NYSE:GPN - Global Payments Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$116.18 -0.97 (-0.83 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 03:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$116.18
Today's Range$115.02 - $116.47
52-Week Range$87.86 - $119.69
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.75 billion
P/E Ratio28.97
Dividend Yield0.10%
Beta1.11
Global Payments logoGlobal Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments, and check-related services. 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, online reporting, industry compliance, and payment card industry security services. The company 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 analytic and engagement tools, as well as payroll services. In addition, it offers credit and debit card transaction processing services for various international card brands, including American Express, Discover Card, JCB, MasterCard, UnionPay International, and Visa; and non-traditional payment methods, as well as certain domestic debit networks, such as Interac in Canada. Further, the company provides e-commerce and omnichannel solutions through Realex Payments, a European online payment gateway technology, as well as gaming solutions to licensed gaming operators. It serves customers in various industries comprising education, restaurant, event management, hospitality, retail, healthcare, convenience stores and petroleum, professional services, automotive, and lodging. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, agent and enterprise software providers, referral arrangements with value-added resellers, financial institutions, and independent sales organizations in 30 countries of North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Brazil. Global Payments Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio1.06

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.97
Forward P/E Ratio23.86
P/E Growth1.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.98 billion
Price / Sales4.66
Cash Flow$6.9611 per share
Price / Cash16.69
Book Value$24.92 per share
Price / Book4.66

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.01
Net Income$468.42 million
Net Margins13.27%
Return on Equity17.66%
Return on Assets5.42%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,000
Outstanding Shares159,540,000

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 Friday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 14th. View Global Payments' Dividend History.

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

Shares of Global Payments split on the morning of Tuesday, November 3rd 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, October 7th 2015. The newly created shares were issued 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 authorized a stock repurchase plan on Friday, February 16th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $600,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.03. The business services provider earned $924.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $914.06 million. Global Payments had a net margin of 13.27% and a return on equity of 17.66%. The business's revenue was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.85 EPS. View Global Payments' Earnings History.

When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Global Payments.

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

Global Payments updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.00-$5.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.90-$3.975 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.94 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

25 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Global Payments' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Global Payments' share price to reach $111.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Global Payments.

Who are some of Global Payments' key competitors?

Who are Global Payments' key executives?

Global Payments' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. David E. Mangum, Pres & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Cameron M. Bready, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Dr. Guido Francesco Sacchi, Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. David Lawrence Green, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)

Has Global Payments been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GPN stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 44.90 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.75%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.53%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (3.27%), Vista Equity Partners Management LLC (3.19%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.12%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.09%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, David E Mangum, David Lawrence Green, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Michael W Trapp, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Global Payments.

Which institutional investors are selling Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vista Equity Partners Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, BlackRock Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Legal & General Group Plc, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc. and Earnest Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include Alan M Silberstein, David E Mangum, David Lawrence Green, Guido Francesco Sacchi, Robert H B Baldwin Jr, Ruth Ann Marshall and William I Jacobs. View Insider Buying and Selling for Global Payments.

Which institutional investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AGF Investments Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Baird Financial Group Inc., Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, KBC Group NV and Seven Eight Capital 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Global Payments' stock price today?

One share of GPN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.18.

How big of a company is Global Payments?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $18.75 billion and generates $3.98 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $468.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.01 on an earnings per share basis. Global Payments employs 10,000 workers across the globe.

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 (GPN)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  667 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  466 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,133
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This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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