Media coverage about Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fiserv earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.6285301424312 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Fiserv (NASDAQ FISV) opened at $142.58 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $29,713.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.28, a PEG ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 0.82. Fiserv has a 52 week low of $104.51 and a 52 week high of $142.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on FISV shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fiserv from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $126.00 price target on shares of Fiserv in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $128.00 price target on shares of Fiserv in a research note on Sunday, October 8th. Robert W. Baird increased their target price on shares of Fiserv from $146.00 to $160.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of Fiserv from $126.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $134.65.

In other news, insider Jeffery W. Yabuki sold 17,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.18, for a total transaction of $2,230,060.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Jeffery W. Yabuki sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.35, for a total transaction of $256,700.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 236,835 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $30,397,772.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 49,439 shares of company stock valued at $6,605,353. 1.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Fiserv Company Profile

Fiserv, Inc is a provider of financial services technology. The Company provides account processing systems; electronic payments processing products and services, such as electronic bill payments, transaction processing, account-to-account transfers, and person-to-person payments; Internet and mobile banking systems, and related services, including document and payment card production and distribution, and lending and risk management products and services.

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