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Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) Chairman Philip W. Tomlinson unloaded 234,118 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.06, for a total transaction of $7,271,705.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 465,275 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $14,451,442. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse downgraded shares of Total System Services from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Tuesday, July 8th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Total System Services currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $34.57.

Shares of Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) opened at 31.65 on Wednesday. Total System Services has a 52 week low of $27.00 and a 52 week high of $33.44. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $31.79 and its 200-day moving average is $30.77. The company has a market cap of $5.877 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.88.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 22nd. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.45. The company had revenue of $602.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $595.70 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 30.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Total System Services will post $1.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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

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