The shares of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has been pegged with a rating of Buy by Buckingham Research in its latest research note that was published on February 7th, 2019. The research company has also assigned a $100 price target. Buckingham Research wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Fiserv, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. SunTrust advised investors in its research note published on January 29th, 2019, to Hold the FISV stock. The stock had earned Outperform rating from RBC Capital Mkts when it published its report on January 28th, 2019. The stock was given Outperform rating by William Blair in its report released on January 22nd, 2019. Stephens was of a view that FISV is Overweight in its latest report on January 16th, 2019. Edward Jones thinks that FISV is worth Buy rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on December 20th, 2018.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 6 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 9 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $90.13. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 26.25% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 64.66.
The shares of the company added by 2.01% during the trading session on Friday, reaching a low of $84.94 while ending the day at $86.39. During the trading session, a total of 3.61 million shares were traded which represents a 27.12% incline from the average session volume which is 4.96M shares. FISV had ended its last session trading at 84.69. Fiserv, Inc. currently has a market cap of $33.97B, while its P/E ratio stands at 29.70, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 5.83, with a beta of 0.83. Fiserv, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 2.60, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.10. FISV 52-week low price stands at $68.43 while its 52-week high price is $86.29.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.84 earnings per share which is below the $0.85 predicted by most analysts. The Fiserv, Inc. generated $1,551.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $1,548.56 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.75 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 10.71%. Fiserv, Inc. has the potential to record 2.91 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at SunTrust published a research note on October 25th, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) is now rated as Buy. SunTrust also rated VST as Downgrade on January 29th, 2019, with its price target of $1.50 suggesting that VST could surge by 15.95% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $26.04/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 1.96% to reach $31.59/share. It started the day trading at $26.62 and traded between $25.995 and $26.55 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that VST’s 50-day SMA is 24.54 while its 200-day SMA stands at 23.73. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 4.03M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 4.31 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -1.26%. Looking further, the stock has raised 15.84% over the past 90 days while it gained 15.94% over the last six months.
The Vanguard Group Inc meanwhile sold more VST shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $926,315,257 worth of shares. Fidelity Management Research Co followed the path by increasing its VST portfolio by +58.07% in the quarter. This means that Fidelity Management Research Co bought 11,260,317 shares in the last quarter and now controls 30,650,030 shares of the VST stock, with the valuation hitting $769,622,253.
Similarly, Qatar Investment Authority decreased its Vistra Energy Corp. shares by 0.00% during the recently filed quarter. After selling 0 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 22,880,381 shares of Vistra Energy Corp. which are valued at $574,526,367. In the same vein, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased its Vistra Energy Corp. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -137,120 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 16,176,437 shares and is now valued at $406,190,333. Following these latest developments, around 0.20% of Vistra Energy Corp. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.