How to buy Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) shares in Australia

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Fidelity National Information Services Inc
NYSE: FIS - USD
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
$122.76
+ $0.32 ( + 0.26%)

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Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is a leading information technology services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$148.87 after a previous close of US$149.63. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD148.5 to a high of USD150.02. The latest price was USD149.05 (25 minute delay). Fidelity National Information Services is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Fidelity National Information Services

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Fidelity National Information Services. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FIS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Fidelity National Information Services reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$149.63, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Fidelity National Information Services, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Fidelity National Information Services. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Fidelity National Information Services stock price (NYSE:FIS)

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Fidelity National Information Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
OpenUS$148.87
HighUS$150.02
LowUS$148.5
CloseUS$149.05
Previous closeUS$149.63
Change US$-0.58
Change % -0.3876%
Volume 1,595,937
Information last updated 2021-10-23.
52-week rangeUS$114.34 - US$155.0743
50-day moving average US$122.8626
200-day moving average US$138.9592
Target priceUS$166.07
PE ratio 886.8085
Dividend yield US$1.48 (1.19%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.141

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Is it a good time to buy Fidelity National Information Services stock?

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Fidelity National Information Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $149.05

1 week (2021-10-18) 21.15%
3 months (2021-07-26) 0.42%
6 months (2021-04-26) -3.11%
1 year (2020-10-26) 6.91%
2 years (2019-10-25) 15.26%
3 years (2018-10-26) 47.04%
5 years (2016-10-26) 98.34%

Is Fidelity National Information Services under- or over-valued?

Valuing Fidelity National Information Services stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Fidelity National Information Services's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Fidelity National Information Services's P/E ratio

Fidelity National Information Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 887x. In other words, Fidelity National Information Services shares trade at around 887x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Fidelity National Information Services's PEG ratio

Fidelity National Information Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3871. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Fidelity National Information Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fidelity National Information Services's EBITDA

Fidelity National Information Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$4.6 billion (£3.3 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Fidelity National Information Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Fidelity National Information Services financials

Revenue TTM US$13.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.04%
Gross profit TTM US$4.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.41%
Return on equity TTM 0.2%
Profit margin 0.69%
Book value 78.304
Market capitalisation US$77.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Fidelity National Information Services shares

There are currently 6.0 million Fidelity National Information Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% up from 5.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Fidelity National Information Services shares can be evaluated.

Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Fidelity National Information Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Fidelity National Information Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Fidelity National Information Services shares traded daily (recently around 3.5 million). Fidelity National Information Services's SIR currently stands at 1.7. In other words for every 100,000 Fidelity National Information Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1700 shares are currently held short.

However Fidelity National Information Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Fidelity National Information Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Fidelity National Information Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Fidelity National Information Services's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Fidelity National Information Services shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0098% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Fidelity National Information Services shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Fidelity National Information Services.

Find out more about how you can short Fidelity National Information Services stock.

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Fidelity National Information Services.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Fidelity National Information Services's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 16.58

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fidelity National Information Services's overall score of 16.58 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 17th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Fidelity National Information Services is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental score

Environmental score: 1.61/100

Fidelity National Information Services's environmental score of 1.61 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fidelity National Information Services's social score

Social score: 9.68/100

Fidelity National Information Services's social score of 9.68 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Fidelity National Information Services's governance score

Governance score: 4.8/100

Fidelity National Information Services's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fidelity National Information Services is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fidelity National Information Services's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Fidelity National Information Services scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Fidelity National Information Services has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Fidelity National Information Services Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 16.58
Total ESG percentile 16.9
Environmental score 1.61
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.68
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 4.8
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 1

Fidelity National Information Services share dividends

26%

Dividend payout ratio: 25.55% of net profits

Recently Fidelity National Information Services has paid out, on average, around 25.55% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fidelity National Information Services shareholders could enjoy a 1.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fidelity National Information Services's case, that would currently equate to about $1.48 per share.

While Fidelity National Information Services's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Fidelity National Information Services may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Fidelity National Information Services's most recent dividend payout was on 23 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Fidelity National Information Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fidelity National Information Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$114.34 up to US$155.0743. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FIS.US volatility(beta: 0.82)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Fidelity National Information Services's is 0.8169. This would suggest that Fidelity National Information Services's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Fidelity National Information Services overview

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. provides technology solutions for merchants, banks, and capital markets firms worldwide. It operates through Merchant Solutions, Banking Solutions, and Capital Market Solutions segments. The Merchant Solutions segment offers merchant acquiring, integrated payment, and global e-commerce solutions. The Banking Solutions segment provides core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, including Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card and retail payment solutions; wealth and retirement solutions; and item processing and output services. The Capital Market Solutions segment offers securities processing and finance, global trading, asset management and insurance, and corporate liquidity solutions. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

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