Global Payments Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.58 (+0.83 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.71 million shs
Average Volume1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.89 billion
P/E Ratio90.47
Dividend Yield0.41%
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About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Business and Consumer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment offers authorization services, settlement and funding services, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, terminal rental, sales and deployment, payment security services, consolidated billing and statements, and on-line reporting services. This segment also provides an array of enterprise software solutions that streamline business operations of its customers in various vertical markets; and value-added services, such as point-of-sale solutions, and analytic and engagement tools, as well as payroll and human capital management services. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions that enable financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through a platform; and commercial payments and ePayables solutions for businesses and governments. The Business and Consumer Solutions segment provides general-purpose reloadable prepaid debit and payroll cards, demand deposit accounts, and other financial service solutions to the underbanked and other consumers, and businesses under the Netspend brand. It markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, agent and enterprise software providers, referral arrangements with value-added resellers, and independent sales organizations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.


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2.28 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

21st out of 545 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

9th out of 214 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Global Payments a buy right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Global Payments stock.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 2nd 2021.
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How can I listen to Global Payments' earnings call?

Global Payments will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, August 2nd at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The business services provider reported $1.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.15. The business services provider earned $1.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.77 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.91% and a net margin of 8.49%. The firm's revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.58 EPS.
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How has Global Payments' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Global Payments' stock was trading at $172.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GPN shares have increased by 11.9% and is now trading at $192.70.
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How often does Global Payments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Global Payments?

Global Payments declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.195 per share on Friday, June 25th. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 10th.
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Is Global Payments a good dividend stock?

Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. Global Payments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Global Payments is 12.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Global Payments will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.66% next year. This indicates that Global Payments will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Global Payments' stock split? How did Global Payments' stock split work?

Global Payments's stock split on the morning of Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Monday, November 2nd 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Global Payments stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Global Payments' stock buyback program work?

Global Payments declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Monday, February 8th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Global Payments issued on next quarter's earnings?

Global Payments updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 7.870-8.070 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.940. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.55 billion-$7.63 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.57 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

20 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Global Payments' shares. Their forecasts range from $165.00 to $240.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' share price to reach $220.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Global Payments' key executives?

Global Payments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan J.D., CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $451.58k)
  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready, Pres & COO (Age 49, Pay $622.77k)
  • Mr. Paul Michael Todd, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $598.17k)
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi, Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer (Age 57, Pay $520.39k)
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green Esq., Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $484.19k)
  • Mr. David M. Sheffield, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Winnie Smith, VP of Investor Relations
  • Phyllis McNeill, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Frank T. Young, Chief Product Officer
  • Mr. Joshua J. Whipple, Sr. EVP and Chief Strategy & Enterprise Risk Officer

What is Jeffrey S. Sloan's approval rating as Global Payments' CEO?

163 employees have rated Global Payments CEO Jeffrey S. Sloan on Glassdoor.com. Jeffrey S. Sloan has an approval rating of 69% among Global Payments' employees.

Who are some of Global Payments' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Global Payments own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Global Payments investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), The Boeing (BA), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), The Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

What is Global Payments' stock symbol?

Global Payments trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPN."

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.04%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.03%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.02%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, John Thompson Turner, Joia M Johnson, Kriss Cloninger III, M Troy Woods, Paul M Todd, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs.
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Which major investors are selling Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and WD Rutherford LLC. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include Guido Francesco Sacchi, John Thompson Turner, M Troy Woods, Paul M Todd, and William I Jacobs.
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Which major investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Raymond James Trust N.A., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, Bruderman Asset Management LLC, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Fulton Bank N.A..
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How do I buy shares of Global Payments?

Shares of GPN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Global Payments' stock price today?

One share of GPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $192.70.

How much money does Global Payments make?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $56.89 billion and generates $7.42 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $584.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Global Payments have?

Global Payments employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

Does Global Payments have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Global Payments: ACTIVE Network - Communities and Sports, Active Network (HK) Limited, Active Network IPICO (CA) Inc., Active Network IPICO (US) Inc., Active Network IPICO Holdings (US) LLC, Active Network IPICO Holdings (US) LLC, Active Network IPICO Innovation Inc., Active Networks LLC, AdvancedMD, Athlaction Intermediate LLC, Athlaction Topco LLC, AuctionPay, Comercia Global Payments Entidad de Pago S.L., DEBITEK INC, Digital Dining LLC, Dinerware LLC, DolEx Europe S.L., Educational Computer Systems Inc., Ematters Australia Pty Ltd., Equifax Credit Services LLC, Ezi Holdings Pty. Ltd., Ezi Management Pty Ltd., Ezidebit, Ezidebit (NZ) Limited, Ezidebit HK Ltd., Ezidebit Pty Ltd., GP Finance LLC, GPC Financial Corporation, GPS Holding Limited Partnership, GPUK LLP, Global Payment Holding Company, Global Payment Systems Asia-Pacific (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Global Payment Systems LLC, Global Payment Systems of Canada Ltd., Global Payments - Caixa Acquisition Corporation S.a.r.l., Global Payments - Realex Payments Holding Limited, Global Payments - Servicos de Pagamentos S.A., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 1 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 2 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 3 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 2 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 2 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 3 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 3 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 4 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 6 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 7 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 7 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation HK Holding Limited, Global Payments Acquisition PS 1 C.V., Global Payments Acquisition PS 2 C.V., Global Payments Acquisition PS 3 C. V., Global Payments Acquisition PS1-Global Payments Direct S.e.n.c., Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong Holding) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (India) Private Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Shanghai) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Singapore Holding) Ltd., Global Payments Asia-Pacific Lanka (Private) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Macau Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Maldives Private Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Philippines Incorporated, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Processing Company Limited, Global Payments Australia Pty 1 Ltd., Global Payments Australia Pty 2 Ltd., Global Payments Canada GP, Global Payments Canada Inc., Global Payments Card Processing Malaysia Sdn. Bhd, Global Payments Check Recovery Services Inc., Global Payments Check Services Inc., Global Payments Direct Inc., Global Payments Europe d.o.o. Sarajevo, Global Payments Europe s.r.o., Global Payments Gaming Canada Inc., Global Payments Gaming International Inc., Global Payments Gaming Services Inc., Global Payments Limited, Global Payments Process Centre Inc., Global Payments South America Brasil-Servicos de Pagamentos S.A., Global Payments UK 2 Ltd., Global Payments UK Ltd., Global Payments s.r.o., Greater Giving Inc., Heartland Acquisition LLC, Heartland Payment Solutions Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, Heartland Payroll Solutions Inc., IPICO South Africa (Pty) Ltd., JumpForward LLC, Maximum Solutions LLC, Merchant Services U.S.A. Inc., Modular Data Inc., NDC Holdings (UK) Ltd., NDPS Holdings Inc., OpenEdge Payments LLC, PCAmerica LLC, Pay and Shop Limited, PayPros LLC, Payment Processing, Payroll 1 Inc., Realex Payments, SICOM Systems, Sabrir Invest S.L., Sentral Education, Spolecnost pro informacni database a.s., Storman Holdings Pty Ltd., Storman Software Inc., Storman Software Limited, Storman Software Ltd., Storman Software Pty Ltd., TeamPages Inc., The Active Network (Asia) Pte. Ltd, The Active Network (Aus-NZ) Pty. Ltd., The Active Network (EU) Ltd., The Active Network Ltd., The Active Network Ltd. (Chengdu), The Active Network Ltd. (Xian), Total System Services, TouchNet Information Systems Inc., UCS Terminal Joint Stock Company, United Card Service Joint Stock Company, VEPF III AIV VI-C Corp., VEPF IV AIV VII-C Corp., VFF I AIV IV-C Corp., Web Active Corporation Pty Ltd., Xenial Inc., Xpient LLC, eWAY, eWay Europe Limited, eWay Payments Asia Pte Ltd., eWay Payments Inc., eWay Payments New Zealand Limited, eWay Payments North America Inc., and eWay Payments Pty Ltd..

When was Global Payments founded?

Global Payments was founded in 2000.

What is Global Payments' official website?

The official website for Global Payments is www.globalpaymentsinc.com.

Where are Global Payments' headquarters?

Global Payments is headquartered at 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326.

How can I contact Global Payments?

Global Payments' mailing address is 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 770-829-8000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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