Total System Services (TSS) Receives a Hold from Credit Suisse

By Carrie Williams

Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra maintained a Hold rating on Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) on October 24 and set a price target of $100. The company’s shares opened today at $92.55.

According to, Condra is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 75.6% success rate. Condra covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Alliance Data Systems, Paypal Holdings, and ACI Worldwide.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Total System Services with a $105.40 average price target, representing a 13.9% upside. In a report issued on October 24, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $99 price target.


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Based on Total System Services’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $156 million. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $123 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 55 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in August 2018, Patricia Watson, the Senior EVP and CIO of TSS sold 15,332 shares for a total of $1,430,422.

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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: Issuer Solutions, Merchant Solutions, Netspend, and Corporate Administration and Other.