Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE:GPN)

CAPS Rating: 3 out of 5

A processor of electronic transactions for merchants, multinational corporations, financial institutions, consumers, government agencies and other profit and non-profit business enterprises to facilitate payments to purchase goods and services.

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Aerius (84.68)
Submitted January 01, 2008

Out of the competitors I've researched, this is the only etransaction facilitator (ok, you figure out what to call their industry) that actually has a working business model. And yes, I may not have fully researched the field...so sue me. It's not… More

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Member Avatar rhallbick (97.00) Submitted: 4/5/2018 11:01:27 AM : Outperform Start Price: $107.42 GPN Score: +1.99

Global Payments Inc. (GPN)

Provider of payment technology services that allow their customers to accept various payment types, including credit and debit cards, electronic transfers, checks, and digital-based payments. Offerings include 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.

Founded as a subsidiary to National Data Corp. in 2000, and spun off as an independent publicly-traded company 2001. Has expanded operations to 30 countries, with 74% of revenue generated within US borders. Main competitors are Bank of America Merchant Services, Chase Paymentech Solutions and Worldpay, Inc. GPN is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

The volume of electronic payment transactions continues to grow, and continues to replace traditional cash and check payments. GPN's annual revenue is $4 billion, and has been showing a growth rate of about 20%. Much of recent growth is fueled by an aggressive acquisition strategy. Balance sheet shows that the funds from all of the previous stock sales, all the previous retained earnings, plus an additional $1.7 billion in debt have now been exchanged for the "Goodwill" in acquired companies. Total debt is $5.3 billion, with current interest payments of $175 million being taken out of $560 million in annual operating income.

Trailing P/E 27: Forward P/E 21

Outstanding common shares:
Jul 26, 2016 was 153,630,063 shares
Feb 19, 2018 was 159,205,866 shares

Price: $107.43 . | . Annualized Dividend: $0.04 . | . Dividend Yield: 0.04%

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Member Avatar freecapital (79.12) Submitted: 11/9/2017 5:35:53 AM : Outperform Start Price: $101.27 GPN Score: +8.50

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Member Avatar gunterle (66.62) Submitted: 7/28/2015 11:14:02 AM : Outperform Start Price: $54.57 GPN Score: +81.95

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jhr2101 (48.20) Score: +494.84

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Member Name Member
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jhr2101 48.20 3/30/2007 Outperform 3W $16.75 +601.55% +106.71% +494.84 0 Comment
ZakL 76.44 3/30/2007 Outperform 3W $16.79 +599.90% +106.44% +493.46 0 Comment
matt2brad 25.17 3/30/2007 Outperform 5Y $16.80 +599.50% +106.23% +493.26 1 Comment
mpierresu 45.91 3/30/2007 Outperform 3M $16.80 +599.50% +106.48% +493.02 0 Comment
birdienumnum 93.85 3/30/2007 11/30/2013 Outperform 5Y $16.84 +597.64% +106.52% +491.11 0 Comment
happydayinsa 62.46 3/30/2007 Outperform NS $16.89 +595.83% +106.64% +489.19 0 Comment
sulakhe 57.34 3/30/2007 Outperform 1Y $16.99 +591.40% +107.11% +484.29 1 Comment
fvtran 67.30 8/21/2007 Outperform 1Y $17.62 +566.91% +101.74% +465.16 0 Comment
HALKAREN 74.54 4/2/2007 Outperform 1Y $17.51 +571.18% +106.09% +465.09 0 Comment
Luc37 < 20 4/2/2007 Outperform 5Y $17.51 +571.18% +106.09% +465.09 0 Comment

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TrackBarclaysCap 89.01 3/30/2017 Outperform NS $80.09 +46.71% +17.69% +29.02 0 Comment
TrackStifel 93.99 11/4/2016 Outperform NS $71.19 +65.04% +32.66% +32.39 0 Comment
TrackKBW 90.97 7/7/2015 Outperform NS $52.67 +123.08% +33.91% +89.17 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.49 4/8/2015 Outperform 3W $49.22 +138.73% +33.25% +105.48 0 Comment
TrackEvercorePar 42.35 3/19/2015 Outperform NS $46.64 +151.94% +31.99% +119.95 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.79 11/15/2012 Outperform NS $20.60 +470.40% +103.80% +366.60 0 Comment
TrackGoldmanSach 79.66 7/26/2012 Outperform NS $21.54 +445.41% +103.94% +341.48 0 Comment
TrackNorthcoastR 72.01 7/5/2012 Outperform NS $21.71 +441.17% +102.43% +338.74 0 Comment
TrackStifel 93.99 4/3/2012 Outperform NS $23.19 -9.35% -0.58% -8.78 8/14/2012 @ $21.02 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 87.43 10/7/2011 Outperform NS $21.02 +458.89% +136.52% +322.37 0 Comment
TrackStifel 93.99 9/30/2011 Outperform NS $20.29 +22.81% +16.15% +6.66 1/26/2012 @ $24.92 0 Comment
TrackBarrington 91.04 4/1/2010 Outperform NS $24.11 -26.79% -5.52% -21.27 7/28/2010 @ $17.65 0 Comment
TrackSusquehanna 94.70 3/10/2010 Outperform NS $22.85 +414.14% +142.01% +272.13 0 Comment
TrackPiperJaff 87.49 3/4/2010 Outperform NS $21.22 +453.74% +146.45% +307.29 0 Comment
TrackRWBaird 88.79 5/21/2009 Outperform NS $16.66 +605.20% +213.01% +392.19 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 88.78 4/15/2009 Outperform NS $15.83 +642.19% +233.79% +408.40 0 Comment
TrackBarclaysCap 89.01 4/7/2009 Outperform NS $15.68 +56.42% +38.71% +17.70 1/8/2010 @ $24.53 0 Comment
TrackJanney 89.05 1/7/2009 Outperform NS $16.56 +609.61% +206.77% +402.84 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.79 1/4/2008 Underperform NS $18.06 +18.96% -5.39% -24.36 4/1/2008 @ $21.48 0 Comment
TrackSusquehanna 94.70 12/18/2007 Underperform NS $21.87 +8.37% -22.18% -30.54 10/3/2008 @ $23.70 0 Comment
TrackRichAster 98.96 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $21.79 +439.15% +90.30% +348.85 2 Comments
TrackRichPzena 85.29 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $22.08 +6.48% -10.37% +16.86 6/17/2008 @ $23.51 1 Comment
TrackJimCramer 85.49 9/25/2007 Underperform 3W $21.19 +132.68% +37.38% -95.30 4/8/2015 @ $49.31 0 Comment
TrackWMBlair 81.28 4/16/2007 Outperform NS $19.08 +515.76% +100.68% +415.09 0 Comment
TrackAGEdwards < 20 4/13/2007 Outperform NS $18.36 +9.58% +6.35% +3.23 6/1/2007 @ $20.12 0 Comment
TrackBarrington 91.04 4/3/2007 Outperform NS $17.94 +37.14% -20.74% +57.87 1/8/2010 @ $24.60 0 Comment
TrackSunTrustRH 85.81 2/8/2007 Outperform NS $19.44 +504.53% +103.17% +401.36 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 86.08 1/8/2007 Outperform NS $20.72 +467.06% +108.91% +358.15 0 Comment
TrackRWBaird 88.79 10/12/2006 Outperform NS $20.79 -22.57% -39.05% +16.48 12/2/2008 @ $16.10 0 Comment
TrackJPMorgan 87.25 10/5/2006 Outperform NS $21.71 -1.40% -11.92% +10.52 4/30/2010 @ $21.41 0 Comment
TrackBarrington 91.04 10/2/2006 Outperform NS $21.90 -3.86% +5.36% -9.22 1/8/2007 @ $21.06 0 Comment
TrackMorganKeeg 75.40 10/2/2006 Outperform NS $21.55 +445.18% +120.31% +324.86 0 Comment
TrackUBS 92.18 9/13/2006 Outperform NS $20.41 +475.82% +124.49% +351.32 0 Comment
TrackMatrix < 20 8/17/2006 Outperform NS $19.75 +13.60% +7.33% +6.27 4/17/2012 @ $22.44 0 Comment

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