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: $72.47
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.06
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $74.86
  • 52-Week Range: $51.29 - $79.93
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.91
  • Market Cap: $11.14B
  • Outstanding Shares: 153,697,000
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Net Margins: 8.74%
  • Return on Equity: 22.33%
  • Return on Assets: 5.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.48%
  • Current Ratio: 1.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $78.22 (7.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$88.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$75.00 -> $76.00View 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.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$80.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated 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 Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/24/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$68.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$70.00View 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 Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$73.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details
4/7/2016SusquehannaBoost 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
12/16/2015Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$71.00View Rating Details
12/16/2015Credit Agricole SAUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
10/21/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$67.50 -> $75.00View Rating Details
4/10/2015First AnalysisUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$60.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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: $3.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.17 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20162$0.70$0.84$0.77
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.81$0.81$0.81
Q3 20172$0.77$0.80$0.79
Q4 20171$0.88$0.88$0.88
Q1 20181$1.00$1.00$1.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.06%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:2.06% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
1.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.96% (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: 96.57%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Global Payments (NYSE:GPN)
DateHeadline logoGlobal Payments Selected as Better Business Bureau’s Payment Technology Provider in Canada (NYSE:GPN) - October 27 at 10:01 AM logo8:31 am Global Payments signs referral agreements with Better Business Bureaus across Canada (NYSE:GPN) - October 27 at 10:01 AM
News IconNewsmaking Penny Stock: Investors Checking Out Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) - Duncan Research (NYSE:GPN) - October 25 at 5:18 PM
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News IconGlobal Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) from Business Services – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:GPN) - October 21 at 5:22 PM
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News IconGlobal Payments Inc. (GPN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results (NYSE:GPN) - October 8 at 9:52 AM
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News IconShort-Term Price Forecast Of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) Equity At $80.2 (NYSE:GPN) - October 6 at 5:11 PM logoA Peek Into The Markets: U.S. Stock Futures Edge Lower Ahead Of ADP Report - Benzinga (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 3:51 PM logoMore on Global Payments' FQ1 - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 3:51 PM logoGlobal Payments beats Street 1Q forecasts (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 10:30 AM logoGlobal Payments Inc. Reveals 30% Advance In Q1 Profit (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 10:30 AM logoGlobal Payments (GPN) Beats Q1 Earnings, Outlook Bullish (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 10:30 AM logoGlobal Payments Mergers Offer Dividend Growth (NYSE:GPN) - October 5 at 10:30 AM
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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff