FIS Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology and Platform Securities' parent company, today reported that second quarter revenue increased 45.3 percent on a reported basis to $2.3 billion from $1.6 billion in the prior year quarter.  

Key facts

  • Reported revenue grew 45.3 percent, and organic revenue grew 5.4 percent
  • Diluted EPS from continuing operations was $0.36, and Adjusted EPS was $0.90
  • Net cash provided by operating activities of $435 million and free cash flow of $291 million
  • Management raises FY 2016 Guidance

Operating income decreased 1.4 percent to $283 million in the second quarter of 2016, from $287 million in the prior year quarter, with operating income margin of 12.3 percent for the quarter. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders was $120 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, compared to $242 million, or $0.85 per diluted share in the prior year quarter, a decrease of 57.6 percent. Declines in operating income and net earnings were driven by M&A-related items, including the gain on the sale of gaming contracts in the prior year quarter and charges related to the SunGard acquisition in the current year quarter.

For the second quarter, organic revenue increased 5.4 percent. Adjusted EBITDA increased 12.7 percent to $696 million in the second quarter 2016, from $617 million adjusted combined EBITDA in the prior year quarter, while adjusted EBITDA margin was 29.4 percent. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations attributable to common stockholders was $295 million for the quarter, or $0.90 per share compared to $0.74 per share in the prior year period, an increase of 21.6 percent.

“We are pleased with our second quarter results. We continue to drive strong momentum, building on the sales successes started last year,” said Gary Norcross, president and chief executive officer, FIS. “The strength of our business model gives us confidence that we will continue to deliver positive results for our clients and shareholders and achieve our increased goals for the year.”

The comparisons of reported results for 2016 to those in 2015 remain significantly impacted by the acquisition of SunGard, which closed on November 30, 2015, and will continue to be impacted for the remainder of 2016. 

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