Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) and MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A (NASDAQ:MTEC) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Fiserv and MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fiserv||$5.82 billion||7.13||$1.19 billion||$3.10||34.09|
|MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A||N/A||N/A||-$30,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Fiserv has higher revenue and earnings than MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A.
This table compares Fiserv and MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A||N/A||1.35%||0.12%|
Risk & Volatility
Fiserv has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A has a beta of 0.06, meaning that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
29.4% of MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Fiserv shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.6% of MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Fiserv and MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Fiserv currently has a consensus target price of $106.07, indicating a potential upside of 0.37%.
Fiserv beats MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Fiserv Company Profile
Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company's Payments and Industry Products segment provides electronic bill payment and presentment services; Internet and mobile banking software and services; account-to-account transfers; person-to-person payment services; debit and credit card processing and services; payments infrastructure services; and other electronic payments software and services. This segment also offers card and print personalization services; investment account processing services for separately managed accounts; and fraud and risk management products and services. Its Financial Institution Services segment provides account processing, item processing and source capture, loan origination and servicing products, cash management and consulting services, and other products and services that support various types of financial transactions. This segment also provides ACH and treasury management, case management and resolution, and source capture optimization services to the financial services industry. The company also provides bank payment and liquidity management solutions, as well as Internet based mortgage software and mortgage lending technology solutions. It serves banks, credit unions, investment management firms, leasing and finance companies, billers, retailers, and merchants. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A Company Profile
MTech Acquisition Corp. does not have significant business. It focuses on effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company intends to invest in businesses that are ancillary to the production, distribution, and sale of cannabis. MTech Acquisition Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Orlando, Florida.
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