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

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$117.12 +0.04 (+0.03 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$117.08
Today's Range$116.59 - $118.30
52-Week Range$92.82 - $119.69
Volume771,700 shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.87 billion
P/E Ratio29.16
Dividend Yield0.10%
Beta1.1
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
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 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 Shares159,540,000
Market 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 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 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 declared 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc (NYSE:GPN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 3rd. The business services provider reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.85 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 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 earnings per share 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 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Global Payments' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect 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?

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 articles about GPN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Global Payments earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.21 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Global Payments' major shareholders?

Global Payments' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 acquired 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  687 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  477 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,164
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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