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Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
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Record Store Day celebrates indie retail music sellers as they ride vinyl's popularity wave
Panama Papers trial's public portion comes to an unexpectedly speedy end
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Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
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The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
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Panama Papers trial's public portion comes to an unexpectedly speedy end
NYSE:GPN

Global Payments (GPN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$122.10
-0.08 (-0.07%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$121.54
$123.11
50-Day Range
$122.13
$139.05
52-Week Range
$95.12
$141.77
Volume
1.07 million shs
Average Volume
1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$31.15 billion
P/E Ratio
32.30
Dividend Yield
0.82%
Price Target
$151.92

Global Payments MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
24.4% Upside
$151.92 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.62% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.99
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.55mentions of Global Payments in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.80%
From $10.94 to $12.45 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.

4.86 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

12th out of 299 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 89 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

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
37940X10
Employees
27,000
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$151.92
High Stock Price Target
$186.00
Low Stock Price Target
$105.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+24.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.73
Research Coverage
26 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$986.23 million
Pretax Margin
12.12%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.65 billion
Cash Flow
$17.01 per share
Book Value
$89.40 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
252,585,000
Market Cap
$31.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.96

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Should I Buy Global Payments Stock? GPN Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Global Payments Inc.:

  • Global Payments Inc. reported strong earnings results, beating analysts' consensus estimates.
  • The company has shown revenue growth, with a 7.9% increase compared to the same quarter last year.
  • Global Payments Inc. has a diverse range of payment technology and software solutions for various markets globally.
  • The stock price of Global Payments Inc. has shown positive performance, with a 12-month high of $141.77.
  • The company operates in the business services sector, which can provide stable revenue streams.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Global Payments Inc. for these reasons:

  • Global Payments Inc. operates in a competitive industry with other major players offering similar services.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio is 0.67, which may indicate higher financial leverage.
  • Market volatility and economic uncertainties can impact the company's financial performance.
  • Global Payments Inc. faces regulatory risks in different regions where it operates.
  • Investors should consider the company's PEG ratio of 0.83 when evaluating its growth potential.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Global Payments pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

GPN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Global Payments stock right now?

26 Wall Street 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 20 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GPN shares.
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What is Global Payments' stock price target for 2024?

26 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Global Payments' shares. Their GPN share price targets range from $105.00 to $186.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $151.92 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.4% 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 the year. Since then, GPN stock has decreased by 3.9% and is now trading at $122.10.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,710,000 shares, a decrease of 6.5% from the March 15th total of 7,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,300,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2024.
View our GPN earnings forecast
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How can I listen to Global Payments' earnings call?

Global Payments will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st 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 Wednesday, February, 14th. The business services provider reported $2.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.64 by $0.01. The business services provider had revenue of $2.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.44% and a net margin of 10.22%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.30 earnings per share.
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How often does Global Payments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Global Payments?

Global Payments announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 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 0.81%. The dividend payout ratio is 26.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GPN will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.03% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GPN.

When did Global Payments' stock split?

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 created shares were issued 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 has approved a share buyback program on Monday, August 1st 2022, which allows the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Global Payments updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 11.540-11.700 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 11.740. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.2 billion-$9.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $9.3 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.26%), Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%), Leeward Investments LLC MA (0.06%), Reinhart Partners LLC. (0.05%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.04%) and Addenda Capital Inc. (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include 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 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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