Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) EVP Dorenda K. Weaver sold 2,686 shares of Total System Services stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.81, for a total value of $235,857.66. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 49,367 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,334,916.27. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) opened at $88.42 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.09. Total System Services, Inc. has a 52 week low of $49.98 and a 52 week high of $89.92. The company has a market capitalization of $16,290.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.24, a P/E/G ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.10.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The credit services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.03. Total System Services had a return on equity of 26.21% and a net margin of 11.90%. The firm had revenue of $870.61 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $848.20 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.71 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 10.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Total System Services, Inc. will post 3.96 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of TSS. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new position in Total System Services in the second quarter valued at about $229,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in Total System Services by 16.8% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 204,210 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $11,895,000 after acquiring an additional 29,384 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in Total System Services by 10.2% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 972,297 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $56,636,000 after acquiring an additional 90,029 shares during the period. Voya Investment Management LLC grew its stake in Total System Services by 4.1% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 113,755 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $6,627,000 after acquiring an additional 4,459 shares during the period. Finally, HighTower Advisors LLC grew its stake in Total System Services by 648.7% in the second quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 70,344 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $4,106,000 after acquiring an additional 60,949 shares during the period. 76.10% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. Nomura lifted their target price on Total System Services from $87.00 to $95.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Robert W. Baird lifted their target price on Total System Services from $90.00 to $94.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $92.00 target price (up from $85.00) on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $100.00 target price (up from $85.00) on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, sixteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $81.46.

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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.

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