Fiserv stock: buy or sell

FISV stock price: $114.41 0.79% At close on May 14th, 2021

Updated on:
May 17th, 2021

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Fiserv stock brief

  • Fiserv closed last Friday at $114.41 after barely changing a 0.79% breaking a streak of 4 sessions in negative.
  • Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides payment and financial services technology worldwide. The company operates through Acceptance, Fintech, and Payments segments.

Should I buy Fiserv stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. 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. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $FISV stock a buy?

Currently, Fiserv stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $FISV will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Fiserv stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even harder than knowing when to buy it. As when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a haphazard decision, and we must use our own trading style. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very easy to follow but are only applicable for selling stocks you already own, not for shorting $FISV stock

As a rule of thumb, you must never hold an open trade that generates higher than expected losses by the time of purchase. The moment to sell shares should always be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Fiserv stock?

Currently, Fiserv stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Fiserv shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Price broke down below last bottom

Fiserv ratings

In the last month, 10 brokerage ratings were published for Fiserv. General sentiment is bullish, with 6 out of 10 posting positive forecasts

Fiserv analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Apr 22nd, 2021
Morgan Stanley
Apr 28th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
Raymond James Buy
Rosenblatt Securities Strong buy
Truist Neutral
Truist Securities Neutral
Wells Fargo & Company NeutralBuy
May 4th, 2021
Raymond James Buy
Rosenblatt Securities Strong buy
Wells Fargo & Company Buy

Fiserv stock analysis

Since last January, Fiserv has been printing an uptrend that so far marked an amazing 14.00%. Rising highs and lows can be seen easily on a chart and how price action offered very few buy points on the breakouts. Latest low was last March, when price bounced at $118.54. However, $FISV could not resume the uptrend after topping at $127.34, and slided down crossing its last bottom on May 4

SMAs overview

FISV stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $114.50 (0.08% above)
  • R2: $117.04 (2.30% above)
  • R3: $117.27 (2.50% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $112.60 (-1.58% below)
  • S2: $109.92 (-3.92% below)
  • S3: $109.84 (-3.99% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price broke down the lower band last Wednesday, the price has bounced off by 1.48%. The price is trading very close to the lower Bollinger band, indicating some level of oversold in recent sessions. This is not a buy signal, as price can move in these levels for many days and weeks

    FISV stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI crossed up the oversold level of 30 last Thursday after just being in the oversold zone for just one day (what can be considered a strength signal). The RSI value last Friday was 34.17

    FISV stock RSI chart

    Fiserv stock price history

    Fiserv started trading on Sep 25th, 1986 priced at $0.00 per share1. Since then, FISV stock has risen by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. An investment of thousand dollars at that time would be valued $inf nowadays.

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

    FISV stock price history chart

    Price target for Fiserv stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations publish their analysis predicting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price forecasts posted by brokerage institutions in the last month. If you are a small investor you must not trade based on these forecasts.

    The average price target for Fiserv stock calculated from the table below is $138.00. Fiserv closed at $114.41 last Friday, that is a 17.09% than the target price.

    Fiserv stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Apr 22nd, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $115.00$124.00
    Apr 28th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $115.00$124.00
    Raymond James $139.00$141.00
    Rosenblatt Securities $140.00$150.00
    Truist $120.00$135.00
    Truist Securities $120.00$135.00
    Wells Fargo & Company $135.00$140.00
    May 4th, 2021
    Raymond James $139.00$141.00
    Rosenblatt Securities $140.00$150.00
    Wells Fargo & Company $135.00$140.00

    Earnings and financials

    Fiserv, Inc. ($FISV) reported earnings of $1.17 per share in late April, slightly beating the Wall St consensus estimate of $1.13 per share. This quarterly report means an earnings surprise of 3.54%. Company's revenue resulted of $3.8 billion in contrast to $3.6 billion estimated by analysts.

    This compares to Earnings of $0.99 per share same quarter last year, so current EPS is a gain of 18.18%. Sales barely moved on an annualized basis in the , from $37.7B to $37.6B last quarter.

    Fiserv ($FISV) is hosting the Q2 earnings call next August. Market analysts analysts expect of $1.28, that is a 9.40% higher than Q1.

    Fiserv performance

    FISV performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Fiserv ($FISV) -8.70% 3.10% 7.40%

    Disclaimer:
    The viewpoints written in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this text does not have any knowledge of the particular circumstances of the reader, his or her own finances or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Opinions are expressed for learning reasons only

    Fiserv summary

    Friday, May 14th, 2021
    Open$114.02
    Close$114.41
    Day range$114 - $115.57
    Previous close$113.51
    Session gain0.79%
    Average true range$3.38
    50d mov avg$121.97
    100d mov avg$116.65
    200d mov avg$110.23
    Earnings dateAugust 4th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Fiserv stock symbol?

    Fiserv, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the FISV symbol

    Is Fiserv stock a buy or sell?

    Fiserv received 10 ratings in the last 30 days: 6 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral.

    Will FISV go up?

    Fiserv had different price forecasts published by market analysts in the last month forecasting the target price to $138.00. That is a 20.62% than the last price ($114.41).