Total System Services, Inc. (TSS): Holding Out For A Rebound

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 29 Jan (In 16 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $1.23 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $1.16 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 18.70%, a profit margin of 13.60% and a gross margin of 34.80%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Most recently, on June 15th, 2018, Raymond James Resumed a Mkt Perform rating. Before that, on February 6th, 2018, Barclays Reiterated to Overweight. Evercore ISI Upgrade a Outperform rating on January 10th, 2018, Goldman Downgrade an Neutral rating on December 11th, 2017, and Stifel Reiterated a Hold rating on October 25th, 2017.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 185.26M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 15.47B. In the last trading day, 1,353,812 shares of Total System Services, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 1.51M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $2.50 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +3.09% and a moving average of 83.23. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$2.26 (which is -2.64%) and the stock’s moving average was 81.21. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of TSS changed by -$5.78 (which is -6.47%) and demonstrated a moving average of 85.17.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 92.95%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 94.53% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 73.91%. Using a similar metric, Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 95.30% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 90.57% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 67.01%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 2.26 over the past 9 days, 3.42 over the past two weeks, and 2.94 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $83.49 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $100.39 and a low of $75.58. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc sold more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 17,276,169 shares of the company’s stock following the subtraction of -230,090 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 9.47% stake in Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) experienced a high price of $84.41 and low point of $82.92. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 83.49 per share, following a loss of -$0.42, or -1.52% during the full day.