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$217.80
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Volume926 shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$63.49 billion
P/E Ratio128.06
Dividend Yield0.36%
Beta1.16

Competitors

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Vs. V, MA, FIS, FISV, ADP, and PAYX

Should you be buying GPN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "data processing & outsourced services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Global Payments, including Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Fiserv (FISV), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), and Paychex (PAYX).

Visa (NYSE:V) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Visa and Global Payments, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa042202.85
Global Payments042502.86

Visa currently has a consensus target price of $230.92, indicating a potential upside of 2.72%. Global Payments has a consensus target price of $211.3214, indicating a potential downside of 1.50%. Given Visa's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than Global Payments.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.5% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Visa has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visa and Global Payments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$21.85 billion20.12$10.87 billion$5.0444.66
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71

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

Dividends

Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Visa pays out 25.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Payments pays out 13.3% 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. Visa has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years and Global Payments has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Visa is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Summary

Visa beats Global Payments on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mastercard and Global Payments' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mastercard$16.88 billion22.41$8.12 billion$7.7749.03
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71

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

Profitability

This table compares Mastercard and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mastercard43.13%114.80%22.01%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Volatility & Risk

Mastercard has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Mastercard pays out 22.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Payments pays out 13.3% 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. Mastercard has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Global Payments has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Mastercard and Global Payments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mastercard022602.93
Global Payments042502.86

Mastercard currently has a consensus target price of $369.6897, indicating a potential downside of 2.95%. Global Payments has a consensus target price of $211.3214, indicating a potential downside of 1.50%. Given Global Payments' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Global Payments is more favorable than Mastercard.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.6% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Mastercard shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Mastercard beats Global Payments on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Fidelity National Information Services and Global Payments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fidelity National Information Services061712.79
Global Payments042502.86

Fidelity National Information Services currently has a consensus target price of $159.9583, indicating a potential upside of 4.68%. Global Payments has a consensus target price of $211.3214, indicating a potential downside of 1.50%. Given Fidelity National Information Services' higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Fidelity National Information Services is more favorable than Global Payments.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fidelity National Information Services and Global Payments' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Services$10.33 billion9.24$298 million$5.6127.34
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71

Global Payments has lower revenue, but higher earnings 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.5% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Fidelity National Information Services pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Fidelity National Information Services pays out 27.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Payments pays out 13.3% 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 has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Global Payments has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Fidelity National Information Services and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fidelity National Information Services-0.83%6.88%4.08%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Volatility & Risk

Fidelity National Information Services has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Global Payments beats Fidelity National Information Services on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) and Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Global Payments and Fiserv's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%
Fiserv6.01%8.75%3.90%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.7% of Global Payments shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.7% of Fiserv shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Global Payments shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Fiserv shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fiserv has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Global Payments and Fiserv's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71
Fiserv$10.19 billion8.23$893 million$4.0031.32

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Global Payments and Fiserv, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Global Payments042502.86
Fiserv032912.94

Global Payments presently has a consensus price target of $211.3214, indicating a potential downside of 1.50%. Fiserv has a consensus price target of $129.7188, indicating a potential upside of 3.68%. Given Fiserv's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Fiserv is more favorable than Global Payments.

Summary

Fiserv beats Global Payments on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Automatic Data Processing and Global Payments' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Automatic Data Processing$14.59 billion5.67$2.47 billion$5.9232.67
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71

Automatic Data Processing has higher revenue and earnings than Global Payments. Automatic Data Processing is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Global Payments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.7% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Automatic Data Processing has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Automatic Data Processing and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Automatic Data Processing17.07%46.13%5.94%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Dividends

Automatic Data Processing pays an annual dividend of $3.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Automatic Data Processing pays out 62.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Payments pays out 13.3% 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. Automatic Data Processing has increased its dividend for 47 consecutive years and Global Payments has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Automatic Data Processing is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Automatic Data Processing and Global Payments, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Automatic Data Processing49502.06
Global Payments042502.86

Automatic Data Processing currently has a consensus price target of $169.9375, indicating a potential downside of 12.05%. Global Payments has a consensus price target of $211.3214, indicating a potential downside of 1.50%. Given Global Payments' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Global Payments is more favorable than Automatic Data Processing.

Summary

Global Payments beats Automatic Data Processing on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Paychex (NASDAQ:PAYX) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Paychex pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Global Payments pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Paychex pays out 82.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Global Payments pays out 13.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Paychex has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Global Payments has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Paychex and Global Payments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Paychex26.66%37.99%12.16%
Global Payments6.75%6.46%4.06%

Volatility & Risk

Paychex has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Payments has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

70.0% of Paychex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.7% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of Paychex shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Global Payments shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Paychex and Global Payments' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Paychex$4.04 billion8.64$1.10 billion$3.0032.27
Global Payments$4.91 billion12.92$430.61 million$5.8636.71

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Paychex and Global Payments, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Paychex36402.08
Global Payments042502.86

Paychex presently has a consensus target price of $93.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.93%. Global Payments has a consensus target price of $211.3214, suggesting a potential downside of 1.50%. Given Global Payments' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Global Payments is more favorable than Paychex.

Summary

Global Payments beats Paychex on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Global Payments Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Visa logo
V
Visa
2.6$225.09-0.3%$440.81 billion$21.85 billion46.13Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Mastercard logo
MA
Mastercard
2.1$380.94-0.3%$379.62 billion$16.88 billion57.11Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Fidelity National Information Services logo
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
2.1$153.40-0.8%$94.70 billion$10.33 billion-852.22Analyst Report
News Coverage
Fiserv logo
FISV
Fiserv
1.5$125.29-0.1%$83.70 billion$10.19 billion94.92Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Automatic Data Processing logo
ADP
Automatic Data Processing
2.4$193.40-0.3%$82.49 billion$14.59 billion33.58
Paychex logo
PAYX
Paychex
1.5$96.82-0.4%$34.75 billion$4.04 billion33.04
FLEETCOR Technologies logo
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
1.7$290.14-0.3%$24.27 billion$2.65 billion35.00Analyst Revision
Broadridge Financial Solutions logo
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
1.8$157.87-1.2%$18.06 billion$4.53 billion38.98
Jack Henry & Associates logo
JKHY
Jack Henry & Associates
1.7$164.17-1.8%$12.26 billion$1.70 billion42.20
The Western Union logo
WU
The Western Union
1.9$26.08-0.3%$10.62 billion$5.29 billion17.99News Coverage
WEX logo
WEX
WEX
1.6$225.15-1.7%$10.00 billion$1.72 billion78.72Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Genpact logo
G
Genpact
1.9$44.34-0.4%$8.33 billion$3.52 billion27.54Insider Selling
Euronet Worldwide logo
EEFT
Euronet Worldwide
1.6$143.26-1.9%$7.71 billion$2.75 billion270.31
Maximus logo
MMS
Maximus
2.0$95.55-0.2%$5.88 billion$3.46 billion28.10Dividend Announcement
CoreLogic logo
CLGX
CoreLogic
1.9$79.84-0.0%$5.84 billion$1.76 billion27.44
Alliance Data Systems logo
ADS
Alliance Data Systems
2.6$105.27-3.1%$5.40 billion$5.58 billion15.10
TTEC logo
TTEC
TTEC
1.6$108.76-0.7%$5.06 billion$1.64 billion49.89Analyst Report
ExlService logo
EXLS
ExlService
1.3$96.16-0.5%$3.21 billion$991.35 million42.36
Sykes Enterprises logo
SYKE
Sykes Enterprises
1.4$44.49-0.4%$1.77 billion$1.61 billion33.70
Cardtronics logo
CATM
Cardtronics
1.1$38.80-0.0%$1.75 billion$1.35 billion77.60Gap Down
CSG Systems International logo
CSGS
CSG Systems International
1.9$46.46-0.8%$1.54 billion$996.81 million22.12
Everi logo
EVRI
Everi
1.7$13.84-1.2%$1.22 billion$533.23 million-13.57News Coverage
Cass Information Systems logo
CASS
Cass Information Systems
0.9$46.08-0.6%$663.41 million$157.24 million26.79Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
MoneyGram International logo
MGI
MoneyGram International
1.4$6.69-4.2%$540.72 million$1.29 billion-17.61
OneSmart International Education Group logo
ONE
OneSmart International Education Group
0.8$2.46-7.3%$396.24 million$502.22 million-4.56Gap Up
Innodata logo
INOD
Innodata
0.4$6.54-6.6%$169.12 million$55.86 million-327.00Increase in Short Interest
Steel Connect logo
STCN
Steel Connect
0.6$2.16-8.3%$124.74 million$782.81 million-8.31
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