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Is Fiserv, Inc.(NASDAQ: FISV), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Fiserv, Inc. is in the Business Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for Fiserv, Inc., is 951.96, and so far today it has a volume of 1015700. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 10.22%.

To help you determine whether Fiserv, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.54 and forward P/E is 20.25. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fiserv, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.04. P/S ratio is 4.13 and the P/B ratio is 8.47. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 84.47 and 19.62 respectively.

At the current price Fiserv, Inc. is trading at, 100.81 (1.12% today), Fiserv, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.24% after growing 0.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 77.30%, and 5.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 220.37, and the number of shares float is 219.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 89.50%. The float short is 1.44%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.32. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.60%, and also a return on investment of 12.20%.

The ability for Fiserv, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 1.72 and total debt/equity is 1.72. In terms of margins, Fiserv, Inc. has a gross margin of 45.40%, with its operating margin at 25.50%, and Fiserv, Inc. has a profit margin of 16.90%.

The 52 week high is -9.60%, with 17.73% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.95% and the 200 day simple moving average is 0.17%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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