There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Fiserv, Inc. (FI) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.03, or 0.02%, to $124.86. The Fiserv, Inc. has recorded 104,657 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Fiserv Provides Preliminary 2024 Outlook and Expectations for Medium Term Outlook at its Investor Conference.
This NYSE-listed company operates within the Information Technology Services industry segment, falling under the Technology sector. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $124.83 and fluctuated between $127.94 as its day high and $124.11 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Fiserv, Inc. is $74.92B. A total of 4.48 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.52M shares.
Insider trades can also provide insight into a stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, FI has seen 0 BUY and 4 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 23,031 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 22 BUYs and 52 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 625,569 shares during that period but sold 7,647,275.
In the most recent transaction, Chiarello Guy sold 6,750 shares of FI for 113.90 per share on Nov 01. After the transaction, the Chief Operating Officer now owns 153,606 company shares. In a previous transaction on Oct 02, Chiarello Guy sold 6,750 shares at 112.17 per share. FI shares that Chief Operating Officer owns now total 160,356.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Chiarello Guy disposed of 6,750 shares on Sep 01 at a per-share price of $121.92. This resulted in the Chief Operating Officer holding 167,106 shares of FI after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Chiarello Guy sold 6,750 shares at $125.75 per share on Aug 01. Company shares held by the Chief Operating Officer now total 173,856.
Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for FI in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $142.20 with high estimates of $175.00 and low estimates of $120.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FI has a high of $130.74 and a low of $97.25.
As of this writing, FI has an earnings estimate of $2.15 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 28 estimates, with a high estimate of $2.19 per share and a lower estimate of $2.12. The company reported an EPS of $1.81 in the last quarter, which was 1.10% higher than expectations of $1.79.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. FI’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $835.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $21.24B in debt and $18.30B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $49.12, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $31.95B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for FI is Buy with a score of 4.22.