Metric Deep Dive: Understanding Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) Through its Ratios

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After finishing at $77.05 in the prior trading day, Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE: FIS) closed at $76.48, down -0.74%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.74 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.56 million shares were traded. FIS stock price reached its highest trading level at $76.73 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $75.6.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of FIS by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 12.78 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 9.46. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.52 and its Current Ratio is at 1.52. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.63 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.59.

On March 13, 2024, Robert W. Baird Downgraded its rating to Neutral which previously was Outperform and also upped its target price recommendation from $76 to $78.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 15 ’24 when Goldstein Jeffrey A bought 775 shares for $72.37 per share. The transaction valued at 56,087 led to the insider holds 9,052 shares of the business.

Goldstein Jeffrey A bought 899 shares of FIS for $54,228 on Jan 17 ’24. The Director now owns 8,277 shares after completing the transaction at $60.32 per share. On Jan 17 ’24, another insider, Alemany Ellen R, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 735 shares for $60.32 each. As a result, the insider paid 44,335 and bolstered with 35,333 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, FIS now has a Market Capitalization of 42859163648 and an Enterprise Value of 50495111168. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 3.79 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.39. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 5.105 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.873.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for FIS is 1.07, which has changed by 0.44985783 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, FIS has reached a high of $78.73, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $46.91. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 3.37%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 20.58%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 4.08M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4090670 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 583.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 555.80M. Insiders hold about 0.08% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 97.07% stake in the company. Shares short for FIS as of 1715731200 were 12679319 with a Short Ratio of 3.87, compared to 1713139200 on 14703406. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12679319 and a Short% of Float of 2.96.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, FIS’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.92, compared to 1.76 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.024918882The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.86.

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