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 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, 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. 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.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of FISV is 1.17.
FISV has a 52-week high of 127.46 and a 52-week low of 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 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 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.