Fiserv stock: buy or sell?

FISV stock price: $104.08 -0.79% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019


Shares of Fiserv slightly fell an ugly -0.79% and closed at $104.08.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company's Payments and Industry Products segment provides electronic bill payment and presentment services; mobile banking software and services; account-to-account transfers; person-to-person payment services; debit and credit card processing and services; payments infrastructure services; and other electronic payments software and services.

Should I buy Fiserv stock?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Fiserv 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Fiserv stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At, we detected 15 ratings published for FISV stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FISV stock, with 12 positive ratings.
Is FISV a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-3Atlantic Securitiesn/aNeutral
2019-9-16Robert W. Bairdn/aOutperform
2019-9-12Canaccord Genuityn/aBuy
2019-7-31Berenberg Bankn/aBuy
2019-6-5SunTrust BanksHoldBuy
2019-6-26Northcoast ResearchNeutralBuy
2019-6-21Raymond Jamesn/aOutperform
2019-6-19Wells Fargo & Con/aOutperform
2019-4-23Deutsche BankHoldHold
2019-2-8Cantor Fitzgeraldn/aHold
2019-2-7Buckingham Researchn/aBuy

Fiserv stock analysis

Daily outlook

Fiserv shares slightly fell -0.79% to $104.08 today.

Shares of Fiserv ended today at $104.08 and slightly fell an ugly -0.79%. On June FISV price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On September 6th, FISV hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Sep/5 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

FISV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a bloodcurdling -5.87% in a week last week, Fiserv closed this week at $104.08 and gained a nice 1.44%.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $109.92 resistance. Not so far away is the last price record Fiserv marked early September. Since mid January when FISV stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $29.98 (40.46%). By mid February, SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up triggering a rise of 21.45%.

FISV stock chart (weekly)

Fiserv stock price history

Fiserv stock went public on September 25th, 1986 with a price of $0.281. Since then, FISV stock surged a 37,071.40%, with an average of 1,158.50% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Fiserv stock in 1986, it would worth $370,714.00 today.

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

Fiserv stock historical price chart

FISV stock reached all-time highs on Sep/6 with a price of $109.92.

Fiserv stock price target is $109.50

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 30 days we found 11 price predictions for FISV stock:
FISV stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-9-3Atlantic SecuritiesInitiatesn/a$131.00-
2019-9-16Robert W. BairdRaises Target$112.00$122.008.9%
2019-9-12Canaccord GenuityInitiatesn/a$130.00-
2019-7-31Berenberg BankInitiatesn/a$121.00-
2019-7-15WedbushRaises Target$95.00$105.0010.5%
2019-6-5SunTrust BanksUpgrades$91.00$100.009.9%
2019-6-21Raymond JamesInitiatesn/a$103.00-
2019-6-19Wells Fargo & CoInitiatesn/a$110.00-
2019-6-12OppenheimerRaises Target$97.00$105.008.2%
2019-4-23Deutsche BankRaises Target$71.00$94.0032.4%
2019-2-8Cantor FitzgeraldReiteratesn/a$83.00-
(in average)$93.20$109.5017.0%
Moving in a range from $131.00 and $83.00, the price prediction for Fiserv stock is $109.50. In average, analysts' outlook on FISV price forecast is positive, upgrading the target by a 17.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on February, Fiserv . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
FISV earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a slightly good gain of 2.23% to $5,823.00 M dollars. In contrast, its income margin (compared to revenues) slightly fell to 20.38%, that is $1,187.00 million.

FISV annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$4,810 M-$650 M13.5%-
2014$5,066 M5.32%$754 M14.9%16.00%
2015$5,254 M3.71%$712 M13.6%-5.57%
2016$5,505 M4.78%$930 M16.9%30.62%
2017$5,696 M3.47%$1,246 M21.9%33.98%
2018$5,823 M2.23%$1,187 M20.4%-4.74%

Quarterly financial results

Fiserv posted $1,551.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 9.84% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $286.00 million with a profit margin of 18.44%. Profit margin inched a 2.36% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 16.08%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Fiserv sales marked a tiny growth and grew a 2.31%.
FISV quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$1,390 M-$221 M15.9%-
2017-Q3$1,400 M0.72%$232 M16.6%4.98%
2017-Q4$1,516 M8.29%$546 M36.0%135.34%
2018-Q1$1,440 M-5.01%$423 M29.4%-22.53%
2018-Q2$1,420 M-1.39%$251 M17.7%-40.66%
2018-Q3$1,412 M-0.56%$227 M16.1%-9.56%
2018-Q4$1,551 M9.84%$286 M18.4%25.99%
2019-Q1$1,502 M-3.16%$225 M15.0%-21.33%

Fiserv ownership

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

Fiserv shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.31% of all shares.

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

For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$70.7 B$3.7 B$33.9 B$82.1 B$70.0 B
Total shares679.7 M116.7 M838.8 M613.4 M260.1 M
Float shares327.6 M113.7 M790.0 M610.5 M250.1 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)91.1%103.3%88.0%92.3%90.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.3%2.1%5.3%0.6%4.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Fiserv summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Day range$103.88 - $106.06
Previous close$104.91
Session gain-0.79%
Average true range$2.31
50d mov avg$103.20
100d mov avg$96.00
200d mov avg$89.00
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02a

Fiserv performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We selected ACI Worldwide, eBay, Fidelity National Information Services, Intuit, Jack Henry & Associates, Mastercard, Total System Services, Visa and Western Union as the bechmarking frame for Fiserv stock.
ACIWACI Worldwide-3.40%-0.99%12.38%
FISFidelity National...9.42%21.95%22.53%
JKHYJack Henry & Asso...7.83%9.39%-6.18%
TSSTotal System Serv...3.47%43.09%36.87%
WUWestern Union12.95%25.56%23.02%

Fiserv competitors

One check before trading any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Fiserv. We chose 9 companies as Fiserv competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.

Latest Fiserv stock news