Market Analysts see Fiserv Inc. [FISV] gaining to $116. Time to buy?

Fiserv Inc. [NASDAQ: FISV] traded at a high on 09/15/21, posting a 0.90 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $108.36. The company report on September 8, 2021 that NPCI and Fiserv Enable nFiNi- RuPay Credit Card Stack for Fintechs and Banks.

New nFiNi program provides a ready stack of services that fintechs and banks can use to facilitate the issuance of RuPay credit cards.

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, has entered into a first-of-its-kind collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), which leads the retail payments and settlement infrastructure in India with breakthrough products like Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Bharat Bill Payment System, and RuPay, to enable the launch of ‘nFiNi’, a ready stack of services that fintechs and banks can use to issue RuPay credit cards.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 4682640 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Fiserv Inc. stands at 3.02% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.20%.

The market cap for FISV stock reached $74.56 billion, with 663.70 million shares outstanding and 596.27 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.00M shares, FISV reached a trading volume of 4682640 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Fiserv Inc. [FISV]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for FISV shares is $142.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on FISV stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. 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.

Exane BNP Paribas have made an estimate for Fiserv Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 10, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on June 07, 2021, representing the official price target for Fiserv Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $124, while Bernstein analysts kept a Outperform rating on FISV stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Fiserv Inc. is set at 2.41, with the Price to Sales ratio for FISV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.22. Price to Free Cash Flow for FISV in the course of the last twelve months was 22.36 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.

How has FISV stock performed recently?

Fiserv Inc. [FISV] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -7.38. With this latest performance, FISV shares dropped by -3.54% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -12.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 7.72% 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 FISV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.95, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.82, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.16 for Fiserv Inc. [FISV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 112.54, while it was recorded at 110.30 for the last single week of trading, and 114.53 for the last 200 days.

Fiserv Inc. [FISV]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Fiserv Inc. [FISV] shares currently have an operating margin of +13.01 and a Gross Margin at +47.35. Fiserv Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.45.

Return on Total Capital for FISV is now 3.45, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.77. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 2.93, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.26. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Fiserv Inc. [FISV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 65.82. Additionally, FISV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 39.69, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.52. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 64.25, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 38.74.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Fiserv Inc. [FISV] managed to generate an average of $21,773 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.64 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.20.Fiserv Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.

Earnings analysis for Fiserv Inc. [FISV]

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 FISV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Fiserv Inc. go to 18.85%.

Insider trade positions for Fiserv Inc. [FISV]

There are presently around $65,655 million, or 92.80% of FISV stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FISV stocks are: KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS & CO. L.P. with ownership of 62,300,667, which is approximately -26.963% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 50,623,252 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $5.49 billion in FISV stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $5.14 billion in FISV stock with ownership of nearly 4.528% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Fiserv Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 702 institutional holders increased their position in Fiserv Inc. [NASDAQ:FISV] by around 60,113,812 shares. Additionally, 546 investors decreased positions by around 72,634,744 shares, while 202 investors held positions by with 473,152,514 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 605,901,070 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FISV stock had 137 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,356,106 shares, while 108 institutional investors sold positions of 8,659,229 shares during the same period.

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