Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE: GPN) Could Be Viewed Differently By Investors Because Of These Numbers

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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Software – Infrastructure industry segment. The current market capitalization of Global Payments, Inc. is $24.36B. A total of 2.13 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.36M shares.

In the most recent transaction, JOHNSTON SHANNON A sold 1,727 shares of GPN for 98.33 per share on Jun 06 ’24. After the transaction, the Senior EVP and CIO now owns 12,489 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 09 ’24, Carter Andrea M sold 3,300 shares at 111.34 per share. GPN shares that Senior Executive VP and CHRO owns now total 25,209.

Among the insiders who sold shares, WOODS M TROY disposed of 5,247 shares on Dec 14 ’23 at a per-share price of $133.77. This resulted in the Director holding 248,029 shares of GPN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, BALDWIN ROBERT H B JR bought 3,500 shares at $120.06 per share on Dec 08 ’23. Company shares held by the Director now total 40,892.

Dividend

The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Global Payments, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.00, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.05%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.95. GPN’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/14/2024 when it declared a $0.25 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/28/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/29/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 3/14/2024. The GPN stock dividend was $0.25 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, GPN has a high of $141.77 and a low of $95.12.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. GPN’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.98B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $12.08B in debt and $4.46B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $87.08, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $25.87B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for GPN is Buy with a score of 4.52.

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