| First Data engages in commerce-enabling technology and solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and card issuers. Co.'s segments include: Global Business Solutions, which provides businesses with a range of solutions at the point of sale, including merchant acquiring, eCommerce, mobile commerce, and other business solutions; Global Financial Solutions, which provides credit card and loan account processing, commercial payments, customer communications, plastics solutions, customer service, and other products to support issuers; and Network and Security Solutions, which provides a range of network solutions and security, risk and fraud management solutions to its clients. We show 16 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of FDC's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of FDC shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like FDC versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching FDC by allowing them to research FDC shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.