Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, January 22nd. Analysts expect Total System Services to post earnings of $0.79 per share for the quarter.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The credit services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $852.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $842.30 million. Total System Services had a return on equity of 26.25% and a net margin of 8.73%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.71 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Total System Services to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Total System Services (TSS) opened at $82.00 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $15,075.37, a PE ratio of 36.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 1.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03. Total System Services has a 12-month low of $49.98 and a 12-month high of $82.57.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st were given a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 20th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.63%. Total System Services’s payout ratio is 23.11%.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Total System Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $88.00 target price on shares of Total System Services in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Evercore ISI raised Total System Services from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of Total System Services in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Mizuho reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Total System Services in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $74.04.

In other news, EVP Patricia A. Watson sold 23,608 shares of Total System Services stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.01, for a total transaction of $1,747,228.08. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 21,112 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,562,499.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 2.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Total System Services Company Profile

Total System Services, Inc (TSYS) is a payment solutions provider that provides payment processing services, merchant services and related payment services to financial and non-financial institutions. The Company’s segments include North America Services, Merchant Services, NetSpend and International Services.

Earnings History for Total System Services (NYSE:TSS)

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