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DOW   35,028.65
QQQ   366.48
S&P 500   4,532.76
DOW   35,028.65
QQQ   366.48
S&P 500   4,532.76
DOW   35,028.65
QQQ   366.48

Global Payments Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.24 (-0.84%)
(As of 01/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.79 million shs
Average Volume
2.80 million shs
Market Capitalization
$42.32 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Global Payments

Global Payments, Inc. engages in the provision of payment technology and software solutions. It operates through the following segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions and Business & Consumer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment provides payments technology and software solutions to customers globally. It also provides a variety of value-added services, including specialty point-of-sale solutions, analytic and engagement tools, payroll services and reporting that assist customers with driving demand. The Issuer Solutions segment provides solutions that enable financial institutions and other financial service providers to manage their card portfolios, reduce technical complexity and overhead and offer a seamless experience for cardholders on a single platform. It also provides commercial payments and e Payables solutions that support business-to-business payment processes 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 under banked and other consumers and businesses in the United States through Netspend bran


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.42 billion
Cash Flow
$11.32 per share
Book Value
$91.83 per share


Net Income
$584.52 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$42.32 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.51 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

1st out of 450 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 136 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Global Payments a buy right now?

28 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 24 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Global Payments stock.
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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. Since then, GPN stock has decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $145.86.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 14th 2022.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The business services provider reported $2.18 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.14 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $2 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.99 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.08% and a net margin of 11.38%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.71 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 Tuesday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, December 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 15th.
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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 0.68%. Global Payments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Global Payments is 31.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Global Payments will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.83% 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 on the morning of 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 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 share 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 buy up to 3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Global Payments updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.100-$8.200 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.020. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.71 billion-$7.73 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.74 billion.

What price target have analysts set for GPN?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Global Payments' shares. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Global Payments' share price to reach $195.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Global Payments' key executives?

Global Payments' management team includes the following people:
  • Jeffrey Steven Sloan, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Cameron M. Bready, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Paul Michael Todd, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • Guido Francesco Sacchi, Chief Information Officer & Senior Executive VP
  • David Lawrence Green, Secretary, Senior Executive VP & General Counsel

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.com (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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Coho Partners Ltd. (0.51%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.13%), Value Holdings Management CO. LLC (0.09%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.05%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.04%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%). 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, 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 Coho Partners Ltd., Vigilant Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Wedbush Securities Inc., IBM Retirement Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Cutler Group LP. Company insiders that have sold Global Payments company stock in the last year include Guido Francesco Sacchi, M Troy Woods, Paul M Todd, and William I Jacobs.
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Which major investors are buying Global Payments stock?

GPN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gradient Investments LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., David J Yvars Group, Value Holdings Management CO. LLC, Addenda Capital Inc., Pendal Group Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS, and Procyon Private Wealth Partners LLC. 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 $145.86.

How much money does Global Payments make?

Global Payments has a market capitalization of $42.32 billion and generates $7.42 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $584.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Global Payments have?

Global Payments employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

Does Global Payments have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Global Payments: ACTIVE Network - Communities and Sports, Active Network (HK) Limited, Active Network IPICO (CA) Inc., Active Network IPICO (US) Inc., Active Network IPICO Holdings (US) LLC, Active Network IPICO Holdings (US) LLC, Active Network IPICO Innovation Inc., Active Networks LLC, AdvancedMD, Athlaction Intermediate LLC, Athlaction Topco LLC, AuctionPay, Comercia Global Payments Entidad de Pago S.L., DEBITEK INC, Digital Dining LLC, Dinerware LLC, DolEx Europe S.L., Educational Computer Systems Inc., Ematters Australia Pty Ltd., Equifax Credit Services LLC, Ezi Holdings Pty. Ltd., Ezi Management Pty Ltd., Ezidebit, Ezidebit (NZ) Limited, Ezidebit HK Ltd., Ezidebit Pty Ltd., GP Finance LLC, GPC Financial Corporation, GPS Holding Limited Partnership, GPUK LLP, Global Payment Holding Company, Global Payment Systems Asia-Pacific (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Global Payment Systems LLC, Global Payment Systems of Canada Ltd., Global Payments - Caixa Acquisition Corporation S.a.r.l., Global Payments - Realex Payments Holding Limited, Global Payments - Servicos de Pagamentos S.A., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 1 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 2 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corp. 3 B.V., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 2 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 2 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 3 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 3 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 4 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 6 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 7 LLC, Global Payments Acquisition Corporation 7 S.á.r.l., Global Payments Acquisition Corporation HK Holding Limited, Global Payments Acquisition PS 1 C.V., Global Payments Acquisition PS 2 C.V., Global Payments Acquisition PS 3 C. V., Global Payments Acquisition PS1-Global Payments Direct S.e.n.c., Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong Holding) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (India) Private Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Shanghai) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific (Singapore Holding) Ltd., Global Payments Asia-Pacific Lanka (Private) Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Macau Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Maldives Private Limited, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Philippines Incorporated, Global Payments Asia-Pacific Processing Company Limited, Global Payments Australia Pty 1 Ltd., Global Payments Australia Pty 2 Ltd., Global Payments Canada GP, Global Payments Canada Inc., Global Payments Card Processing Malaysia Sdn. Bhd, Global Payments Check Recovery Services Inc., Global Payments Check Services Inc., Global Payments Direct Inc., Global Payments Europe d.o.o. Sarajevo, Global Payments Europe s.r.o., Global Payments Gaming Canada Inc., Global Payments Gaming International Inc., Global Payments Gaming Services Inc., Global Payments Integrated, Global Payments Limited, Global Payments Process Centre Inc., Global Payments South America Brasil-Servicos de Pagamentos S.A., Global Payments UK 2 Ltd., Global Payments UK Ltd., Global Payments s.r.o., Greater Giving Inc., Heartland Acquisition LLC, Heartland Payment Solutions Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, Heartland Payroll Solutions Inc., IPICO South Africa (Pty) Ltd., JumpForward LLC, Maximum Solutions LLC, Merchant Services U.S.A. Inc., Modular Data Inc., NDC Holdings (UK) Ltd., NDPS Holdings Inc., PCAmerica LLC, Pay and Shop Limited, PayPros LLC, Payment Processing, Payroll 1 Inc., Realex Payments, SICOM Systems, Sabrir Invest S.L., Sentral Education, Spolecnost pro informacni database a.s., Storman Holdings Pty Ltd., Storman Software Inc., Storman Software Limited, Storman Software Ltd., Storman Software Pty Ltd., TeamPages Inc., The Active Network (Asia) Pte. Ltd, The Active Network (Aus-NZ) Pty. Ltd., The Active Network (EU) Ltd., The Active Network Ltd., The Active Network Ltd. (Chengdu), The Active Network Ltd. (Xian), Total System Services, TouchNet Information Systems Inc., UCS Terminal Joint Stock Company, United Card Service Joint Stock Company, VEPF III AIV VI-C Corp., VEPF IV AIV VII-C Corp., VFF I AIV IV-C Corp., Web Active Corporation Pty Ltd., Xenial, Xpient LLC, eWAY, eWay Europe Limited, eWay Payments Asia Pte Ltd., eWay Payments Inc., eWay Payments New Zealand Limited, eWay Payments North America Inc., and eWay Payments Pty Ltd..

When was Global Payments founded?

Global Payments was founded in 2000.

What is Global Payments' official website?

The official website for Global Payments is www.globalpaymentsinc.com.

Where are Global Payments' headquarters?

Global Payments is headquartered at 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326.

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 1/20/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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