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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 1007.22, and so far today it has a volume of 949200. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 20.60%.

To help you determine whether Fiserv, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.18 and forward P/E is 22.16. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fiserv, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.55. P/S ratio is 4.64 and the P/B ratio is 9.18. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 87.11 and 21.11 respectively.

At the current price Fiserv, Inc. is trading at, 110.3 (0.56% 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 3.54, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.47% after growing 0.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 73.60%, and 4.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 223.5, and the number of shares float is 221.51. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.40%, and institutional ownership is at 89.70%. The float short is 1.64%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.70%, 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 1.66 and total debt/equity is 1.66. In terms of margins, Fiserv, Inc. has a gross margin of 45.00%, with its operating margin at 23.60%, and Fiserv, Inc. has a profit margin of 15.50%.

The 52 week high is 0.34%, with 41.48% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.45% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.43%.

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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