What Are The Risk Factors For Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS)?

As of Friday close, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s (NYSE:FIS) stock was up $2.55, moving up 2.71 percent to $96.50. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,532,720 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$1.77 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 3,908,320, while in the previous 50 days, it was 3,725,486.

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Since last month, FIS stock retreated -4.93%. Shares of the company fell to $91.68 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $152.20 was reached on 02/01/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $85.00. Since the beginning of this year, FIS’s stock price has dropped by -11.59% or -$12.65, and marked a new high 7 times. However, the stock has declined by -36.60% since its 52-week high.

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) last reported insider trading activity 136 days ago on Dec 29. Norcross Gary, the Chairman and CEO of the company, disposed of 20,061 shares for $109.06 on Dec 29. It resulted in a $2,187,853 divestment by the insider. Norcross Gary sold 105,000 shares at an average price of $109.66 on Dec 28. The insider now owns 830,571 shares following the transaction. On Dec 27, Chairman and CEO Norcross Gary sold 105,000 shares at $108.01 apiece. The transaction was valued at $11,340,863.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) has a P/E ratio of about 65.65. The stock’s beta is 0.70. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 4.27, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.26, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 17.20 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.47 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.47. On Thursday January 27 2022, a $0.08 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.70, while its current ratio was 0.70, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.30, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.41. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 37.70% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 5.70%. Based on annual data, FIS earned $5.2 billion in gross profit and brought in $13.88 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 0.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 1.90%.

In Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $14.21 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. FIS’s revenue rose 7.7% to $3.67 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.49 billion. While analysts expected Fidelity National Information Services Inc. to report $1.68 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.73 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 3.00%. During the quarter, the company generated $1.18 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. were 34.16 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $20.88 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $610.77 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Fidelity National Information Services Inc.’s (FIS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 43.76%, the RSI 9-day stood at 46.13% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Fidelity National Information Services Inc. price is down by -1.80% percent or -$1.77. At present, FIS shares trade -5.81% below its 20-day simple moving average and -7.79% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +4.13% above its SMA50 and -35.51% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 19.27% and Stochastic coefficient D was 12.62%, while ATR was 3.81. Given the Stochastic reading of 37.02% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 46.25%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -2.70, while the 14-day reading stands at -3.26.

Analyst Ratings

Stephens launched its rating on Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYSE: FIS) to an Overweight in a note to investors on April 06, 2022. Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms , FIS is a sell, and 8 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 5 analysts rate Fidelity National Information Services Inc. stock as buy, with 23 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $135.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $105.00 – $176.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) will achieve an average price target of $133.77.


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