First Data Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 2.2% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 19.67% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 67.59% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of First Data Corporation has a positive value of 9.66 compared to overall market. First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) has climbed 1.15% in the past week and advanced 2.53% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.34% and the outperformance has advanced to 0.69% for the last 4 weeks period.
First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $15.55 and hit $15.825 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $15.82, with a gain of 1.87% or 0.29 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,820,309 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $16.11 and the company has a market cap of $14,412 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $8.37 .
First Data Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 7, 2016. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.34. The company had revenue of $2936.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2986.19 million. The companys revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.First Data Corp was Initiated by Cantor Fitzgerald to Neutral on Jan 27, 2017. First Data Corp was Initiated by Guggenheim to Buy on Dec 20, 2016. First Data Corp was Downgraded by Goldman to Neutral on Dec 16, 2016. First Data Corp was Initiated by Northcoast on Dec 12, 2016 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $18.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 15, 2016, James E Nevels (director) purchased 100 shares at 13.88 per share price.On May 31, 2016, Joseph J Plumeri (director) purchased 250,000 shares at 12.44 per share price.On May 19, 2016, Scott C Nuttall (director) purchased 100,000 shares at 10.61 per share price.
First Data Corporation is a commerce-enabling technology and solutions company. It provides merchant transaction processing and acquiring; credit, retail and debit card issuing and processing; prepaid services and check verification, settlement and guarantee services. First Data Corporation is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.