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QQQ   309.10
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Global Payments (GPN) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.60 (+2.80%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
992,917 shs
Average Volume
2.12 million shs
Market Capitalization
$37.23 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It 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 and human capital management 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Business services, not elsewhere classified
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.52 billion
Cash Flow
$15.27 per share
Book Value
$90.20 per share


Net Income
$965.46 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$37.23 billion

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

3.13 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

10th out of 462 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

6th out of 141 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Global Payments a buy right now?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Global Payments stock.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,140,000 shares, an increase of 25.5% from the April 30th total of 3,300,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,960,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 1st 2022.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 2nd. The business services provider reported $1.97 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.92 by $0.05. The business services provider had revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.95 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.79% and a net margin of 11.66%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.72 earnings per share.
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How often does Global Payments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Global Payments?

Global Payments announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 24th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 9th.
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Is Global Payments a good dividend stock?

Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.78%. Global Payments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Global Payments is 28.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Global Payments will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.38% 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 before market open on Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly created 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.

How will Global Payments' stock buyback program work?

Global Payments announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, August 2nd 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Global Payments updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $9.45-$9.67 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.49. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.42 billion-$8.50 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.46 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

27 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Global Payments' shares. Their forecasts range from $148.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Global Payments' share price to reach $186.74 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Global Payments' key executives?
Global Payments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan J.D., CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.89M)
  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready, Pres & COO (Age 50, Pay $1.59M)
  • Mr. Paul Michael Todd, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.45M)
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi, Sr. EVP & Chief Information Officer (Age 58, Pay $1.22M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green Esq., Sr. EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. David M. Sheffield, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Winnie Smith, Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Phyllis McNeill, VP of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Andréa Carter, Sr. EVP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Frank T. Young, Chief Product Officer
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.

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (8.21%), BlackRock Inc. (6.57%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.94%), State Street Corp (4.00%), Synovus Financial Corp (2.69%) and Boston Partners (1.79%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Connie D Mcdaniel, David M Sheffield, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, John Thompson Turner, Joia M Johnson, Kriss Cloninger III, M Troy Woods, Paul M Todd, Robert H B Baldwin Jr 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 Synovus Financial Corp, Wellington Management Group LLP, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, Toronto Dominion Bank, Jane Street Group LLC, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include David M Sheffield, 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 Steadfast Capital Management LP, Lyrical Asset Management LP, Pendal Group Ltd, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Boston Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have bought Global Payments stock in the last two years include Connie D Mcdaniel, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Joia M Johnson, and Kriss Cloninger III.
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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.
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What is Global Payments' stock price today?

One share of GPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $132.25.

How much money does Global Payments make?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $37.23 billion and generates $8.52 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $965.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.489990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Global Payments have?

Global Payments 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, AdvancedMD, AuctionPay, COMERCIA GLOBAL PAYMENTS EP S.L, CaixaBank, Cayan LLC, Comercia Global Payments Entidad de Pago S.L., Ezidebit, GPUK LLP, Global Payments Direct Inc., Global Payments Gaming Services Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, Heartland Retail, Mineral Tree, Netspend Corporation, Payment Processing, Realex Payments, SICOM Systems, Sentral Education, TSYS LLC, TSYS Merchant Solutions Inc., Total System Services, Zego, and eWAY.

When was Global Payments founded?

Global Payments was founded in 1967.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 770-829-8267.

This page was last updated on 5/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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