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

$165.80
+1.45 (+0.88 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 01:02 PM ET)
Today's Range
$163.90
Now: $165.80
$166.31
50-Day Range
$153.68
MA: $163.10
$175.87
52-Week Range
$94.81
Now: $165.80
$175.95
Volume70,571 shs
Average Volume1.75 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.98 billion
P/E Ratio31.96
Dividend Yield0.02%
Beta1.02
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$8.8380 per share
Book Value$26.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$452.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,000
Market Cap$25.98 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 30th. Investors of record on Friday, September 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 12th. View Global Payments' Dividend History.

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

Shares of Global Payments 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The business services provider reported $1.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.46 by $0.05. The business services provider earned $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. Global Payments had a net margin of 13.62% and a return on equity of 20.36%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.29 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 Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Global Payments.

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

Global Payments issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.00-6.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.44-4.49 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.47 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Global Payments' stock. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $210.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' stock price to reach $170.2180 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Global Payments.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Global Payments?

21 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 17 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?

Media coverage about GPN stock has been trending negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Global Payments.

Are investors shorting Global Payments?

Global Payments saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,987,800 shares, an increase of 19.4% from the July 15th total of 9,201,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.0 days. Approximately 7.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View Global Payments' Current Options Chain.

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 Visa (v), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Broadcom (AVGO), Netflix (NFLX), Cisco Systems (Csco), salesforce.com (CRM) 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (13.21%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.91%), BlackRock Inc. (7.03%), BlackRock Inc. (7.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.94%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.90%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, Cameron M Bready, David Lawrence Green, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Jeffrey Steven Sloan, 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Boston Partners, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC and Echo Street Capital Management LLC. 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, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Coatue Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Swedbank, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Steadfast Capital Management LP. 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 $165.68.

How big of a company is Global Payments?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $25.96 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:  808 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  572 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,380
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 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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