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 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
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $78.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $78.18
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.39
  • 52-Week Range: $57.31 - $80.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.84
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $12.02B
  • Outstanding Shares: 152,263,000
  • Beta: 1.05
  • Net Margins: 7.28%
  • Return on Equity: 19.50%
  • Return on Assets: 5.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.54%
  • 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, 5 Hold Ratings, 19 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.72)
Consensus Price Target: $83.30 (5.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/26/2017Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageOverweight$93.00View Rating Details
1/11/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$85.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$96.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$87.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $92.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$87.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$86.00View Rating Details
12/19/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$82.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016Compass PointUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$77.00View Rating Details
10/13/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$88.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$79.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$75.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
9/27/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
9/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated 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
6/27/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/24/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$68.00 -> $75.00View 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 CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$73.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$65.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$71.00 -> $75.00View 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
4/10/2015First AnalysisUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/9/2017Q217$0.84$0.89$817.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/5/2016Q117$0.83$0.86$939.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $3.45 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.79 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20162$0.70$0.84$0.77
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20172$0.80$0.81$0.81
Q3 20175$0.77$0.83$0.80
Q4 20174$0.83$0.92$0.88
Q1 20182$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q2 20182$1.01$1.05$1.03
Q3 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20181$1.04$1.04$1.04
(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:2.41% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
1.16% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
1.06% (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: 97.82%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/20/2017Michael W TrappDirectorSell5,000$79.44$397,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$78.83$512,395.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Alan M SilbersteinDirectorSell3,865$77.52$299,614.80View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell21,000$80.00$1,680,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2016Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$71.03$461,695.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2016Robert H B Baldwin JrDirectorSell6,500$73.89$480,285.00View SEC Filing  
10/13/2016William I JacobsDirectorSell600$73.22$43,932.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2016Guido Francesco SacchiEVPSell11,102$73.80$819,327.60View SEC Filing  
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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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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 8th.

When did Global Payments' stock split? How did Global Payments' stock split work?

Global Payments shares split before market open on Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable 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 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Global Payments' shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Global Payments' share 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 many different 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 $78.97.

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Chart for Sunday, February, 26, 2017

Institutional Ownership Chart

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)

Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff