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Global Payments (GPN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.48 (-0.46%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.87 million shs
Average Volume
2.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$26.23 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Global Payments MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.74 Rating Score
45.1% Upside
$149.11 Price Target
Short Interest
2.83% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of Global Payments in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$367,422 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $11.08 to $12.61 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.99 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

1st out of 297 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 91 stocks

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About Global Payments Stock (NYSE:GPN)

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, check, and digital-based payments in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through two segments, Merchant Solutions and Issuer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment offers authorization, settlement and funding, customer support, chargeback resolution, terminal rental, sales and deployment, payment security, and consolidated billing and 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 solutions and services, such as point-of-sale software, analytics and customer engagement, payroll and reporting, and human capital management. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions that enable financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through a platform; and commercial payments, account payables, and electronic payment alternatives solutions for businesses and governments. 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.

GPN Stock Price History

GPN Stock News Headlines

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Lowered to Hold at
Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) PT Lowered to $105.00
Unveiling 14 Analyst Insights On Global Payments
KeyBanc Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Global Payments (GPN)
Global Payments: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Business services, not elsewhere classified
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
27 Analysts


Net Income
$986.23 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.65 billion
Cash Flow
$17.04 per share
Book Value
$89.49 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$26.23 billion

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GPN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Global Payments stock right now?

27 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GPN shares.
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What is Global Payments' stock price target for 2024?

27 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Global Payments' stock. Their GPN share price targets range from $105.00 to $186.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $149.11 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have GPN shares performed in 2024?

Global Payments' stock was trading at $127.00 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, GPN stock has decreased by 19.1% and is now trading at $102.76.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,510,000 shares, an increase of 11.9% from the March 31st total of 6,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 1st. The business services provider reported $2.48 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.41 by $0.07. The business services provider had revenue of $2.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.17 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.72% and a net margin of 13.40%.

How often does Global Payments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Global Payments?

Global Payments announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Global Payments a good dividend stock?

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. The dividend payout ratio is 19.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GPN will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.93% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Global Payments' stock split?

Shares of Global Payments split before market open on Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Monday, November 2nd 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Global Payments' stock buyback program work?

Global Payments announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Monday, August 1st 2022, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Global Payments issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 11.540-11.700 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 11.590. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.2 billion-$9.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.2 billion.

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

163 employees have rated Global Payments Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey S. Sloan on Jeffrey S. Sloan has an approval rating of 69% among the company's employees.

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), Boeing (BA), Salesforce (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.63%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.73%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.10%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (0.86%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (0.84%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.69%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrea M Carter, Connie D Mcdaniel, David Lawrence Green, David M Sheffield, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Joia M Johnson, Joshua J Whipple, Kriss Cloninger III, M Troy Woods, Robert H B Baldwin Jr and William I Jacobs.
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How do I buy shares of Global Payments?

Shares of GPN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Global Payments have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Global Payments: ACTIVE Network - Communities and Sports, Accelerated Payment Technologies, Advanced MD Inc., AdvancedMD, AuctionPay, COMERCIA GLOBAL PAYMENTS EP S.L, CaixaBank, Cayan LLC, Central Payment Co. LLC, Comercia Global Payments Entidad de Pago S.L., Ezidebit, GPUK LLP, Global Payments Direct Inc., Global Payments Europe s.r.o., Global Payments Gaming Services Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, Heartland Payroll Solutions Inc., Heartland Retail, Mineral Tree, MineralTree Inc., Netspend Corporation, Netspend Holdings Inc., Paylease LLC d/b/a Zego, Payment Processing, Realex Payments, SICOM Systems, Sentral Education, TSYS Acquiring Solutions LLC, TSYS Card Tech Limited, TSYS Merchant Solutions LLC, Total System Services, Total System Services LLC, TouchNet Information Systems Inc., TransFirst Parent Corp., Xenial Inc., Zego, and eWAY.
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This page (NYSE:GPN) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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