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.
Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FISV. The maximum price target given was 146.25, implying a possible profit of 15.86 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 97, implying potential capital losses of -23.16 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.
Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.59 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.1 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
FISV has an estimated earnings growth rate of 26.94 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of FISV is 1.17.
FISV has traded between a high of 127.46 and a low of 92.81 over the past year. Today's price is 36.01 percent above the 52-week low, 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.