EPS for Quality Systems, Inc. (QSII) Expected At $0.11; Cibc Asset Management Cut Fiserv (FISV) Holding By $1.61 Million

April 25, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Cibc Asset Management Inc decreased Fiserv Inc (FISV) stake by 11.42% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Cibc Asset Management Inc sold 12,266 shares as Fiserv Inc (FISV)’s stock rose 7.86%. The Cibc Asset Management Inc holds 95,141 shares with $12.48M value, down from 107,407 last quarter. Fiserv Inc now has $28.83B valuation. The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $70.11. About 1.07M shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 21.71% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.16% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) to report $0.11 EPS on May, 18.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 38.89% from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. QSII’s profit would be $7.01 million giving it 31.16 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.09 EPS previously, Quality Systems, Inc.’s analysts see 22.22% EPS growth. It closed at $13.71 lastly. It is down 11.32% since April 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.87% the S&P500.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 sales for $11.91 million activity. YABUKI JEFFERY W had sold 17,000 shares worth $2.36M. $1.31 million worth of stock was sold by VIELEHR BYRON C on Friday, December 15. Schultz Kevin J had sold 3,439 shares worth $452,263 on Monday, December 11. DiSimone Harry also bought $49,981 worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) shares. $1.73M worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was sold by OLEARY DENIS.

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.74 earnings per share, up 17.46% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.63 per share. FISV’s profit will be $304.26 million for 23.69 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Thursday, July 30 with “Equal Weight” rating. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 5 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 7 with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 21 by Oppenheimer. JP Morgan maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) on Friday, August 14 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $12300 target in Wednesday, July 5 report. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, December 11. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi with “Buy” on Monday, January 9. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 1.

Cibc Asset Management Inc increased Steel Dynamics Inc (NASDAQ:STLD) stake by 22,490 shares to 44,131 valued at $1.90 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) stake by 3,685 shares and now owns 137,863 shares. Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.81 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.73 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold FISV shares while 292 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 177.89 million shares or 1.23% less from 180.11 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mckinley Carter Wealth Serv owns 21,522 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Smithfield Trust has invested 0.04% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 127,591 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Eagle Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). 3.16M are owned by Ww Invsts. Veritas Investment Mgmt (Uk) Limited owns 9,435 shares. Alpine Woods Investors Limited Liability reported 42,900 shares. Toronto Dominion Commercial Bank has invested 0.04% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Green Square Capital Ltd Liability reported 6,471 shares. Fred Alger Mgmt reported 0.02% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Transamerica holds 0.97% or 55,658 shares in its portfolio. Advantus Incorporated reported 21,503 shares. Northern Trust invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Ashfield Cap Ptnrs Limited Liability Company invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Pennsylvania reported 47,726 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.52, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold Quality Systems, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 42.62 million shares or 6.42% less from 45.55 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Alliancebernstein L P reported 0% stake. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny reported 16,838 shares. 180 were accumulated by Tci Wealth Advsr. Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Co reported 125,171 shares. Riverhead Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 5,484 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 22,333 shares. Sg Americas Ltd has invested 0% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). State Bank Of Mellon Corporation has invested 0% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). 97,795 were accumulated by Legal And General Public Limited Co. Schwab Charles Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) for 984,402 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Lc holds 321,785 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Exchange Cap Mgmt Incorporated reported 1,299 shares stake. State Common Retirement Fund, New York-based fund reported 1.53M shares. 124,462 were accumulated by Century. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan accumulated 20,000 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), 2 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Quality Systems Inc. had 53 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, January 25. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Topeka Capital Markets. As per Thursday, October 6, the company rating was initiated by UBS. FBR Capital maintained Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) on Thursday, July 23 with “Mkt Perform” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, September 14. The stock has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 27. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Underweight” on Tuesday, April 24. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Tuesday, May 30. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Thursday, January 25.

Quality Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and markets software and services that automate various aspects of practice management and electronic health records for medical and dental practices in the United States. The company has market cap of $873.52 million. The companyÂ’s NextGen division provides integrated clinical, financial, and connectivity solutions for ambulatory and dental well-known provider organizations. It has a 48.96 P/E ratio. The Company’s principal products include the NextGen Ambulatory product suite; interoperability solutions; and MediTouch, a cloud software suite comprising clearinghouse, PM, electronic health records, and patient portals, which enable mobility, workflow automation, and reporting and analytics.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $524,000 activity. Arnold James Robert Jr. also bought $524,000 worth of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) on Thursday, March 15.

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