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NYSE:GPN

Global Payments (GPN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$129.70
-0.36 (-0.28%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$129.56
$131.15
50-Day Range
$125.51
$139.05
52-Week Range
$94.05
$141.77
Volume
3.06 million shs
Average Volume
2.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.46 billion
P/E Ratio
34.31
Dividend Yield
0.77%
Price Target
$151.92

Global Payments MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.73 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.1% Upside
$151.92 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.07% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.99
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.06mentions of Global Payments in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
13.58%
From $10.97 to $12.46 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.

4.85 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

16th out of 316 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 90 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 three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Consumer 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, human capital management, and payroll. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions that enable financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through a platform; and commercial payments, and account payables and electronic payment alternatives solutions for businesses and governments. The 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 and other brands. 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) Stock Rating Upgraded by StockNews.com
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Global Payments to Participate in Citi FinTech Conference
Global Payments to Participate in Citi FinTech Conference
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
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Q4 2023 Global Payments Inc Earnings Call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/29/2023
Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/14/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
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
+17.1%
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
$16.67 per share
Book Value
$90.24 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
254,631,000
Market Cap
$33.46 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.00

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GPN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Global Payments stock right now?

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

26 analysts 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 expect the company's stock price to reach $151.92 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% 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 start of the year. Since then, GPN shares have increased by 2.1% and is now trading at $129.70.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,260,000 shares, an increase of 37.0% from the January 15th total of 3,840,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,900,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the 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 Monday, May 6th 2024.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 14th. The business services provider reported $2.65 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.64 by $0.01. The business services provider earned $2.43 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.18 billion. Global Payments had a net margin of 10.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.44%. The firm's revenue was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date 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 0.75%. 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 issued 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 authorized a stock buyback plan on Monday, August 1st 2022, which allows the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign 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, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.58%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.81%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.95%), Boston Partners (1.84%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.30%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (1.14%). Insiders that own company stock include Connie D Mcdaniel, David Lawrence Green, David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Joia M Johnson, Joshua J Whipple, Kriss Cloninger III, M Troy Woods, Paul M Todd, 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 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff