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Global Payments Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+0.01 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $197.03
50-Day Range
MA: $179.28
52-Week Range
Now: $197.03
Volume679,430 shs
Average Volume2.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.98 billion
P/E Ratio117.28
Dividend Yield0.40%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

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

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.13 out of 5 stars

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$8.10 per share
Book Value$93.42 per share


Net Income$430.61 million


Market Cap$58.98 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
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Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Global Payments' stock was trading at $172.15 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GPN stock has increased by 14.5% and is now trading at $197.03.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Global Payments?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 29 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Global Payments?

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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The business services provider reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping 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 analysts' expectations of $1.73 billion. Global Payments had a net margin of 6.75% and a return on equity of 6.46%. Global Payments's revenue was up 73.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $0.195 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 16th.
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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 created shares were payable 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.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

32 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Global Payments' stock. Their forecasts range from $164.00 to $235.00. On average, they anticipate Global Payments' stock price to reach $203.22 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,960,000 shares, a decline of 16.6% from the October 15th total of 3,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,770,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days.
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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 investors include State Street Corp (3.89%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.01%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (0.98%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.91%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.72%). 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 major investors are selling Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Samlyn Capital LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., State Street Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Paloma Partners Management Co, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company. 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 major investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Coho Partners Ltd., Alkeon Capital Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, AXA S.A., and Morgan Stanley.
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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 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 $197.03.

How big of a company is Global Payments?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $58.98 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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