Is Total System Services Inc (NYSE:TSS) a Buy? The Stock Reported Less Sellers

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1.03 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 52 investors sold Total System Services, Inc. shares while 178 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 139.23 million shares or 2.18% more from 136.26 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
172,829 are owned by Manufacturers Life Insur Company The. The Georgia-based Advisory Services Networks Limited Com has invested 0.02% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Hudson Bay Capital L P stated it has 0.2% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Bbt Mgmt Ltd Co reported 0.3% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.05% or 295,198 shares. First Citizens National Bank & Trust & Tru Co has 78,350 shares for 0.77% of their portfolio. Aperio Lc accumulated 56,890 shares. Hanson Mcclain holds 0% of its portfolio in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 126 shares. Hanseatic Management Svcs holds 169 shares. Quantbot L P owns 0.39% invested in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 48,429 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has 651,187 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Glenmede Na reported 328,084 shares stake. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 166,278 shares stake. Amica Mutual Co reported 5,944 shares. Contravisory Mngmt Inc has invested 0.19% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS).

Since September 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $7.86 million activity. 11,273 shares were sold by GRIFFITH G SANDERS III, worth $1.03M. Another trade for 10,739 shares valued at $979,687 was sold by Todd Paul M. Another trade for 47,812 shares valued at $4.36 million was sold by WOODS M TROY. 8,632 shares valued at $787,471 were sold by Watson Patricia A on Friday, February 8.

The stock of Total System Services Inc (NYSE:TSS) registered a decrease of 10.11% in short interest. TSS’s total short interest was 2.31M shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 10.11% from 2.57 million shares, reported previously. With 1.39 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their TSS’s short positions. The short interest to Total System Services Inc’s float is 1.29%.

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $94.3. About 358,442 shares traded. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 8.05% since March 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.68% the S&P500.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $16.68 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Netspend. It has a 30.03 P/E ratio. It offers general purpose reloadable prepaid and payroll cards, demand deposit accounts, and other financial service solutions to the underbanked and other clients and businesses.

Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Total System Services had 8 analyst reports since September 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, October 24 report. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, October 24. As per Thursday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 5 by Citigroup.

Another recent and important Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “Oppenheimer Upgrades Credit Card Processor Total System Services (NYSE:TSS): 3 Reasons Why – Benzinga” on September 06, 2018.

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