22018-07-311.21.232.5%
2018-Q32018-10-301.31.332.3%
2018-Q42019-02-121.581.61.3%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a lame drop down of -2.83% to $8,423.00 million dollars. Similarly, its profit margin (compared to sales) slightly fell to 10.04%, that is $846.00 million.

FIS annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$6,070 M-$491 M8.1%-
2014$6,414 M5.66%$679 M10.6%38.25%
2015$6,595 M2.83%$632 M9.6%-7.01%
2016$9,241 M40.12%$568 M6.1%-10.06%
2017$8,668 M-6.20%$1,261 M14.5%122.01%
2018$8,423 M-2.83%$846 M10.0%-32.91%

Quarterly financial results

Fidelity National Information Services posted $2,167.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 3.98% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $298.00 M with a profit margin of 13.75%. Profit margin soared a 6.36% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.39%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Fidelity National Information Services sales marked a frightening loss and plummed a -17.32%.
FIS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$2,340 M-$132 M5.6%-
2017-Q3$2,198 M-6.07%$61 M2.8%-53.79%
2017-Q4$2,621 M19.24%$992 M37.8%1,526.23%
2018-Q1$2,066 M-21.18%$182 M8.8%-81.65%
2018-Q2$2,106 M1.94%$212 M10.1%16.48%
2018-Q3$2,084 M-1.04%$154 M7.4%-27.36%
2018-Q4$2,167 M3.98%$298 M13.8%93.51%
2019-Q1$2,057 M-5.08%$148 M7.2%-50.34%

Fidelity National Information Services ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Fidelity National Information Services shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.32% of all shares.

Bearish positions for FIS stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Fidelity National Information Services:

FIS
Market cap$74.0 B
Total shares616.3 M
Float shares614.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)92.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.3%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FIS summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Open$119.92
Close$120.10
Day range$117.03 - $124.26
Previous close$123.64
Session gain-2.86%
Average true range$12.17
50d mov avg$138.72
100d mov avg$137.71
200d mov avg$133.87
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern

Fidelity National Information Services performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Fidelity National Information Services performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
FISFidelity National...-13.83%-7.62%7.34%

Fidelity National Information Services competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Fidelity National Information Services competitor. This doesn't mean Fidelity National Information Services does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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