Just How Positive is JP Morgan on Fidelity Nat’l Info (NYSE:FIS) Following Their Upgrade?


Fidelity Nat’l Info (NYSE:FIS) Stock Upgrade

It will be interesting to watch today’s trading of shares of Fidelity Nat’l Info (NYSE:FIS) as JP Morgan hiked the stock from a Neutral to a respectable Overweight.

From a total of 16 analysts covering Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) stock, 11 rate it a ”Buy”, 0 a “Sell”, and 6 a ”Hold”. This means that 65% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is $85 while the lowest target price is $63. The mean of all analyst targets is $76.13 with a 20.21% above today’s ($65.72) stock price. Fidelity National Information Services was the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Goldman Sachs reinitiated shares on December 1 with “Neutral” rating. JP Morgan maintained shares with “Neutral” rating and $70 target share price in a report from an August 14. Cowen & Co initiated FIS stock in a recent report from September 30 with “Outperform” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the rating on August 13. Oppenheimer has a “Outperform” rating and a $80 price target on shares. Finally, RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in a report issued on an August 26.

Approximately 4.44 million shares of stock traded hands or 108.45% up from the average. Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) has risen 0.53% since April 29, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.73% the S&P500.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. is a well-known provider of banking and payments technology, consulting and outsourcing solutions. The company has a market cap of $18.55 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Financial Solutions Group provides services and software to satisfy the processing, technology, and outsourcing needs of its financial institution clients in North America. It has 25.49 P/E ratio. Payment Solutions Group provides services and software for the electronic funds transfer, card processing, item processing, bill payment, and government payments processing needs of its clients in North America.

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