Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE:FIS) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock investors bought 1,677 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 730% compared to the average daily volume of 202 call options.

Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS) opened at $95.08 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87. Fidelity National Information Servcs has a 1-year low of $75.40 and a 1-year high of $96.67. The company has a market capitalization of $31,800.97, a P/E ratio of 22.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.89.

Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE:FIS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The information technology services provider reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.06 by $0.12. Fidelity National Information Servcs had a return on equity of 14.05% and a net margin of 5.82%. The company had revenue of $2.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.22 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.00 EPS. Fidelity National Information Servcs’s quarterly revenue was down 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Fidelity National Information Servcs will post 4.41 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.29 per share. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. Fidelity National Information Servcs’s dividend payout ratio is presently 71.60%.

In related news, Director James B. Stallings, Jr. sold 8,486 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.87, for a total value of $779,608.82. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 12,317 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,131,562.79. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Stephan A. James sold 3,600 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.87, for a total value of $341,532.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 29,498 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,798,475.26. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 87,633 shares of company stock valued at $8,146,090 in the last three months. 2.66% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. WFG Advisors LP raised its position in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 99.8% during the 2nd quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,187 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 593 shares during the period. Motco raised its position in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 12.3% during the 2nd quarter. Motco now owns 1,192 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 131 shares during the period. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $103,000. IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 6.8% during the 2nd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,317 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 84 shares during the period. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs by 77.0% during the 2nd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,439 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock worth $123,000 after purchasing an additional 626 shares during the period. 87.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

FIS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Barclays increased their price target on Fidelity National Information Servcs from $102.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $102.00 price target on shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs in a report on Friday, September 8th. BidaskClub raised Fidelity National Information Servcs from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs in a report on Sunday, November 12th. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Fidelity National Information Servcs in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $99.20.

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About Fidelity National Information Servcs

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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