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Fidelity National Information Services, Inc is an information technology services business based in the US. Fidelity National Information Services shares (FIS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Fidelity National Information Services employs 55,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$12.2 billion.

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  3. Search for Fidelity National Information Services Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FIS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Fidelity National Information Services reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Fidelity National Information Services, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fidelity National Information Services. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Fidelity National Information Services share price

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Fidelity National Information Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-24.
52-week rangeUSD$91.68 - USD$158.21
50-day moving average USD$146.5871
200-day moving average USD$135.3078
Wall St. target priceUSD$165.42
PE ratio 630.3913
Dividend yield USD$1.4 (0.97%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.052

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Is it a good time to buy Fidelity National Information Services stock?

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Fidelity National Information Services price performance over time

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Is Fidelity National Information Services under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fidelity National Information Services stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fidelity National Information Services's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fidelity National Information Services's P/E ratio

Fidelity National Information Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 630x. In other words, Fidelity National Information Services shares trade at around 630x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Fidelity National Information Services's PEG ratio

Fidelity National Information Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3532. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fidelity National Information Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fidelity National Information Services's EBITDA

Fidelity National Information Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fidelity National Information Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fidelity National Information Services financials

Revenue TTM USD$12.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.68%
Gross profit TTM USD$3.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.67%
Return on equity TTM 0.13%
Profit margin 0.25%
Book value $79.358
Market capitalisation USD$89.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fidelity National Information Services shares

There are currently 7.3 million Fidelity National Information Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest". This figure is 3% down from 7.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fidelity National Information Services shares can be evaluated.

Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fidelity National Information Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fidelity National Information Services shares traded daily (recently around 3.6 million). Fidelity National Information Services's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Fidelity National Information Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 shares are currently held short.

However Fidelity National Information Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fidelity National Information Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fidelity National Information Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fidelity National Information Services's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fidelity National Information Services shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0119% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fidelity National Information Services shares, roughly 12 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fidelity National Information Services.

Find out more about how you can short Fidelity National Information Services stock.

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Fidelity National Information Services.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Fidelity National Information Services's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 16.68

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fidelity National Information Services's overall score of 16.68 (as at 08/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fidelity National Information Services is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.61/100

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental score of 1.61 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fidelity National Information Services's social score

Social score: 9.68/100

Fidelity National Information Services's social score of 9.68 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Fidelity National Information Services's governance score

Governance score: 4.4/100

Fidelity National Information Services's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fidelity National Information Services's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Fidelity National Information Services scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Fidelity National Information Services has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-08-01.

Total ESG score 16.68
Total ESG percentile 16.76
Environmental score 1.61
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.68
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 4.4
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 1

Fidelity National Information Services share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 608.7% of net profits

Recently Fidelity National Information Services has paid out, on average, around 608.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fidelity National Information Services shareholders could enjoy a 0.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fidelity National Information Services's case, that would currently equate to about $1.4 per share.

Fidelity National Information Services's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Fidelity National Information Services's most recent dividend payout was on 25 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Fidelity National Information Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fidelity National Information Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $91.68 up to $158.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FIS.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fidelity National Information Services's is 0.7341. This would suggest that Fidelity National Information Services's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fidelity National Information Services overview

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. operates as a financial services technology company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Banking Solutions, and Capital Market Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment offers merchant acquiring, integrated payment, and global e-commerce solutions. The Banking Solutions segment provides core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, including Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card and retail payment solutions; wealth and retirement solutions; and item processing and output services. The Capital Market Solutions segment offers securities processing and finance, global trading, asset management and insurance, and corporate liquidity solutions. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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