NYSE:GPN - Global Payments Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $117.12 +0.04 (+0.03 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$117.08Today's Range$116.59 - $118.3052-Week Range$92.82 - $119.69Volume771,700 shsAverage Volume1.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$18.87 billionP/E Ratio29.16Dividend Yield0.10%Beta1.1 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Global 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. Receive GPN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GPN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNYSE:GPN CUSIP37940X10 Webwww.globalpaymentsinc.com Phone770-829-8000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01 Current Ratio1.06 Quick Ratio1.06 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.16 Forward P/E Ratio24.05 P/E Growth1.41 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.98 billion Price / Sales4.70 Cash Flow$6.9673 per share Price / Cash16.81 Book Value$24.92 per share Price / Book4.70 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 Shares159,540,000Market Cap$18,874.16 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.03%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Global Payments' Dividend History. When did Global Payments' stock split? How did Global Payments' stock split work? Global Payments's stock 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 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter? Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.03. The business services provider had revenue of $924.30 million for 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 company's quarterly revenue was up 17.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business 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 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 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Global Payments' stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Global Payments' share price to reach $112.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.8%. View Analyst Ratings for Global Payments. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Global Payments? 25 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 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Global Payments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Global Payments include eBay (EBAY), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Total System Services (TSS), Mercadolibre (MELI), CoStar Group (CSGP), Worldpay (WP), Msci (MSCI), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR), Akamai Technologies (AKAM), Alliance Data Systems (ADS) and Zillow Group Inc Class A (ZG). Who are Global Payments' key executives? Global Payments' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan J.D., 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 stories about GPN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are Global Payments' major shareholders? Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rathbone Brothers plc (0.16%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.09%), JLB & Associates Inc. (0.07%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Spence Asset Management (0.03%) and Chicago Capital LLC (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Global Payments stock? GPN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Hartford Investment Management Co., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 major investors are buying Global Payments stock? GPN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rathbone Brothers plc, Exane Derivatives, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Chicago Capital LLC, Conservest Capital Advisors Inc., Amalgamated Bank, IFM Investors Pty Ltd and Atria Investments LLC. 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 $117.12. How big of a company is Global Payments? Global Payments has a market capitalization of $18.87 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 (NYSE GPN)Community Ranking: 3.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 687 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 477 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,164MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does EPS mean?