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Is Total System Services, Inc.(NYSE: TSS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE: TSS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/30/1989. Total System Services, Inc. is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Total System Services, Inc., is 1276.5, and so far today it has a volume of 242433. Performance year to date since the 6/30/1989 is 11.01%.

To help you determine whether Total System Services, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.11 and forward P/E is 17.2. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Total System Services, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.17. P/S ratio is 3.55 and the P/B ratio is 5.22. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.24 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Total System Services, Inc. is trading at, 55.46 (0.73% today), Total System Services, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.73%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.03, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.23% after growing 34.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 17.40%, and 11.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 184.05, and the number of shares float is 179.38. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 74.30%. The float short is 1.35%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.9. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 11.70%.

The ability for Total System Services, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 8.6, and quick ratio is 8.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.5 and total debt/equity is 1.51. In terms of margins, Total System Services, Inc. has a gross margin of 34.00%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Total System Services, Inc. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -1.59%, with 48.62% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.43% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.07%.

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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