• Fidelity National: 4Q Earnings Snapshot

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $299 million.

    The Jacksonville, Florida-based company said it had net income of 91 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came to $1.60 per share.

    The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.58 per share.

    The banking and payment technologies company posted revenue of $2.17 billion in the period, which did not meet Street forecasts. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.21 billion.

    For the year, the company reported profit of $846 million, or $2.55 per share. Revenue was reported as $8.42 billion.

    Fidelity National expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.35 to $7.55 per share.

    Fidelity National shares have risen slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has increased 8 percent. The stock has risen 15 percent in the last 12 months.


    This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on FIS at https://www.zacks.com/ap/FIS

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