Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, February 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.01 per share for the quarter.
Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The business services provider reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $917.31 million. Global Payments had a net margin of 7.14% and a return on equity of 18.50%. The firm’s revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.89 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Global Payments to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Global Payments (NYSE GPN) opened at $106.32 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27. The stock has a market cap of $16,920.00, a P/E ratio of 60.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 1.14. Global Payments has a 1-year low of $76.47 and a 1-year high of $113.26.
In other Global Payments news, Director Alan M. Silberstein sold 600 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.05, for a total transaction of $63,630.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 44,293 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,697,272.65. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 3,600 shares of company stock worth $366,270. 0.93% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
About Global Payments
Global Payments Inc is a provider of payment technology services. The Company provides payment and digital commerce solutions. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company’s segments primarily provide payment solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments and check-related services.
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