Fiserv stock: buy or sell?

FISV stock price: $108.54 -3.84% At close on February 27th, 2020

Updated on:
February 27th, 2020

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Fiserv shares plummed -3.84% to $108.54 today. Thursday was the fifth red session in a row, sliding in full a -10.76%.

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.

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 FISV will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

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

Daily outlook

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.

FISV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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.

FISV stock chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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.
FISV earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.99n/a
2017-Q32017-10-311.311.27-3.1%
2017-Q42018-02-070.690.712.9%
2018-Q12018-05-010.730.764.1%
2018-Q22018-07-310.740.751.4%
2018-Q32018-10-310.770.75-2.6%
2018-Q42019-02-070.840.840.0%
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 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.

FISV annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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 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%.
FISV quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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 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:

FISV
Market cap$73.8 B
Total shares679.9 M
Float shares579.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)94.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Fiserv summary

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Open$110.79
Close$108.54
Day range$108.17 - $112.74
Previous close$112.87
Session gain-3.84%
Average true range$2.95
50d mov avg$118.66
100d mov avg$114.13
200d mov avg$105.87
Daily patternlt02c
Weekly pattern lt06c

Fiserv performance

To 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 .
Stock3m6m12m
FISVFiserv-6.62%1.50%25.64%

Fiserv competitors

Unfortunately, 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.

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