Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by analysts at Morgan Stanley in a note issued to investors on Thursday.

Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $69.00 price target (up from $67.00) on shares of Total System Services in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $67.00 price objective on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Total System Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $76.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Total System Services in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $69.36.

Shares of Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) opened at $73.04 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02. The stock has a market cap of $13,496.15, a P/E ratio of 23.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 1.11. Total System Services has a 1 year low of $47.01 and a 1 year high of $73.84.

Total System Services (NYSE:TSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The credit services provider reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.07. Total System Services had a net margin of 8.73% and a return on equity of 26.25%. The firm had revenue of $852.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $842.30 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.71 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Total System Services will post 3.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of TSS. Regentatlantic Capital LLC grew its position in Total System Services by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 4,756 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $277,000 after acquiring an additional 19 shares in the last quarter. OLD National Bancorp IN grew its position in shares of Total System Services by 0.6% during the second quarter. OLD National Bancorp IN now owns 3,882 shares of the credit services provider’s stock worth $226,000 after buying an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Total System Services by 0.4% in the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 11,216 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $653,000 after purchasing an additional 44 shares in the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its holdings in Total System Services by 1.4% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 4,445 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $259,000 after purchasing an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its holdings in Total System Services by 0.5% in the second quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 12,305 shares of the credit services provider’s stock valued at $717,000 after purchasing an additional 64 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 76.93% of the company’s stock.

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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