|Bid||68.87 x 100|
|Ask||73.00 x 100|
|Day's Range||71.00 - 72.11|
|52 Week Range||58.67 - 74.46|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.71|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Fiserv will eventually enable voice banking on Google Assistant and the Apple HomePod, too.
Partnership with SISCOOP is one of Fiserv's (FISV) multiple strategic business moves that the company has been undertaking to enhance its digital banking and payment solutions suite.
Mastercard (MA) is being covered by 37 analysts in April 2018, two of whom have suggested “holds” and 19 of whom have suggested “buys” on the stock. The company has received “strong buy” ratings from 16 analysts. Last month, MA was covered by 38 analysts, 18 of whom suggested “strong buys” and two of whom suggested “holds.” Another 18 analysts recommended “buys” on the stock in the month.
This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting FISV. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding FISV totaled $17.59 billion.
Mastercard’s (MA) total operating expenses rose from $5 billion in 2016 to $5.8 billion in 2017, representing an increase of 17% mainly due to a rise in general and administrative expenses from $3.7 billion in 2016 to $4.5 billion in 2017. The components of the company’s total operating expenses include provisions for litigation settlements, advertising and marketing, depreciation and amortization, and general and administrative expenses. Mastercard saw a rise in its professional fees from $337 million in 2016 to $355 million in 2017 mainly resulting from consulting costs with respect to mergers and acquisitions.
Mastercard (MA) is expected to report EPS (earnings per share) of $1.25 in 1Q18, implying a rise year-over-year as well as sequentially. The primary driver of this increase has been MA’s adoption of digital methods of payment, which means more revenue for the giant payment service company. Mastercard’s revenue has a direct relationship with consumer spending. A rise in spending activity means a rise in its revenue.
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This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting FISV. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding FISV totaled $14.21 billion.
This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting FISV. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding FISV totaled $9.44 billion.
In fiscal 2017, Visa (V) incurred total operating expenses of $6.2 billion compared to $7.1 billion in fiscal 2016—a fall of 14%. Between fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2017, the company saw an 18% rise in personnel expenses on the back of a rise in its number of employees and a rise in incentive compensation. Visa incurred marketing expenses of $922 million in fiscal 2017 compared to $869 million in fiscal 2016—a rise of 6%.
On February 27, 2018, Visa (V) announced that it had added 14 technology companies to its Visa Ready for Transit program. In November 2017, the company began the program, initially adding Worldline and Vix. Visa’s management has a positive outlook on this program. According to top management, transit companies are keen to learn how the advancements being made in the payment space can streamline the customer commuting experience.
The People’s Bank of China has announced that it will be allowing foreign companies to enter its domestic payments market. Mastercard (MA) and Visa (V) will be increasing their presences in China if they comply with the requirements being laid out. There’s a huge opportunity in China’s payment market, which could prove beneficial for the payment giants (XLF).
This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting FISV. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding FISV totaled $12.54 billion.
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Rising adoption of Fiserv's (FISV) DNA & other digital banking solutions by banks and credit unions is expected to remain the key growth driver in the coming days.