EPS for First Data Corporation (FDC) Expected At $0.38

January 20, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

 EPS for First Data Corporation (FDC) Expected At $0.38

Analysts expect First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) to report $0.38 EPS on February, 12.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 11.76 % from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. FDC’s profit would be $389.73 million giving it 11.84 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After having $0.37 EPS previously, First Data Corporation’s analysts see 2.70 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.51% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $18. About 6.57M shares traded or 4.56% up from the average. First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) has risen 49.22% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.52% the S&P500.

First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) Ratings Coverage

Among 36 analysts covering First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. First Data Corp had 73 analyst reports since October 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) earned “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research on Tuesday, November 17. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, January 14. Credit Suisse maintained First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) rating on Thursday, July 13. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $20 target. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Friday, December 11. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, October 20. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, January 6 with “Market Perform”. Morgan Stanley maintained First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) on Tuesday, August 8 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

First Data Corporation provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers worldwide. The company has market cap of $18.46 billion. It operates through three divisions: Global Business Solutions, Global Financial Solutions, and Network & Security Solutions. It has a 23.72 P/E ratio. The Global Business Solutions segment offers retail point-of-sale merchant acquiring and e-commerce services; and mobile payment services and Webstore-in-a-box solutions, as well as its cloud Clover point-of-sale operating system, which includes a marketplace for proprietary and third-party business applications.

More important recent First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “First Data Is Bank Of America’s ‘Great Value Idea’ For 2018” on January 18, 2018, also Benzinga.com published article titled: “Najarian Brothers See Unusual Options Activity In First Data Corp And XLE”, Denverpost.com published: “First Data Corp. and Northrop Grumman revise number of layoffs — one higher …” on January 05, 2018. More interesting news about First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “A Turnaround Play On Global Payment Processing” with publication date: January 18, 2018.

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