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Global Payments Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.74 (-0.92 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $187.52
50-Day Range
MA: $200.32
52-Week Range
Now: $187.52
Volume2.06 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$56.13 billion
P/E Ratio111.62
Dividend Yield0.42%
Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Business and Consumer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment 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 on-line 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 services, such as point-of-sale solutions, and analytic and engagement tools, as well as payroll services. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions that enable financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through a platform; and commercial payments and ePayables solutions for businesses and governments. The Business and 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 brand. 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.
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Overall MarketRank

2.13 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

21st out of 442 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

8th out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.91 billion
Cash Flow$6.62 per share
Book Value$93.35 per share


Net Income$430.61 million


Market Cap$56.13 billion
Next Earnings Date2/8/2021 (Confirmed)
-1.74 (-0.92 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Global Payments' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Global Payments' stock was trading at $172.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GPN shares have increased by 8.9% and is now trading at $187.52.
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Is Global Payments a buy right now?

30 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Global Payments stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Global Payments?

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What is Jeffrey S. Sloan's approval rating as Global Payments' CEO?

163 employees have rated Global Payments CEO Jeffrey S. Sloan on Glassdoor.com. Jeffrey S. Sloan has an approval rating of 69% among Global Payments' employees.

When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 8th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for Global Payments

How can I listen to Global Payments' earnings call?

Global Payments will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, February 8th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The business services provider reported $1.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.66 by $0.05. The business services provider had revenue of $1.92 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.73 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.46% and a net margin of 6.75%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 73.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.70 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 Thursday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.195 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 16th.
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Is Global Payments a good dividend stock?

Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.42%. The dividend payout ratio of Global Payments is 13.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Global Payments will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.16% next year. This indicates that Global Payments will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 payable to shareholders after the market closes 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.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

30 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Global Payments' stock. Their forecasts range from $164.00 to $235.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' stock price to reach $203.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price.
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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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Mastercard (MA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), The Boeing (BA), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), The Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Global Payments' key executives?

Global Payments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan J.D., CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $3.71M)
  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready, Pres & COO (Age 48, Pay $1.81M)
  • Mr. Paul Michael Todd, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $565.12k)
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi, Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green, Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 53, Pay $1.36M)
  • Mr. David M. Sheffield, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Winnie Smith, VP of Investor Relations
  • Phyllis McNeill, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Frank T. Young, Chief Product Officer
  • Mr. Joshua J. Whipple, Sr. EVP and Chief Strategy & Enterprise Risk Officer

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.23%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.03%), British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd (0.02%), Eastern Bank (0.02%), OLD National Bancorp IN (0.02%) and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.02%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, Cameron M Bready, David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, John Thompson Turner, Joia M Johnson, Kriss Cloninger III, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs.
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Which institutional investors are selling Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Capital City Trust Co. FL, Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc., Thomasville National Bank, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., and Beacon Financial Group. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, John Thompson Turner, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall, and William I Jacobs.
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Which institutional investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, Callahan Advisors LLC, Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Pendal Group Limited, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Raymond James Trust N.A..
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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 WeBull, 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 $187.52.

How big of a company is Global Payments?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $56.13 billion and generates $4.91 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $430.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.86 on an earnings per share basis. Global Payments employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

What is Global Payments' official website?

The official website for Global Payments is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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