Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) went up by 1.16% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $125.05. The company’s stock price has collected 6.07% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/29/20 that Square Stock Gets Another Upgrade and Keeps Rising, Defying the Skeptics
Is It Worth Investing in Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ :FISV) Right Now?
Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 82.94 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for FISV is at 0.78. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 26 analysts out of 38 who provided ratings for Fiserv Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $123.74, which is $21.84 above the current price. FISV currently public float of 560.98M and currently shorts hold a 2.27% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of FISV was 4.84M shares.
FISV’s Market Performance
FISV stocks went up by 6.07% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.91% and a quarterly performance of 6.11%, while its annual performance rate touched 3.26%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.46% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.24% for Fiserv Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.21% for FISV stocks with a simple moving average of -0.17% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of FISV
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for FISV stocks, with Loop Capital repeating the rating for FISV by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for FISV in the upcoming period, according to Loop Capital is $108 based on the research report published on September 22nd of the current year 2020.
Compass Point, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FISV reach a price target of $130. The rating they have provided for FISV stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on September 17th, 2020.
Mizuho gave a rating of “Buy” to FISV, setting the target price at $145 in the report published on August 27th of the current year.
FISV Trading at 4.33% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought FISV to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.63% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.24%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.46%, as shares surge +1.09% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.77% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, FISV rose by +6.07%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -10.52% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $100.09. In addition, Fiserv Inc. saw -9.84% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at FISV starting from YABUKI JEFFERY W, who sale 30,000 shares at the price of $102.44 back on Sep 16. After this action, YABUKI JEFFERY W now owns 215,537 shares of Fiserv Inc., valued at $3,073,299 using the latest closing price.
New Omaha Holdings L.P., the 10% Owner of Fiserv Inc., sale 5,000,000 shares at $98.00 during a trade that took place back on Aug 21, which means that New Omaha Holdings L.P. is holding 105,425,667 shares at $490,000,000 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for FISV
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +17.83 for the present operating margin
- +48.35 for the gross margin
The net margin for Fiserv Inc. stands at +8.77. The total capital return value is set at 5.52, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.82. Equity return is now at value 2.60, with 1.10 for asset returns.
Based on Fiserv Inc. (FISV), the company’s capital structure generated 68.66 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 40.71. Total debt to assets is 29.20, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 67.36. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 39.94.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 1.08B with total debt to EBITDA at 6.51. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.25, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.72 and the total asset turnover is 0.23. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.08.