Total System Services Receives a Rating Update from a Top Analyst

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, Ken Usdin from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Total System Services (NYSE: TSS), with a price target of $59. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $67.57, close to its 52-week high of $70.62.

According to, Usdin is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 19.6% and a 88.7% success rate. Usdin covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Government Properties Income Trust, Old National Bancorp Capital, and Discover Financial Services.

Total System Services has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $69.50.

The company has a one-year high of $70.62 and a one-year low of $46.22. Currently, Total System Services has an average volume of 1.26M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 54 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in August 2017, Philip Tomlinson, a Director at TSS sold 220,974 shares for a total of $14,063,890.

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Total System Services, Inc. provides electronic payment processing services to banks and other financial institutions. It operates through the following segments: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services and NetSpend.