Fiserv stock: buy or sell?
February 27th, 2020
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?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that fits your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com 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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Fiserv stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for FISV stock for the last month.
Fiserv stock analysis
Shares of Fiserv plummed a hair-raising -3.84% and closed at $108.54.
Fiserv ended today at $108.54 and plummed a hair-raising -3.84%. On February 4th, FISV hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Jan/24 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
Fiserv ended this week at $108.54 and plunged a spooky -9.16%.
The support didn't resisted and FISV dropped deeper. Possible next supports for FISV stock are 107.311. Not so far away is the last price record Fiserv marked early February. This week, Fiserv stock lost the significant level of the 20-weeks moving average.
Fiserv stock price history
Fiserv stock went public on September 25th, 1986 with a price of $0.001. Since then, FISV stock grew a inf%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested right after FISV's IPO a $1,000 in Fiserv stock in 1986, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Fiserv stock historical price chart
FISV stock reached all-time highs on February/4 with a price of $125.05.
Fiserv stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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 prediction for Fiserv stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, when Fiserv posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a slightly fine growth of 2.23% to $5,823.00 M USD. However, its profit margin (compared to sales) decreased to 20.38%, that is $1,187.00 million.
|2013||$4,810 M||-||$650 M13.5%||-|
|2014||$5,066 M||5.32%||$754 M14.9%||16.00%|
|2015||$5,254 M||3.71%||$712 M13.6%||-5.57%|
|2016||$5,505 M||4.78%||$930 M16.9%||30.62%|
|2017||$5,696 M||3.47%||$1,246 M21.9%||33.98%|
|2018||$5,823 M||2.23%||$1,187 M20.4%||-4.74%|
Quarterly financial resultsFiserv reported $1,551.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 9.84% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $286.00 million with a profit margin of 18.44%. Profit margin stepped up a 2.36% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 16.08%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Fiserv sales marked a tiny gain and inched a 2.31%.
|2017-Q2||$1,390 M||-||$221 M15.9%||-|
|2017-Q3||$1,400 M||0.72%||$232 M16.6%||4.98%|
|2017-Q4||$1,516 M||8.29%||$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 M||9.84%||$286 M18.4%||25.99%|
|2019-Q1||$1,502 M||-3.16%||$225 M15.0%||-21.33%|
Fiserv ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.
Fiserv shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.64% of all shares.
Bearish positions for FISV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Fiserv:
|Market cap||$73.8 B|
|Total shares||679.9 M|
|Float shares||579.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||94.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, February 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$108.17 - $112.74|
|Average true range||$2.95|
|50d mov avg||$118.66|
|100d mov avg||$114.13|
|200d mov avg||$105.87|
Fiserv performanceTo better understand Fiserv performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Fiserv, the comparison is made against .
Fiserv competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Fiserv competitor. This doesn't mean Fiserv does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest Fiserv stock news
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- InvestorPlace3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Fiserv, Pfizer and PNC Financial Services GroupJanuary 17, 2019
- Seeking AlphaFiserv Inc.: Excellent Margins Will Drive Share Price HigherNovember 29, 2018
- Seeking AlphaFiserv: A Solid Fintech FirmOctober 1, 2018