First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) Performance Analysis


First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $17.14. The stock traded with the volume of 2.83 Million in the last trading session. First Data Corporation opened at $14.97 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.39%. The Bid price in the last session was $14.84 x 10800 and the Ask price was $14.85 x 9500. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

First Data Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 13.53 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $17.45 and 52-Week Low of $8.37 and it touched its 52-week high on Dec 7, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

First Data Corporation reported its last Earnings on Nov 07 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.34/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.34/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 0%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 7 – Feb 13 (Est.).

25 number of analysts also provided their insight on First Data Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $17.14. They also projected Low Price Target as $12 while High Price Target is set at $21.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 0 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.0 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

First Data Corporation annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 9.93. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.17 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 12.91, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 28.48 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 10.64.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.9 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -126.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 0%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.93% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 6.88 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 16.24 percent.

A look at performance overview of First Data Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -2.43 percent while Performance Month is 6%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 10.41% and Half Year Performance value stands at 17.39%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -11.61 percent. First Data Corporation has its YTD performance of -7.3 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 26 Oct 2016 where Chief Executive Officer Bisignano (Frank J) did a transaction type “Gift” in which 754 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Chief Executive Officer Bisignano (Frank J) who also initiated a transaction in which 1885 shares were traded on 26 Oct 2016 as “Gift”. On 25 Oct 2016 Chief Executive Officer Bisignano (Frank J) traded 15082 shares as “Gift” at $0. Chief Executive Officer Bisignano (Frank J) Gift 15082 shares on 25 Oct 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Wedbush on 9-Sep-16 who Initiated the stock  to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 31-Aug-16, Jefferies took an action “Initiated”  to Buy. On 19-Jul-16, the stock was Initiated to Overweight by Piper Jaffray.