Analyst Ratings for Fiserv Inc. (FISV)Updated: 2017-07-28
Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, FISV received an average rating of Hold.
6 analysts declared FISV a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 17 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.
A number of analysts gave price targets for FISV. The highest price target was 146.25, which equates to a potential upside of 15.86 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 97, which equates to a potential downside of -23.16 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.59 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.1 percent in FY estimates.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of FISV to grow at a rate of 26.94 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of FISV is 1.17.
In the trailing 52-weeks, FISV hit 127.46 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 92.81. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.01 percent, and 0.97 percent below the high. FISV has a price/earnings ratio of 31.48. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FISV value stock report compares FISV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FISV is $26.97 billion. FISV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.