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Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
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South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case

Global Payments (GPN) Competitors

$130.09
+0.39 (+0.30%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

GPN vs. FIS, BR, FLT, WEX, FI, RBA, GRAB, CART, VRSK, and EFX

Should you be buying Global Payments stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Global Payments include Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR), FLEETCOR Technologies (FLT), WEX (WEX), Fiserv (FI), RB Global (RBA), Grab (GRAB), Maplebear (CART), Verisk Analytics (VRSK), and Equifax (EFX). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Global Payments vs.

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) and Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, profitability, dividends, community ranking, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Global Payments currently has a consensus target price of $151.92, suggesting a potential upside of 16.78%. Fidelity National Information Services has a consensus target price of $69.47, suggesting a potential upside of 0.38%. Given Global Payments' higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Global Payments is more favorable than Fidelity National Information Services.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Global Payments
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
20 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73
Fidelity National Information Services
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Global Payments has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fidelity National Information Services has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Global Payments has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Fidelity National Information Services. Fidelity National Information Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Global Payments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Global Payments$9.65B3.48$986.23M$3.7834.42
Fidelity National Information Services$9.82B4.06-$16.72B-$11.24-6.16

Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Fidelity National Information Services pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Global Payments pays out 26.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fidelity National Information Services pays out -18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Fidelity National Information Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Global Payments received 299 more outperform votes than Fidelity National Information Services when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.29% of users gave Global Payments an outperform vote while only 68.05% of users gave Fidelity National Information Services an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Global PaymentsOutperform Votes
1053
71.29%
Underperform Votes
424
28.71%
Fidelity National Information ServicesOutperform Votes
754
68.05%
Underperform Votes
354
31.95%

Global Payments has a net margin of 10.22% compared to Fidelity National Information Services' net margin of -54.30%. Fidelity National Information Services' return on equity of 13.06% beat Global Payments' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Global Payments10.22% 11.44% 5.29%
Fidelity National Information Services -54.30%13.06%5.03%

85.2% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.7% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Fidelity National Information Services had 71 more articles in the media than Global Payments. MarketBeat recorded 79 mentions for Fidelity National Information Services and 8 mentions for Global Payments. Global Payments' average media sentiment score of 1.33 beat Fidelity National Information Services' score of 0.53 indicating that Global Payments is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Global Payments
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Fidelity National Information Services
18 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
23 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Global Payments beats Fidelity National Information Services on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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GPN vs. The Competition

MetricGlobal PaymentsBusiness services IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$33.56B$18.23B$7.06B$17.64B
Dividend Yield0.77%3.18%2.65%3.55%
P/E Ratio34.4215.1614.5921.11
Price / Sales3.483.411,357.996.78
Price / Cash7.5925.5820.7218.47
Price / Book1.446.395.115.86
Net Income$986.23M$275.10M$89.24M$863.03M
7 Day Performance-2.26%1.60%2.23%1.63%
1 Month Performance-4.70%3.82%6.34%3.14%
1 Year Performance15.33%1.99%6.66%94.49%

Global Payments Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
4.6888 of 5 stars
$66.98
-0.5%
$66.25
-1.1%
+8.3%$39.68B$14.53B-1.6469,000Earnings Report
Dividend Cut
Analyst Report
Buyback Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
4.3813 of 5 stars
$200.01
-0.7%
$203.17
+1.6%
+43.2%$23.56B$6.06B34.8514,700Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
4.528 of 5 stars
$278.55
+0.1%
$298.67
+7.2%
+30.2%$20.11B$3.76B21.109,900Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WEX
WEX
4.2821 of 5 stars
$220.43
-0.5%
$227.08
+3.0%
+13.2%$9.42B$2.55B35.784,900Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
FI
Fiserv
4.1937 of 5 stars
$150.65
-0.2%
$153.04
+1.6%
+28.4%$88.94B$19.09B30.1342,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
RBA
RB Global
2.3394 of 5 stars
$76.77
-0.5%
$79.67
+3.8%
+29.3%$14.03B$3.68B90.322,800Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
GRAB
Grab
3.1218 of 5 stars
$3.15
-1.3%
$4.81
+53.0%
-3.1%$11.78B$2.36B-31.4511,934Short Interest ↑
CART
Maplebear
1.4828 of 5 stars
$31.56
+0.5%
$34.06
+7.9%
N/A$8.84B$3.04B0.003,486Insider Buying
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
VRSK
Verisk Analytics
3.9052 of 5 stars
$242.92
-0.1%
$247.50
+1.9%
+33.1%$34.83B$2.68B57.707,500Dividend Increase
Buyback Announcement
EFX
Equifax
4.5195 of 5 stars
$268.38
+1.2%
$264.22
-1.5%
+34.2%$33.27B$5.27B60.9914,900Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:GPN) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff