NasdaqGS:FISV

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide.

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 23.12% per year

Risk Analysis

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow

Profit margins (12.1%) are lower than last year (24.8%)

Significant insider selling over the past 3 months

Shareholders have been diluted in the past year



Snowflake Analysis

Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Fiserv's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FISV has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.5%

FISV

0.03%

US IT

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

48.3%

FISV

30.3%

US IT

17.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: FISV exceeded the US IT industry which returned 30.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FISV exceeded the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FISVIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.5%0.03%1.1%
30 Day2.9%2.5%1.4%
90 Day11.6%2.0%3.9%
1 Year48.3%48.3%31.6%30.3%20.3%17.8%
3 Year114.6%114.6%96.0%87.6%44.8%35.4%
5 Year231.1%231.1%139.8%118.7%71.3%52.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Fiserv's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Fiserv undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

53.92x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FISV ($113.84) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($109.18)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FISV is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FISV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.9x) compared to the IT industry average (30.4x).

PE vs Market: FISV is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.9x) compared to the US market (18.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: FISV is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FISV is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the US IT industry average (3.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Fiserv forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?

23.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: FISV's forecast earnings growth (23.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: FISV's earnings (23.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: FISV's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FISV's revenue (8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: FISV's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8%).


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Past Performance

How has Fiserv performed over the past 5 years?

10.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FISV has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FISV's current net profit margins (12.1%) are lower than last year (24.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FISV's earnings have grown by 10.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FISV's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: FISV had negative earnings growth (-35%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (17%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FISV's Return on Equity (2.8%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Fiserv's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FISV's short term assets ($18.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($16.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: FISV's short term assets ($18.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($27.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: FISV's debt to equity ratio (65.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: FISV's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 111.2% to 65.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: FISV's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.8%).

Interest Coverage: FISV's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: FISV has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: FISV's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).


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Dividend

What is Fiserv's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FISV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FISV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FISV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FISV's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FISV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Fiserv's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jeff Yabuki (59yo)

14yrs

Tenure

US$12,410,769

Compensation

Mr. Jeffery W. Yabuki, also known as Jeff, B.S., has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Fiserv, Inc. He has been a Director of First Data Corporation since July 29, 2019. He served as the Chi ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD12.41M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.90M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: FISV's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: FISV's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: FISV insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$3,478,80002 Dec 19
Guy Chiarello
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
Shares30,000
Max PriceUS$115.96
BuyUS$115,87220 Nov 19
Harry DiSimone
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$116.04
SellUS$531,80005 Sep 19
Christopher Foskett
EntityIndividual
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$106.36
SellUS$4,954,20003 Sep 19
Guy Chiarello
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
Shares46,000
Max PriceUS$107.70
SellUS$177,90023 May 19
Yabuki Family Foundation, Endowment Arm
EntityCompany
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$88.95
SellUS$4,242,50021 Feb 19
Jeffery Yabuki
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman & CEO
Shares50,000
Max PriceUS$84.85

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.6%.


Management Team

  • Jeff Yabuki (59yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$12.41m
  • Marc West (60yo)

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs
  • Byron Vielehr (56yo)

    Executive VP & Senior Group President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.29m
  • Frank Bisignano (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Guy Chiarello (59yo)

    Chief Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ken Best (48yo)

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Lynn McCreary (59yo)

    Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

    • Tenure: 6.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.70m
  • Bob Hau (53yo)

    CFO & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.27m
  • Cheryl Nash

    President of Investment Services Division

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
  • Devin McGranahan (49yo)

    Executive VP & Senior Group President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.22m

Board Members

  • Heidi Miller (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Denis O'Leary (62yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$310.04k
  • Jeff Yabuki (59yo)

    Chairman & CEO

    • Tenure: 14yrs
    • Compensation: US$12.41m
  • Scott Nuttall (46yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Doyle Simons (55yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$295.04k
  • Frank Bisignano (60yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Dennis Lynch (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 7.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$306.11k
  • Alison Davis (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$285.04k
  • Henrique De Castro (53yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Harry DiSimone (64yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$314.90k

Company Information

Fiserv, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Fiserv, Inc.
  • Ticker: FISV
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$78.018b
  • Shares outstanding: 679.90m
  • Website: https://www.fiserv.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • 255 Fiserv Drive
  • Brookfield
  • Wisconsin
  • 53045
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FISVNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 1986
FIVDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURSep 1986
FIVXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesCommon StockDEEURSep 1986
0IP9LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDSep 1986
FISV *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNSep 1986
FISVWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURSep 1986
FIVETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURSep 1986

Biography

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company’s Payments and Industry Products segment provides electronic bill payment and presentment service ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/12/10 23:40
End of Day Share Price2019/12/10 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.