Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, January 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.79 per share for the quarter.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The credit services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $852.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $842.30 million. Total System Services had a return on equity of 26.25% and a net margin of 8.73%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $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 (NYSE TSS) opened at $82.00 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $15,075.37, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.83 and a beta of 1.10. Total System Services has a twelve month low of $49.98 and a twelve month high of $82.57.

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

In other news, EVP Patricia A. Watson sold 23,608 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on 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 completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 21,112 shares in the company, valued at $1,562,499.12. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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

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About Total System Services

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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