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.
Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FISV. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 146.25, which equates to a potential upside of 15.86 percent. The minimum price target given was 97, which equates to a potential downside of -23.16 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.59 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
The growth rate of FISV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 26.94 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the 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. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. FISV has a PEG ratio of 1.17.
In the last 52-weeks, FISV has achieved a high of 127.46 and a low of 92.81. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 36.01 percent, and 0.97 percent lower than its 52-week high. FISV has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $26.97 billion. FISV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.