Global Payments Inc. (GPN): Price and Financial Metrics

Global Payments Inc. (GPN): $160.58

5.61 (+3.62%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where GPN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GPN is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 51 weeks.
  • GPN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 31.15% of US stocks).

GPN Stock Summary

  • GPN has a market capitalization of $45,522,141,972 -- more than approximately 93.86% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 52.69, Global Payments Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 82.88% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Global Payments Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Global Payments Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ROP, CTAS, ADM, MNST, and ROST.
  • GPN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Global Payments Inc's official web site, go to

GPN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, GPN's price/sales ratio is 252.94% higher, now standing at 6.
  • GPN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 11.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • GPN's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GPN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GPN 2021-08-26 6.0 1.8 55.0 42.2
GPN 2021-08-25 6.1 1.8 56.2 43.0
GPN 2021-08-24 6.2 1.8 56.9 43.4
GPN 2021-08-23 6.1 1.8 56.4 43.1
GPN 2021-08-20 6.0 1.8 55.4 42.5
GPN 2021-08-19 6.0 1.8 55.4 42.5

GPN Growth Metrics

  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 20.81%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 57.46%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 118.06%.
GPN's revenue has moved up $5,132,774,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows GPN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 7,975.452 2,463.502 863.885
2021-03-31 7,509.967 2,476.982 637.626
2020-12-31 7,423.558 2,314.15 584.52
2020-09-30 7,481.125 1,586.649 504.647
2020-06-30 6,669.251 2,104.214 378.72
2020-03-31 5,932.451 1,598.123 461.847

GPN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GPN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 53.71% of graded US stocks.
  • GPN's asset turnover comes in at 0.179 -- ranking 492nd of 560 Business Services stocks.
  • FISV, QTWO, and BBSI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GPN.

The table below shows GPN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.179 0.538 0.109
2021-03-31 0.170 0.515 0.089
2020-12-31 0.168 0.508 0.085
2020-09-30 0.169 0.496 0.078
2020-06-30 0.150 0.506 0.064
2020-03-31 0.160 0.544 0.081

GPN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GPN, see our GPN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $227.16 Average Broker Recommendation 1.41 (Moderate Buy)

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GPN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $160.58 52-week high $220.81
Prev. close $154.97 52-week low $148.69
Day low $156.01 Volume 1,606,300
Day high $160.64 Avg. volume 1,896,073
50-day MA $162.77 Dividend yield 0.62%
200-day MA $189.42 Market Cap 47.17B

Global Payments Inc. (GPN) Company Bio

Global Payments provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Below are the latest news stories about Global Payments Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GPN as an investment opportunity.

Global Payments: Assessing Impacts of Mineral Tree Acquisition

Global Payments (GPN) is a worldwide provider of payment technology and software. I am bullish on the stock. (See Insiders’ Hot Stocks on TipRanks) Mineral Tree acquisition Global Payments has agreed to acquire Mineral Tree for $500 million. The deal is anticipated to close by the end of Q4, subject to regulatory approvals. Mineral Tree's SaaS offerings automate key procurement processes, which include invoicing, approvals, payment options, and related options. It's anticipated that the acquisition would substantially increase Global Payments' access to hyper-growth markets, which adds to the general quality of the firm's top-line earnings.

Steve Gray Booyens on TipRanks | October 15, 2021

At US$155, Is Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) Worth Looking At Closely?

Global Payments Inc. ( NYSE:GPN ) received a lot of attention from a substantial price movement on the NYSE over the...

Yahoo | October 15, 2021

SimpleNexus introduces in-app payments with debut of Nexus Pay at MBA Annual21

SimpleNexus (, developer of the leading homeownership platform for loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, today announced the debut of Nexus Pay at the Mortgage Bankers Association's Annual Convention and Expo (MBA Annual21) happening October 17-20 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Yahoo | October 13, 2021

AmEx (AXP) Modifies Card to Boost Growth of Small Businesses

American Express (AXP) relaunches the Business Gold Rewards Card with added rewards and bonus features, which can help Canadian small business owners to grow their businesses.

Yahoo | October 12, 2021

Global Payments CEO says open to big deals again

Global Payments Inc CEO Jeff Sloan said in an interview he would be open to a large acquisition again, two years after acquiring peer TSYS in a $21.5 billion all-stock deal, while continuing to chase small bolt-on purchases to bolster growth. Global Payments, one of the world's biggest providers of transaction services for businesses, complemented its offerings with the acquisition of TSYS, which processes credit card transactions for banks. Global Payments' acquisition focus is now on software and other technology-enabled platforms, Sloan said.

Yahoo | October 11, 2021

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GPN Price Returns

1-mo -2.08%
3-mo -17.42%
6-mo -25.44%
1-year -8.91%
3-year 35.17%
5-year 122.16%
YTD -25.20%
2020 18.51%
2019 77.25%
2018 2.92%
2017 44.49%
2016 7.66%

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