About Global Payments
Global Payments Inc. is a provider of payment technology services. The Company provides payment and digital commerce solutions. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company's segments primarily provide payment solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments and check-related services. The Company's segments target customers in various industries, including financial services, gaming, government, healthcare, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, not-for-profit organizations and utilities. It provides services across a range of channels to merchants and partners in over 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. 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
- Previous Close: $78.85
- 50 Day Moving Average: $77.86
- 200 Day Moving Average: $74.33
- 52-Week Range: $57.31 - $80.88
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.55
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.77
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- Market Cap: $11.98B
- Outstanding Shares: 152,263,000
- Beta: 1.05
- Net Margins: 7.28%
- Return on Equity: 19.50%
- Return on Assets: 5.23%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.54%
- Current Ratio: 1.17%
- Quick Ratio: 1.17%
What is Global Payments' stock symbol?
Global Payments trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPN."
How often does Global Payments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Global Payments?
Global Payments declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, February 24th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.05%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 8th.
When did Global Payments' stock split? How did Global Payments' stock split work?
Global Payments shares 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 issued 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.
Where is Global Payments' stock going? Where will Global Payments' stock price be in 2017?
25 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Global Payments' stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $96.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' stock price to reach $83.30 in the next year.
When will Global Payments announce their earnings?
Global Payments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 4th 2017.
What are analysts saying about Global Payments stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Global Payments stock:
- Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "We initiate coverage of Global Payments Inc. (GPN) with an Overweight rating and PT of $93, offering 19% upside currently. Our Overweight rating is based on GPN's opportunity to accelerate revenue growth and improve margins through acquisition integration, which should have a positive impact on results and multiples. GPN has a strong position in purchase transaction processing in the U.S. and a solid footprint globally as a merchant acquirer. We like GPN's strong technology platform, which can be implemented easily across geographies." (1/26/2017)
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services for consumers, merchants, Independent Sales Organizations, financial institutions, government agencies and multi- national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe. Global Payments offers a comprehensive line of processing solutions for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery, as well as terminal management. The company also provides consumer money transfer services from the U.S. and Europe to destinations in Latin America, Morocco, and the Philippines. " (1/12/2017)
Who owns Global Payments stock?
Global Payments' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (8.70%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (4.37%), State Street Corp (3.89%), Janus Capital Management LLC (1.62%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.23%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.79%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, Alex W Hart, David E Mangum, David Lawrence Green, Gerald J Wilkins, Gerald Thomas Jr Balas, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jane Marie Elliott, Michael W Trapp, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs.
Who sold Global Payments stock? Who is selling Global Payments stock?
Global Payments' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Fiera Capital Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments stock in the last year include Alan M Silberstein, David E Mangum, David Lawrence Green, Gerald J Wilkins, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Michael W Trapp, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs.
Who bought Global Payments stock? Who is buying Global Payments stock?
Global Payments' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Value Holdings Management CO. LLC, Friess Associates LLC, State Street Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC and Oribel Capital Management LP.
How do I buy Global Payments stock?
Shares of Global Payments can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Global Payments stock cost?
One share of Global Payments stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.70.