Reviewing Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS) & Collectors Universe (CLCT)

Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE: FIS) and Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.

Volatility & Risk

Fidelity National Information Servcs has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Collectors Universe has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Fidelity National Information Servcs pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Collectors Universe pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Fidelity National Information Servcs pays out 29.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and Collectors Universe’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Servcs $9.12 billion 3.84 $1.32 billion $4.42 23.92
Collectors Universe $70.16 million 1.93 $8.50 million N/A N/A

Fidelity National Information Servcs has higher revenue and earnings than Collectors Universe.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Fidelity National Information Servcs and Collectors Universe, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fidelity National Information Servcs 0 1 11 0 2.92
Collectors Universe 0 0 0 0 N/A

Fidelity National Information Servcs presently has a consensus price target of $112.09, indicating a potential upside of 6.04%. Given Fidelity National Information Servcs’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fidelity National Information Servcs is more favorable than Collectors Universe.

Profitability

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and Collectors Universe’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fidelity National Information Servcs 15.26% 14.98% 6.36%
Collectors Universe 9.11% 41.38% 20.32%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.1% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.9% of Collectors Universe shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of Collectors Universe shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Fidelity National Information Servcs beats Collectors Universe on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fidelity National Information Servcs Company Profile

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. operates as a financial services technology company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Integrated Financial Solutions and Global Financial Solutions segments. The Integrated Financial Solutions segment offers core processing and ancillary applications; digital solutions, including Internet, mobile, and e-banking; fraud, risk management, and compliance solutions; electronic funds transfer and network services; card and retail solutions; corporate liquidity and wealth management services; item processing and output services; government payments solutions; and e-payment solutions. The Global Financial Solutions segment provides capital markets, asset management, and insurance solutions, as well as banking and payments solutions to financial institutions, such as securities processing and finance, global trading, asset management and insurance, and retail banking and payment services. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Collectors Universe Company Profile

Collectors Universe Inc. provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs and historical and sports memorabilia. The company operates through three segments: Coins; Trading Cards and Autographs; and Other High-End Collectibles. It offers independent coin authentication and grading services under the Professional Coin Grading Service brand; independent sports and trading cards authentication and grading service under the Professional Sports Authenticator brand; and independent authentication and grading service for vintage autographs and memorabilia under the PSA/DNA Authentication brand. The company also operates certified coin exchange, a subscription-based business-to-business Internet bid-ask market Website, certifiedcoinexchange.com that includes approximately 100,000 bid and ask prices for certified coins; and collectors corner, a business-to-consumer Website, collectorscorner.com, which consists of approximately 110,000 collectibles for sale. In addition, it publishes magazines that provide market prices and information for certain collectibles and high-value assets, which are accessible on its Websites; and authoritative price guides, rarity reports, and other collectibles data to provide collectors with information. Further, the company sells advertising and click-through commissions on its Collectors.com Website, as well as in the magazines; and manages and operates collectibles trade shows and conventions. Collectors Universe Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Santa Ana, California.

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