Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) went up by 2.88% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $209.62 and move down -13.4%, while GPN stocks collected 5.52% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/01/20 that Global Payments Signs Multi-Year Agreement With Wells Fargo Bank
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) Worth an Investment?
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 125.32 times of increase in earnings at the present.
GPN Market Performance
GPN stocks went up by 5.52% for the week, with the monthly jump of 6.10% and a quarterly performance of 0.73%, while its annual performance rate touched 8.83%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.75% for GPN stocks with the simple moving average of 5.75% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GPN stocks, with Mizuho repeating the rating for GPN shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for GPN socks in the upcoming period according to Mizuho is $165 based on the research report published on August 27, 2020.
Bernstein, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see GPN stock at the price of $201. The rating they have provided for GPN stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on August 19, 2020.
Goldman gave “Buy” rating to GPN stocks, setting the target price at $197 in the report published on July 14, 2020.
GPN Stocks 7.61% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought GPN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Global Payments Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -11.82% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.13%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.28%, while the shares surge at the distance of +6.03% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +4.31% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, GPN went up by +5.52%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +3.14% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $173.68. In addition, Global Payments Inc. saw 1.25% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
GPN Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Global Payments Inc. (GPN), starting from MARSHALL RUTH ANN, who sold 1,624 shares at the price of $176.00 back on Aug 27. After this action, Rushing now owns 40,074 shares of Global Payments Inc., valued at $285,824 with the latest closing price.
JACOBS WILLIAM I, the Director of Global Payments Inc., sold 500 shares at the value of $166.25 during a trade that took place back on Jul 15, which means that JACOBS WILLIAM I is holding 24,893 shares at the value of $83,125 based on the most recent closing price.
GPN Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +21.32 for the present operating margin and +57.78 for gross margin. The net margin for Global Payments Inc. stands at +8.77. Total capital return value is set at 4.35, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.86. Equity return holds the value 1.40%, with 0.90% for asset returns.
Based on Global Payments Inc. (GPN), the company’s capital structure generated 36.17 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 26.56. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 22.65 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 3.46 and long-term debt to capital is 34.06.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 9.15 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for Global Payments Inc. is 2.34 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.17. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.22.