Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS] moved down -1.36: Why It’s Important

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [NYSE: FIS] loss -1.36% or -2.0 points to close at $144.97 with a heavy trading volume of 2324368 shares. The company report on November 12, 2020 that FIS to Present at Upcoming Conferences.

FIS® (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, will present on Mon., Nov. 16, 2020, at the Stephens Annual Investment Conference at 2:00 p.m. (EST) and Wed., Nov. 18, 2020 at Citi’s 2020 Financial Technology Virtual Conference at 4:30 p.m. (EST).

A live audio webcast, as well as a replay, will be accessible from the Investor Relations page of the FIS website at

It opened the trading session at $146.41, the shares rose to $146.50 and dropped to $144.97, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for FIS points out that the company has recorded 6.21% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -58.13% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 3.11M shares, FIS reached to a volume of 2324368 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for FIS shares is $163.64 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on FIS stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Loop Capital have made an estimate for Fidelity National Information Services Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on September 22, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Compass Point raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on September 17, 2020, representing the official price target for Fidelity National Information Services Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $165, while Mizuho analysts kept a Buy rating on FIS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Fidelity National Information Services Inc. is set at 4.10, with the Price to Sales ratio for FIS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 7.03. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.83, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 7.65. Price to Free Cash Flow for FIS in the course of the last twelve months was 34.29 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.

Trading performance analysis for FIS stock

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.99. With this latest performance, FIS shares gained by 3.03% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 6.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 5.31% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for FIS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 57.09, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 60.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.50 for Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 142.44, while it was recorded at 145.34 for the last single week of trading, and 137.93 for the last 200 days.

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS] shares currently have an operating margin of +17.03 and a Gross Margin at +36.03. Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.88.

Return on Total Capital for FIS is now 3.94, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 0.69. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 1.00, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.55. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 42.04. Additionally, FIS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 29.60, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 24.80. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 35.79, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 25.20.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS] managed to generate an average of $5,418 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.23 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.19.Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. posted 1.57/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.53/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for FIS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Fidelity National Information Services Inc. go to 12.25%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [FIS]

There are presently around $82,440 million, or 92.90% of FIS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FIS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 49,502,568, which is approximately -1.036% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 42,328,941 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $6.14 billion in FIS stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $5.64 billion in FIS stock with ownership of nearly -5.743% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Fidelity National Information Services Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 510 institutional holders increased their position in Fidelity National Information Services Inc. [NYSE:FIS] by around 44,590,587 shares. Additionally, 536 investors decreased positions by around 39,470,628 shares, while 188 investors held positions by with 484,611,183 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 568,672,398 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FIS stock had 112 new institutional investments in for a total of 21,776,917 shares, while 122 institutional investors sold positions of 8,477,145 shares during the same period.

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