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NYSE:GPN

Global Payments - GPN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$129.91
+1.91 (+1.49%)
(As of 08/8/2022 03:39 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$128.67
$131.09
50-Day Range
$106.98
$132.25
52-Week Range
$105.52
$177.35
Volume
45,562 shs
Average Volume
1.98 million shs
Market Capitalization
$36.01 billion
P/E Ratio
721.76
Dividend Yield
0.78%
Price Target
$175.03

Global Payments MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.82 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.3% Upside
$175.03 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.59% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.20
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of Global Payments in the last 14 days
Based on 57 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.11 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.44%
From $9.00 to $10.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.12 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

11th out of 431 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

4th out of 136 stocks

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About Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Stock

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check, and digital-based payments in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. It operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions, and Business and Consumer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment 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 on-line reporting services. This segment 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 point-of-sale solutions, and analytic and engagement tools, as well as payroll and human capital management services. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions that enable financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through a platform; and commercial payments and ePayables solutions 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 underbanked and other consumers, and businesses under the Netspend brand. It markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, agent and enterprise software providers, referral arrangements with value-added resellers, and independent sales organizations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts have recently commented on GPN shares. Mizuho decreased their target price on Global Payments from $148.00 to $132.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Oppenheimer cut their price target on Global Payments from $152.00 to $144.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada cut their price target on Global Payments from $197.00 to $194.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. The Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on Global Payments in a report on Tuesday, May 17th. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $151.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Credit Suisse Group downgraded Global Payments from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their price target for the stock from $180.00 to $145.00 in a report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-three have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $175.03.

Global Payments Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:GPN traded up $1.95 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $129.95. The company had a trading volume of 24,973 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,979,345. The company has a current ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The stock has a market cap of $36.02 billion, a PE ratio of 711.15, a P/E/G ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 1.04. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $118.40 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $128.94. Global Payments has a 1-year low of $105.52 and a 1-year high of $177.35.

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The business services provider reported $2.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.34 by $0.02. Global Payments had a return on equity of 9.24% and a net margin of 0.87%. The business had revenue of $2.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.09 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.92 EPS. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Global Payments will post 9 earnings per share for the current year.

Global Payments Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. Global Payments's dividend payout ratio is 555.59%.

Insider Activity

In other Global Payments news, EVP David Lawrence Green sold 16,252 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $130.10, for a total value of $2,114,385.20. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 97,818 shares in the company, valued at $12,726,121.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.19% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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GPN Stock News Headlines

Mizuho Trims Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Target Price to $132.00
Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) PT Raised to $232.00
Global Payments: Time To Pay Up
Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Price Target Raised to $160.00
Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Board Initiates Share Buyback Plan
Global Payments (GPN) Q2 Earnings Match Estimates
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GPN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/15/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
37940X10
Employees
25,000
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$175.03
High Stock Price Forecast
$240.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.82
Research Coverage
28 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$965.46 million
Pretax Margin
2.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$8.52 billion
Cash Flow
$14.12 per share
Book Value
$89.16 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
273,865,000
Market Cap
$36.01 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

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GPN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Global Payments stock right now?

28 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Global Payments in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 23 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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What is Global Payments' stock price forecast for 2022?

28 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Global Payments' shares. Their GPN stock forecasts range from $132.00 to $240.00. On average, they predict Global Payments' stock price to reach $175.03 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has Global Payments' stock performed in 2022?

Global Payments' stock was trading at $135.18 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, GPN shares have decreased by 5.3% and is now trading at $128.00.
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When is Global Payments' next earnings date?

Global Payments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Global Payments' earnings last quarter?

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) announced its earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The business services provider reported $2.36 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.34 by $0.02. The business services provider had revenue of $2.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.09 billion. Global Payments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.24% and a net margin of 0.87%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.92 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 Monday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th.
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Is Global Payments a good dividend stock?

Global Payments(NYSE:GPN) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.78%. Global Payments does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Global Payments is 555.59%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Global Payments will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.54% 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?

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 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, August 1st 2022, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Global Payments issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $9.53-$9.75 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.51. The company issued revenue guidance of $8.48 billion-$8.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8.41 billion.

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 (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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.07%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.59%), Coho Partners Ltd. (0.52%), Truist Financial Corp (0.36%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%) and Pendal Group Ltd (0.29%). Company insiders that own Global Payments stock include Alan M Silberstein, Connie D Mcdaniel, David Lawrence Green, 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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How do I buy shares of Global Payments?

Shares of GPN stock 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 $128.00.

How much money does Global Payments make?

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) has a market capitalization of $35.48 billion and generates $8.52 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $965.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.18 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Global Payments have?

Global Payments employs 25,000 workers across the globe.

Does Global Payments have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Global Payments: ACTIVE Network - Communities and Sports, Accelerated Payment Technologies, Advanced MD Inc., AdvancedMD, AuctionPay, COMERCIA GLOBAL PAYMENTS EP S.L, CaixaBank, Cayan LLC, Central Payment Co. LLC, Comercia Global Payments Entidad de Pago S.L., Ezidebit, GPUK LLP, Global Payments Direct Inc., Global Payments Europe s.r.o., Global Payments Gaming Services Inc., Heartland Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems LLC, Heartland Payroll Solutions Inc., Heartland Retail, Mineral Tree, MineralTree Inc., Netspend Corporation, Netspend Holdings Inc., Paylease LLC d/b/a Zego, Payment Processing, Realex Payments, SICOM Systems, Sentral Education, TSYS Acquiring Solutions LLC, TSYS Card Tech Limited, TSYS Merchant Solutions LLC, Total System Services, Total System Services LLC, TouchNet Information Systems Inc., TransFirst Parent Corp., Xenial Inc., Zego, and eWAY.
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When was Global Payments founded?

Global Payments was founded in 1967.

How can I contact Global Payments?

Global Payments' mailing address is 3550 LENOX ROAD, ATLANTA GA, 30326. The official website for Global Payments is www.globalpaymentsinc.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (770) 829-8000, via email at investor.relations@globalpay.com, or via fax at 770-829-8267.

This page (NYSE:GPN) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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