Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) by 253.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,500,969 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after buying an additional 3,226,198 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC owned about 1.35% of Fidelity National Information Services worth $384,370,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America raised its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services by 0.7% in the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,266 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 9 shares during the period. Private Trust Co. NA raised its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 4,986 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $425,000 after purchasing an additional 20 shares during the period. Profund Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 8,492 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $725,000 after purchasing an additional 28 shares during the period. Pictet North America Advisors SA raised its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Pictet North America Advisors SA now owns 3,346 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $286,000 after purchasing an additional 46 shares during the period. Finally, Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Fidelity National Information Services by 0.6% in the 1st quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. now owns 8,042 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock valued at $640,000 after purchasing an additional 48 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 86.71% of the company’s stock.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) traded down 0.01% on Friday, reaching $93.81. 95,751 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $31.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 47.02 and a beta of 0.85. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. has a 52-week low of $73.25 and a 52-week high of $93.95. The company’s 50 day moving average is $92.41 and its 200-day moving average is $86.92.

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The information technology services provider reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $2.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.34 billion. Fidelity National Information Services had a net margin of 7.08% and a return on equity of 13.49%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.90 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. will post $4.28 EPS for the current year.

Fidelity National Information Services announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, August 2nd that allows the company to repurchase $4.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization allows the information technology services provider to buy up to 13.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company’s leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were paid a $0.29 dividend. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 14th. Fidelity National Information Services’s payout ratio is 58.00%.

FIS has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Fidelity National Information Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. BidaskClub raised shares of Fidelity National Information Services from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 target price on shares of Fidelity National Information Services in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $102.00 target price on shares of Fidelity National Information Services in a report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $94.00 target price (up from $92.00) on shares of Fidelity National Information Services in a report on Friday, June 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $94.27.

In other Fidelity National Information Services news, COO Anthony M. Jabbour sold 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.36, for a total value of $9,236,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 282,689 shares in the company, valued at $26,109,156.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Frank R. Martire sold 400,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.34, for a total transaction of $36,136,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 202,517 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,295,385.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 520,549 shares of company stock worth $47,224,679. Corporate insiders own 2.66% of the company’s stock.

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Fidelity National Information Services Profile

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc (FIS) is a financial services technology company. The Company operates through three segments: Integrated Financial Solutions (IFS), Global Financial Solutions (GFS), and Corporate and Other. The IFS segment is focused on serving the North American regional and community bank and savings institutions market for transaction and account processing, payment solutions, channel solutions, digital channels, risk and compliance solutions, and services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS)

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