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NYSE:GPN - Global Payments Stock Price, Forecast & News

$178.93
+3.86 (+2.20 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 06:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$174.99
Now: $178.93
$179.12
50-Day Range
$160.78
MA: $174.00
$181.40
52-Week Range
$94.81
Now: $178.93
$182.13
Volume1.70 million shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.78 billion
P/E Ratio34.48
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta0.98
Global Payments Inc provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments. The company operates in three segments: North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. It offers authorization services, settlement and funding services, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, terminal rental, sales and deployment, payment security services, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP37940X10
Phone770-829-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.37 billion
Cash Flow$8.85 per share
Book Value$26.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$452.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Market Cap$53.78 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

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 dividend on Thursday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.195 per share on Friday, December 27th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. This is a boost from Global Payments's previous dividend of $0.01. View Global Payments' Dividend History.

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

Global Payments shares split on Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly issued shares were distributed 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.

How will Global Payments' stock buyback program work?

Global Payments declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Friday, February 16th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $600,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The business services provider reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.67 by $0.03. The business services provider had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. Global Payments had a return on equity of 9.05% and a net margin of 10.59%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 27.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.44 earnings per share. View Global Payments' Earnings History.

When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Global Payments.

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

Global Payments updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.12-6.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.6-5.63 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.48 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

25 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Global Payments' stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $212.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' share price to reach $180.93 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Global Payments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Global Payments?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Global Payments.

Has Global Payments been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about GPN stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Global Payments.

Who are some of Global Payments' key competitors?

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), salesforce.com (CRM), Mastercard (MA), Adobe (ADBE) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Global Payments' key executives?

Global Payments' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan J.D., CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi, Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. David M. Sheffield, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57)

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.86%), Synovus Financial Corp (5.93%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.55%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.74%), Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.64%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.92%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, Cameron M Bready, David Lawrence Green, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Joia M Johnson, Kriss Cloninger III, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Global Payments.

Which major investors are selling Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Coho Partners Ltd., Boston Partners, Man Group plc, SG Americas Securities LLC, River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP, JLB & Associates Inc. and Palmer Knight Co. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include Alan M Silberstein, Cameron M Bready, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Kriss Cloninger III, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs. View Insider Buying and Selling for Global Payments.

Which major investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Synovus Financial Corp, State Street Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Voya Investment Management LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Global Payments.

How do I buy shares of Global Payments?

Shares of GPN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Global Payments' stock price today?

One share of GPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $178.93.

How big of a company is Global Payments?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $53.78 billion and generates $3.37 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $452.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.19 on an earnings per share basis. Global Payments employs 11,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Global Payments.

What is Global Payments' official website?

The official website for Global Payments is http://www.globalpaymentsinc.com/.

How can I contact Global Payments?

Global Payments' mailing address is 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 770-829-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Global Payments (NYSE GPN)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  837 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  585 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,422
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Global Payments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GPN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GPN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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