ACIW:NSD-ACI Worldwide, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software—Infrastructure | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 24.15

Change

+0.54 (+2.29)%

Market Cap

USD 2.69B

Volume

1.47M

Average Target Price

USD 41.00 (+69.77%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

ACI Worldwide, Inc. provides software products and services for facilitating electronic payments to banks, financial intermediaries, merchants, and corporates worldwide. It offers UP Retail Payments solution that enables banks to accept, authorize, route, and secure payment transactions; and ACI Card and Merchant Management solutions, including credit, debit, smart card, and prepaid card issuance and management, as well as merchant account management and settlement. The company also provides UP Immediate Payments solution, which provides connectivity to country-level real-time payment schemes and create various products; and UP Real-Time Payments solution that allows banks to address RTGS, SWIFT messaging, ACH, and real-time payments. In addition, it offers Postilion; ACI PAY.ON Payments Gateway; ACI ReD Shield, a real-time fraud prevention solution, as well as UP eCommerce Payments solution; and UP Payments Risk Management solution and ACI Universal Online Banker platform. Further, the company provides UP Bill Payment solutions, which enable customers to present bills and collect payments from consumers electronically through a single and integrated platform that controls bill payments operation. Additionally, it offers bill presentment and payment collection services to consumer finance, insurance, healthcare, higher education, tax, and utility sectors; and implementation services, including installations, product configurations, and custom software modifications; business and technical consultancy, and on-site support services, as well as distributes or acts as a sales agent for software developed by third parties. The company markets its products and services under the ACI Worldwide, ACI Universal Payments, and ACI UP brand names. The company was formerly known as Transaction Systems Architects, Inc. and changed its name to ACI Worldwide, Inc. in July 2007. ACI Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Naples, Florida.

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ETFs Containing ACIW

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software—Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -36.26% 26% F 33% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -36.26% 26% F 33% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -27.28% 42% F 50% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -27.28% 42% F 47% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 11.60% 47% F 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 11.60% 47% F 63% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 12.11% 47% F 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 12.11% 47% F 65% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.84% 86% B 71% C-
Risk Adjusted Return 67.88% 66% D 76% C
Market Capitalization 2.69B 62% D- 86% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software—Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 40.65 53% F 22% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.38 70% C- 36% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 19.55 38% F 12% F
EV/EBITDA 19.92 28% F 13% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 6.16% 72% C- 60% D-
Return on Invested Capital 6.65% 68% D+ 62% D-
Return on Assets 3.39% 75% C 75% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 119.19% 31% F 18% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.84 19% F 18% F
Short Percent 7.33% 40% F 35% F
Beta 1.46 25% F 25% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector