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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$158.00|
|52 Week High||US$148.69|
|52 Week Low||US$220.81|
|1 Month Change||-2.25%|
|3 Month Change||-17.33%|
|1 Year Change||-10.73%|
|3 Year Change||41.02%|
|5 Year Change||117.66%|
|Change since IPO||4,130.96%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN)?
Today we're going to take a look at the well-established Global Payments Inc. ( NYSE:GPN ). The company's stock saw...
Global Payments - Unfazed By BNPL And Disruptive Fintech
Global Payments has thrived despite the presence of disruptive fintech startups, delivering 22% annualized returns over the past decade. Management is unfazed by the market’s anxiety toward BNPL and disruptive industry forces; BNPL is not new and Global Payments powers over a billion such transactions per year. GPN’s shrinking stock price has decoupled from fundamentals, offering investors an opportunity to buy a quality business at a modest price. Reaching the lower end of management guidance and repricing to a 25x multiple could produce 73% two-year returns if the company overcomes its rivals in the competitive payments industry. Adding GPN to the Prime Portfolio and updating on other recent activity.
Global Payments Inc.'s (NYSE:GPN) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 42% Above Its Share Price
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Here's Why Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly
Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...
|GPN||US IT||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GPN underperformed the US IT industry which returned 21.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GPN underperformed the US Market which returned 30.3% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: GPN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GPN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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. The company 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.
Global Payments Fundamentals Summary
|GPN fundamental statistics|
Is GPN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GPN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.65b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 02, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.94|
|Net Profit Margin||10.83%|
How did GPN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Global Payments undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GPN ($158) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($248.57)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GPN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GPN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.7x) compared to the US IT industry average (35.1x).
PE vs Market: GPN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.7x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GPN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GPN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US IT industry average (5.3x).
How is Global Payments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 24 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GPN's forecast earnings growth (21.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: GPN's earnings (21.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GPN's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GPN's revenue (8.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GPN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.8%).
How has Global Payments performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GPN has a large one-off loss of $308.1M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: GPN's current net profit margins (10.8%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GPN's earnings have grown by 18.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GPN's earnings growth over the past year (128.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GPN earnings growth over the past year (128.1%) exceeded the IT industry 35.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GPN's Return on Equity (3.3%) is considered low.
How is Global Payments's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GPN's short term assets ($4.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: GPN's short term assets ($4.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($13.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GPN's debt to equity ratio (40%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GPN's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 168.6% to 40% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GPN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23%).
Interest Coverage: GPN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
What is Global Payments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GPN's dividend (0.63%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.29%).
High Dividend: GPN's dividend (0.63%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GPN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: GPN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GPN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of GPN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Sloan (54 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey S. Sloan, also known as Jeff, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Global Payments Inc. since October 1, 2013. Mr. Sloan served as the President at Global Payments from June 1, 2010 to June...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD15.52M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GPN's management team is considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GPN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: GPN insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Global Payments Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Global Payments Inc.
- Ticker: GPN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1967
- Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$46.412b
- Shares outstanding: 293.75m
- Website: https://www.globalpaymentsinc.com
Number of Employees
- Global Payments Inc.
- 3550 Lenox Road
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/24 22:13|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 00:00|
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