Global Payments Inc. (GPN) EPS Estimated At $1.06

April 27, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 31 investors sold Global Payments Inc. shares while 137 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 150.74 million shares or 3.00% less from 155.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Gru invested in 53,016 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Ltd Company reported 0.34% stake. Riverhead Capital Management Limited Liability holds 0.02% or 5,644 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Assoc Limited Liability Corp, a Washington-based fund reported 255,930 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 0.18% invested in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 155,000 shares. Oak Ridge Ltd Co reported 0.19% stake. Novare Mngmt Ltd Liability has 73,961 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). 5,684 are owned by Com Natl Bank. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv accumulated 0.05% or 94,242 shares. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Lc owns 1,269 shares. Intll Limited Ca, a California-based fund reported 54,886 shares. Gam Hldgs Ag invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN). 13 were accumulated by Tarbox Family Office. First Personal Fincl Svcs has 0.06% invested in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) for 2,896 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $5.69 million activity. BALDWIN ROBERT H B JR sold $634,588 worth of Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) on Monday, February 12. JACOBS WILLIAM I had sold 600 shares worth $63,324 on Tuesday, February 13. MARSHALL RUTH ANN sold 6,250 shares worth $714,500.

Analysts expect Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) to report $1.06 EPS on May, 3 before the open.They anticipate $0.25 EPS change or 30.86 % from last quarter’s $0.81 EPS. GPN’s profit would be $169.09 million giving it 26.45 P/E if the $1.06 EPS is correct. After having $1.07 EPS previously, Global Payments Inc.’s analysts see -0.93 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.40% or $2.63 during the last trading session, reaching $112.16. About 853,449 shares traded. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has risen 42.24% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.69% the S&P500.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering Global Payments (NYSE:GPN), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Global Payments had 36 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was upgraded by Stephens. Cowen & Co maintained Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, November 9 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, November 9 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 16 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, November 9. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report.

Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments, and check-related services. The company has market cap of $17.89 billion. It 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, online reporting, industry compliance, and payment card industry security services. It has a 37.26 P/E ratio. The firm also provides an array of enterprise software solutions that streamline business of its clients in various vertical markets; and value-added services, such as analytic and engagement tools, as well as payroll services.

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