Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:US), the Jacksonville, Florida-based payment services provider, climbed the most since February after reporting third- quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates.
Fidelity National jumped $1.50, or 4.5 percent, to $34.78 at 2:39 p.m. in New York. The shares have advanced 25 percent this year through yesterday.
Third quarter net income excluding some items was 63 cents per share, compared with the 62-cent average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, the company said yesterday in a statement.
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