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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
TSS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. TSS: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TSS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 24.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32
Equity to Asset 0.48
TSS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. TSS: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TSS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.48
0.43
0.79
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.29
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
9.25%
13.07%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.98
TSS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. TSS: 19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TSS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 18.83 Max: 21.41
Current: 19.98
17.64
21.41
Net-margin (%) 13.38
TSS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. TSS: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TSS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.29  Med: 12.95 Max: 14.53
Current: 13.38
11.29
14.53
ROE (%) 20.40
TSS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. TSS: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TSS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.05  Med: 19.70 Max: 27.25
Current: 20.4
16.05
27.25
ROA (%) 9.54
TSS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. TSS: 9.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TSS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.57  Med: 12.89 Max: 16.51
Current: 9.54
8.57
16.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 122.58
TSS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. TSS: 122.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.8  Med: 95.93 Max: 162.02
Current: 122.58
68.8
162.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
TSS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TSS: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 13.35 Max: 30.8
Current: 11.7
-1.9
30.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
TSS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. TSS: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 18.00 Max: 24.7
Current: 12.9
-15.5
24.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
TSS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. TSS: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6  Med: 14.15 Max: 23.7
Current: 8.5
-6
23.7
» TSS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

TSS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 560,253 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,672 sh (+42.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,552 sh (+6.56%)
John Keeley 15,300 sh (+4.79%)
Ken Fisher 526,911 sh (+4.76%)
James Barrow 6,712,462 sh (+0.43%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 302,252 sh (-17.86%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 91,950 sh (-36.44%)
Jim Simons 503,665 sh (-36.94%)
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Q2 2015

TSS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 29,440 sh (+239.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,384 sh (+11.02%)
John Keeley 16,325 sh (+6.70%)
Ken Fisher 548,261 sh (+4.05%)
Pioneer Investments 553,582 sh (-1.19%)
Jeremy Grantham 282,652 sh (-6.48%)
James Barrow 6,180,932 sh (-7.92%)
Jim Simons 203,265 sh (-59.64%)
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Q3 2015

TSS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 6,082 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 44,560 sh (New)
John Keeley 17,225 sh (+5.51%)
Ken Fisher 571,985 sh (+4.33%)
James Barrow 6,186,780 sh (+0.09%)
Pioneer Investments 490,997 sh (-11.31%)
CI Can Am Small Cap 69,850 sh (-24.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,253 sh (-31.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,688 sh (-32.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 186,271 sh (-34.10%)
Jim Simons 22,465 sh (-88.95%)
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Q4 2015

TSS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 484,365 sh (+2056.09%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Fisher 554,365 sh (-3.08%)
Pioneer Investments 450,447 sh (-8.26%)
James Barrow 3,749,368 sh (-39.40%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.95
TSS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. TSS: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TSS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.63  Med: 19.48 Max: 30.64
Current: 19.95
9.63
30.64
Forward P/E 14.84
TSS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
70% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. TSS: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.77
TSS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. TSS: 19.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TSS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.46  Med: 19.63 Max: 30.57
Current: 19.77
9.46
30.57
P/B 3.77
TSS's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TSS: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TSS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 3.52 Max: 6.75
Current: 3.77
2.17
6.75
P/S 2.64
TSS's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. TSS: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TSS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 2.45 Max: 4
Current: 2.64
1.28
4
PFCF 16.65
TSS's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. TSS: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TSS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.51  Med: 17.61 Max: 30.79
Current: 16.65
8.51
30.79
POCF 11.26
TSS's POCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. TSS: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TSS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 11.14 Max: 20.63
Current: 11.26
6.1
20.63
EV-to-EBIT 14.98
TSS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.28 vs. TSS: 14.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TSS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 12.60 Max: 21.6
Current: 14.98
2.2
21.6
EV-to-EBITDA 10.13
TSS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. TSS: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TSS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 8.40 Max: 14.3
Current: 10.13
1.9
14.3
Shiller P/E 27.49
TSS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. TSS: 27.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TSS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 22.64 Max: 47.16
Current: 27.49
12.6
47.16
Current Ratio 2.75
TSS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. TSS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TSS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.14 Max: 8.24
Current: 2.75
1.43
8.24
Quick Ratio 2.75
TSS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TSS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TSS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.11 Max: 8.24
Current: 2.75
1.43
8.24
Days Sales Outstanding 45.12
TSS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.48 vs. TSS: 45.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TSS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.02  Med: 50.23 Max: 52.32
Current: 45.12
42.02
52.32
Days Payable 11.25
TSS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.00 vs. TSS: 11.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TSS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.82  Med: 12.07 Max: 34.34
Current: 11.25
6.82
34.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.04
TSS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. TSS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TSS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.47
Current: 1.04
0.63
2.47
Dividend Payout 0.20
TSS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. TSS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TSS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.2
0.08
0.39
Dividend Growth (3y) 8.90
TSS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. TSS: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
TSS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 14.50 Max: 51.3
Current: 8.9
0
51.3
Forward Dividend Yield 1.03
TSS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. TSS: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.62
TSS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. TSS: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TSS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.07 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.62
0.98
3.85
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
TSS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. TSS: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TSS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 0.15 Max: 1.2
Current: 1
-0.9
1.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.40
TSS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TSS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TSS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.43 Max: 5.37
Current: 1.4
0.65
5.37
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
TSS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. TSS: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TSS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.26 Max: 4.73
Current: 1.07
0.63
4.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.64
TSS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. TSS: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 7.90 Max: 45.2
Current: 6.64
4.6
45.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.69
TSS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TSS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TSS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 21.70 Max: 28.2
Current: 0.69
-4.1
28.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2698
EPS $ 1.93
Beta1.23
Short Percentage of Float2.64%
52-Week Range $35.96 - 56.69
Shares Outstanding(Mil)183.99

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,686 2,855 3,034
EPS($) 2.02 2.43 2.63
EPS without NRI($) 2.02 2.43 2.63

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Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Total System Services Inc was incorporated in Georgia. The Company is a payment solutions provider that provides services to financial and nonfinancial institutions. It provides services through Four operating segments: North America Services, International Services, NetSpend and Merchant Services. The Company offers merchant acquiring services to financial institutions and other organizations in the United States, through its wholly owned subsidiary TSYS Acquiring Solutions, L.L.C., and in Japan through GP Network Corporation. It also offers optional value added products and services to support its core processing services. Value added products and services include: risk management tools and techniques, such as credit evaluation, fraud detection and prevention and behavior analysis tools and revenue enhancement tools and customer retention programs, such as loyalty programs and bonus rewards. With respect to the Merchant Services Segment, the Company provides third party processing services to merchant acquirers and Independent Sales Organizations and it is a direct merchant acquirer through TSYS Merchant Solutions. The Company is encountering, and in the future anticipates continuing to encounter, substantial competition from data processing, bankcard computer service firms and third-party software vendors within the United States and from certain international processors, in-country providers and third-party software vendors with respect to its International Services segment. The Company faces competition in providing electronic payment services from several different sources. Its competitor in the card processing industry is First Data Resources, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation, which provides card processing services. The Company is subject to examination by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, an interagency body comprised primarily of federal banking regulators, and also subject to examination by the various state financial regulatory agencies which supervise and regulate the financial institutions for which it provides electronic payment processing services.
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