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How to buy Fiserv (FISV) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Fiserv stocks.
Fiserv is an information technology services business based in the US. Fiserv stocks (FISV.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $103.53 – a decrease of 2.58% over the previous week. Fiserv employs 44,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $15.8 billion.
How to buy shares in Fiserv
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – FISV – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Fiserv?
- Has coronavirus impacted Fiserv shares?
- Fiserv shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Fiserv stock a buy or sell?
- Fiserv performance over time
- Is Fiserv suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Fiserv shares over-valued?
- Fiserv's financials
- How volatile are Fiserv shares?
- Does Fiserv pay a dividend?
- Have Fiserv shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Fiserv stock price (NASDAQ:FISV)Use our graph to track the performance of FISV stocks over time.
Fiserv shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$106.30|
|52-week range||$92.06 - $127.34|
|50-day moving average||$103.03|
|200-day moving average||$110.28|
|Wall St. target price||$131.44|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.93|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Fiserv stock?
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Fiserv price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-2.58%|
|1 month (2021-12-21)||0.99%|
|3 months (2021-10-17)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-07-21)||-3.40%|
|1 year (2021-01-21)||-2.43%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||-11.86%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||36.60%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||109.57|
Is Fiserv under- or over-valued?
Valuing Fiserv stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fiserv's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Fiserv's P/E ratio
Fiserv's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 57x. In other words, Fiserv shares trade at around 57x 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.
Fiserv's PEG ratio
Fiserv's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0019. 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 Fiserv's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Fiserv's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Fiserv's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$15.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||15.66%|
|Gross profit TTM||$7.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.09%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.17%|
|Market capitalisation||$72 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Fiserv'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 Fiserv.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Fiserv's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 20.03
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fiserv's overall score of 20.03 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 19th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fiserv 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.).
Fiserv's environmental score
Environmental score: 0.35/100
Fiserv's environmental score of 0.35 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fiserv is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Fiserv's social score
Social score: 13.6/100
Fiserv's social score of 13.6 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fiserv is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Fiserv's governance score
Governance score: 5.28/100
Fiserv's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fiserv is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Fiserv's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Fiserv scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Fiserv has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Fiserv share dividends
We're not expecting Fiserv to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Fiserv's shares ever split?
Fiserv's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 20 March 2018. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Fiserv shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fiserv shares which in turn could have impacted Fiserv's share price.
Fiserv share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Fiserv's shares have ranged in value from as little as $92.06 up to $127.34. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Fiserv's is 0.8353. This would suggest that Fiserv's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Fiserv, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides payment and financial services technology worldwide. The company operates through Acceptance, Fintech, and Payments segments. The Acceptance segment provides point-of-sale merchant acquiring and digital commerce services; mobile payment services; security and fraud protection products; Carat, an omnichannel commerce solution; and Clover POS, a cloud-based point-of-sale solution. This segment distributes through various channels, including direct sales teams, strategic partnerships with agent sales forces, independent software vendors, financial institutions, and other strategic partners. The Fintech segment offers customer deposit and loan accounts, as well as manages an institution's general ledger and central information files. This segment also provides digital banking, financial and risk management, cash management, professional services and consulting, item processing and source capture, and other products and services.
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