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NYSE:GPN

Global Payments (GPN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$115.21
-2.19 (-1.87%)
(As of 09/27/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$114.76
$117.89
50-Day Range
$107.92
$129.32
52-Week Range
$92.27
$129.70
Volume
1.38 million shs
Average Volume
2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization
$29.95 billion
P/E Ratio
38.40
Dividend Yield
0.87%
Price Target
$147.23

Global Payments MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.64 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
27.8% Upside
$147.23 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.99
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of Global Payments in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.96 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.88%
From $9.68 to $11.12 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.25 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

10th out of 315 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 92 stocks


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About Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Stock

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 Price History

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GPN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2023
Dividend Payable
6/30/2023
Last Earnings
8/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 9/29 Dividend
9/14/2023
Today
9/28/2023
Dividend Payable
9/29/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
37940X10
Employees
25,000
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$147.23
High Stock Price Forecast
$211.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$105.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+27.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.64
Research Coverage
25 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$111.49 million
Pretax Margin
10.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.98 billion
Cash Flow
$15.02 per share
Book Value
$83.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
256,614,000
Market Cap
$29.95 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.97

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready CPA (Age 51)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.01M
  • Mr. Joshua J. WhippleMr. Joshua J. Whipple
    Sr. EVP & CFO
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi (Age 59)
    Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $1.53M
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green Esq.Mr. David Lawrence Green Esq. (Age 56)
    Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.47M
  • Mr. David M. SheffieldMr. David M. Sheffield (Age 61)
    Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. David Rumph
    Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Corp. Fin. Officer
  • Ms. Winnie Smith
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Phyllis McNeill
    VP of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Maureen Schumacher
    Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Andréa Carter (Age 53)
    Sr. EVP & Chief HR Officer













GPN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Global Payments stock right now?

25 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 18 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 forecast for 2023?

25 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Global Payments' shares. Their GPN share price forecasts range from $105.00 to $211.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $147.23 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have GPN shares performed in 2023?

Global Payments' stock was trading at $99.32 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, GPN shares have increased by 16.0% and is now trading at $115.21.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,040,000 shares, an increase of 28.8% from the August 31st total of 4,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,890,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.4% of the shares of the stock 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 Monday, October 30th 2023.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The business services provider reported $2.62 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.43 by $0.19. The business services provider had revenue of $2.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.19 billion. Global Payments had a net margin of 8.65% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.98%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.23 EPS.
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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 Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 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 0.84%. The dividend payout ratio is 33.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GPN will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.99% 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's stock 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback 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 purchase up to 4.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Global Payments issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $10.35-$10.44 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $10.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.66 billion-$8.73 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.67 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).

What is Global Payments' stock symbol?

Global Payments trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GPN."

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.07%), State Street Corp (4.14%), Synovus Financial Corp (3.16%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.12%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.90%) and Boston Partners (1.41%). Insiders that own company stock include Connie D Mcdaniel, David Lawrence Green, David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, John Thompson Turner, 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Global Payments' stock price today?

One share of GPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.21.

How much money does Global Payments make?

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) has a market capitalization of $29.95 billion and generates $8.98 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $111.49 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.00 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Global Payments have?

The company employs 25,000 workers across the globe.

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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How can I contact Global Payments?

Global Payments' mailing address is 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326. The official website for the company is www.globalpaymentsinc.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (770) 829-8000, via email at investor.relations@globalpay.com, or via fax at 770-829-8267.

This page (NYSE:GPN) was last updated on 9/28/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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