Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) will post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, April 23rd. Analysts expect Total System Services to post earnings of $1.12 per share for the quarter. Total System Services has set its FY 2019 guidance at $4.75-4.90 EPS and its FY19 guidance at $4.75-4.90 EPS.Individual interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 29th. The credit services provider reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $968.62 million. Total System Services had a return on equity of 30.94% and a net margin of 14.31%. On average, analysts expect Total System Services to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of TSS stock opened at $99.62 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.57 billion, a PE ratio of 23.38, a P/E/G ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.11. The company has a quick ratio of 2.21, a current ratio of 2.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50. Total System Services has a 52-week low of $75.58 and a 52-week high of $100.39.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were issued a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.52%. Total System Services’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 12.21%.
In related news, EVP Patricia A. Watson sold 37,519 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.79, for a total value of $3,518,907.01. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 23,450 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,199,375.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP G Sanders Griffith III sold 11,273 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.23, for a total value of $1,028,435.79. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 192,324 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $17,545,718.52. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 109,640 shares of company stock valued at $10,098,506 in the last ninety days. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Robert W. Baird boosted their price objective on Total System Services from $98.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, March 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised Total System Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 28th. Nomura reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total System Services in a report on Thursday, January 31st. KeyCorp boosted their price objective on Total System Services from $90.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 30th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price objective on Total System Services to $110.00 and gave the company an “in-line” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 30th. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Total System Services has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $99.07.
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About Total System Services
Total System Services, Inc provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Issuer Solutions, Merchant Solutions, and Consumer Solutions. It offers general purpose reloadable prepaid and payroll cards, demand deposit accounts, and other financial service solutions to the underbanked and other consumers and businesses.
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