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Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) was upgraded by equities researchers at First Analysis to an “overweight” rating in a research report issued on Friday, Stock Ratings News reports.

In other Total System Services news, CAO Dorenda Weaver unloaded 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.51, for a total value of $162,550.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 53,621 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,743,219. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) opened at 31.02 on Friday. Total System Services has a 1-year low of $22.58 and a 1-year high of $33.44. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $30.51 and a 200-day moving average of $30.82. The company has a market cap of $5.762 billion and a P/E ratio of 25.36.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 22nd. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $592.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $613.93 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. Total System Services’s revenue was up 32.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Total System Services will post $1.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

TSS has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $33.56.

Total System Services, Inc (NYSE:TSS), is a global payment solutions provider that provides services to financial and nonfinancial institutions.

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