Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) Stock: Dividend Aristocrat To Buy For The Next Decade

YABUKI JEFFERY W, Chairman and CEO, subtracted 25,000 shares of Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) from its portfolio at the rate of $116.19 per share valuing $2,904,642 on Dec 18. The insider left behind 443,490 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $117.65, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $118.36. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $115.54 and a 2nd Support Level at $114.14. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) was $116.93. Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) stock has lost -$0.15, or -0.13%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $2.44, or 2.13%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $11.23, or 10.62%. This year-to-date, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) shares have gained $1.30, or 1.12%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 679,895 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $79,119,384K. Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) generates $5,823 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,187 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 59.70%, a 3-Year Total Return of 111.91%, and a 5-year Total Return of 222.94%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) reported earnings of $1.02 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.03 per share, representing a -0.01 difference and -0.97% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.82 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.80 per share, which was a 2.50% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.14 per share. This estimate came from a total of 13 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.16 and the low estimate was $1.13. In the year-ago quarter, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) generated per-share earnings of $0.84. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +35.71%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 5 purchases (678,027 shares in total) and 14 sale (534,465 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 27 insider buys amounting to 4,408,205 shares and 36 insider sales amounting to 963,020 shares. In the past full year, 49 insider purchases were made (involving 5,153,878 shares) and 71 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,582,926 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) has a Current Ratio of 1.11, a Quick Ratio of 1.11 and a Cash Ratio of 0.21. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 259.88, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 72.21, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 52.91. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 8.07 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 259.70.