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logoMorningstarSeptember 04, 2020

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.: FIS Sees Revenue Decline but Margin Improvement in Second Quarter

Symbols
FIS
Sector(s)
Technology
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Current Price
$128.95
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Summary

Fidelity National Information Services is the product of two significant mergers, Sungard in 2014 and the $43.6 billion acquisition of Worldpay in 2019. The company will now provide core and payment processing services to banks, as well as merchant acquiring. In addition, Fidelity provides processing software for capital markets providers, asset managers, and custodians. As of 2019, the company serves more than 20,000 institutions in over 130 countries. North America accounts for 76% of revenue; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa another 15%; while Asia accounts for 5% of total sales.

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Analyst Profile

Michael Wong

Sector Director
Michael Wong, CFA, CPA, is director of equity research, financial services, North America, for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. He is Chair of the Valuation committee. Before assuming his current role in 2017, he was a senior equity analyst, covering investment banks and brokerages. Before joining Morningstar in 2008, he worked in corporate and public accounting.Wong holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with concentrations in accounting, corporate finance, and financial services from San Francisco State University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a Certified Public Accountant. Wong has also passed the Certified Financial Manager (CFM) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams.Wong won the “Technology Thought Leadership” award at the 2016 WealthManagement.com Industry Awards for his report, The Financial Services Observer: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule for Advisors Could Reshape the Financial Sector. In 2011, he ranked second in the Investment Services industry in The Wall Street Journal’s annual “Best on the Street” analysts survey. Wong was awarded the summer 2005 Johnson & Johnson Institute of Management Accountants CFM Gold Medal.