Global Payments Company Profile (NYSE:GPN)

About Global Payments

Global Payments logoGlobal Payments Inc. is a provider of payment technology services. The Company provides payment and digital commerce solutions. The Company operates in two segments: North America merchant services and International merchant services. The Company's North America merchant services and International merchant services segments primarily provide payment solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments and check-related services. The Company's North America merchant services and International merchant services segments target customers in various industries, including financial services, gaming, government, healthcare, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, not-for-profit organizations and utilities. The Company performs a series of services, including authorization, electronic draft capture, file transfers to facilitate funds settlement and certain exception-based, back office support services, such as chargeback and retrieval resolution.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Business Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: GPN
  • CUSIP: 37940X10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $75.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.20
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.77
  • 52-Week Range: $153,630,000.00 - $51.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 36.97
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.26
  • P/E Growth: 0.92
  • Market Cap: $11.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 153,630,000
  • Beta: 1.16
  • Net Margins: 9.37%
  • Return on Equity: 27.99%
  • Return on Assets: 6.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.52%
  • Current Ratio: 1.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.17%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 17 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: $77.13 (2.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$83.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$88.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016NomuraBoost Price Target$64.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$73.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$72.00 -> $79.00View Rating Details
6/27/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/24/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$68.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$70.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$73.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$73.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016SusquehannaBoost Price TargetNeutral$65.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$71.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$80.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$70.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
12/24/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$58.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
12/17/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$77.00View Rating Details
12/17/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00View Rating Details
12/16/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$71.00View Rating Details
12/16/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/21/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$67.50 -> $75.00View Rating Details
4/10/2015First AnalysisUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q416$0.73$0.73$568.81 million$747.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/6/2016Q316$0.67$0.70$493.79 million$497.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/11/2016$0.75$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/15/2015Q216$0.76$0.76$518.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/7/2015Q1$1.43$1.57$537.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q415$1.18$1.22$702.26 million$706.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/8/2015Q315$1.11$1.14$673.48 million$666.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/8/2015Q215$1.20$1.27$689.49 million$697.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/2/2014Q115$1.14$1.22$704.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q414$1.07$1.09$669.11 million$673.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/3/2014Q314$0.95$0.96$618.68 million$616.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/8/2014Q2$1.02$1.07$624.49 million$634.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/1/2013Q114$0.95$1.00$623.79 million$629.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q4 2013$1.02$0.98$635.63 million$618.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/2/2013Q3 2013$0.89$0.87$580.28 million$578.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/8/2013Q2 2013$0.87$0.93$574.95 million$588.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/27/2012Q113$0.87$0.88$583.49 million$590.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.89$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/2/2012$0.84$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/5/2012$0.81$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/4/2011$0.74$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.73$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/31/2011$0.64$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/6/2011$0.67$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.13 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20162$0.70$0.84$0.77
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q3 20172$0.77$0.82$0.80
Q4 20171$0.88$0.88$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.05%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:1.95% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
1.15% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.97% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.56%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/19/2016Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$74.73$485,745.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell600$73.62$44,172.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$74.34$483,210.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016David Lawrence GreenEVPSell5,702$75.06$427,992.12View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell6,360$75.21$478,335.60View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016David E MangumInsiderSell88,938$75.07$6,676,575.66View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016David E MangumCOOSell8,400$74.71$627,564.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$76.61$497,965.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell600$75.80$45,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell600$73.73$44,238.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell1,200$72.87$87,444.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell3,000$75.22$225,660.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2016Ruth Ann MarshallDirectorSell8,740$72.71$635,485.40View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell1,200$64.46$77,352.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Alan M. SilbersteinDirectorSell2,600$55.11$143,286.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016Gerald J. WilkinsDirectorSell2,035$53.48$108,831.80View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016William I. JacobsDirectorSell1,200$58.99$70,788.00View SEC Filing  
1/4/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell1,200$62.35$74,820.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015William I JacobsDirectorSell1,200$71.82$86,184.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell1,000$135.75$135,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell1,000$130.46$130,460.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2015Guido Francesco SacchiEVPSell3,440$130.40$448,576.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Jane Marie ElliottEVPSell1,700$116.32$197,744.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell2,000$116.75$233,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Gerald Thomas Jr. BalasEVPSell623$101.49$63,228.27View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Alan M SilbersteinDirectorSell1,725$101.80$175,605.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Alex W HartDirectorSell4,370$101.77$444,734.90View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Guido Francesco SacchiEVPSell1,200$90.30$108,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Jane Marie ElliottEVPSell1,250$89.44$111,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Alex W HartDirectorSell5,000$90.50$452,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Gerald Thomas Jr. BalasEVPSell2,000$85.61$171,220.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Guido Francesco SacchiEVPSell1,000$84.26$84,260.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Guido Francesco SacchiEVPSell1,000$77.54$77,540.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell2,250$71.00$159,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Alex W HartDirectorSell4,770$70.00$333,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Jane Marie ElliottEVPSell1,445$69.99$101,135.55View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell2,000$72.00$144,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell2,000$71.00$142,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Gerald J WilkinsDirectorSell2,000$70.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Gerald WilkinsDirectorSell4,000$68.50$274,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Gerald WilkinsDirectorSell4,180$66.22$276,799.60View SEC Filing  
4/16/2014Alan SilbersteinDirectorSell3,250$67.39$219,017.50View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Michael TrappDirectorSell16,022$70.23$1,125,225.06View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Gerald J WilkinsDirectorBuy1,000$59.72$59,720.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell16,992$60.02$1,019,859.84View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell85,349$60.02$5,122,646.98View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Suellyn P TornayEVPSell19,517$59.93$1,169,653.81View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013William I JacobsDirectorSell4,242$59.56$252,653.52View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Gerald J WilkinsDirectorBuy2,500$56.75$141,875.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2013Suellyn TornayEVPSell10,000$55.10$551,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2013Raymond Killian, Jr.DirectorSell15,398$56.64$872,142.72View SEC Filing  
10/4/2013Suellyn TornayEVPSell15,000$56.91$853,650.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2013Suellyn TornayEVPSell8,608$56.59$487,126.72View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell154,000$55.00$8,470,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Gerald WilkinsDirectorBuy2,967$47.97$142,326.99View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Alex HartDirectorSell4,860$48.00$233,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Gerald WilkinsDirectorBuy2,033$47.71$96,994.43View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell54,004$48.00$2,592,192.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell33,478$48.00$1,606,944.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell44,439$48.00$2,133,072.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Paul R GarciaCEOSell8,079$48.00$387,792.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Alan M SilbersteinDirectorSell4,400$46.23$203,412.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2013William I JacobsDirectorSell6,000$50.02$300,120.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Chart for Sunday, September, 25, 2016

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