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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
GPN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GPN: 0.30 )
GPN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3

Equity to Asset 0.21
GPN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GPN: 0.21 )
GPN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.21

0.2
0.8
Interest Coverage 9.70
GPN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.72 vs. GPN: 9.70 )
GPN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 40.17
Current: 9.7

8.6
40.17
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.71
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
8.05%
14.87%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.12
GPN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. GPN: 16.12 )
GPN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.95   Max: 22.14
Current: 16.12

13.95
22.14
Net-margin (%) 9.64
GPN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. GPN: 9.64 )
GPN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 13.82
Current: 9.64

2.55
13.82
ROE (%) 27.60
GPN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. GPN: 27.60 )
GPN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 26.6
Current: 27.6

4.15
26.6
ROA (%) 6.49
GPN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. GPN: 6.49 )
GPN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 13.41
Current: 6.49

2.38
13.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 67.63
GPN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. GPN: 67.63 )
GPN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 72.72   Max: 193.42
Current: 67.63

72.72
193.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
GPN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GPN: 15.00 )
GPN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 17.7
Current: 15

2.3
17.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.20
GPN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GPN: 12.20 )
GPN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 26
Current: 12.2

3.6
26
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
GPN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. GPN: 8.90 )
GPN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33   Max: 72.7
Current: 8.9

-33
72.7
» GPN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GPN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Hussman 40,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 324,797 sh (+2627.09%)
Jeremy Grantham 148,715 sh (+504.73%)
Larry Robbins 1,450,280 sh (+7.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 42,948 sh (+5.98%)
Columbia Wanger 1,930,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 5,546 sh (-5.13%)
RS Investment Management 1,659,879 sh (-29.52%)
John Rogers 24,801 sh (-65.39%)
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Q2 2014

GPN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 333,600 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (+275.00%)
Larry Robbins 2,291,905 sh (+58.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 54,919 sh (+27.87%)
Steven Cohen 18,100 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,930,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Chuck Royce 4,146 sh (-25.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 92,815 sh (-37.59%)
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Q3 2014

GPN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 90,700 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 28,300 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 2,291,905 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,886,000 sh (-2.28%)
Chuck Royce 2,346 sh (-43.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 164,000 sh (-50.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,800 sh (-92.67%)
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Q4 2014

GPN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 135,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 215,100 sh (+137.16%)
RS Investment Management 36,546 sh (+29.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 190,447 sh (+16.13%)
Columbia Wanger 1,886,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Larry Robbins 1,768,493 sh (-22.84%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.30
GPN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.60 vs. GPN: 26.30 )
GPN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.09   Max: 123.37
Current: 26.3

14.09
123.37
Forward P/E 19.69
GPN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 19.69 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.00
GPN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.00 vs. GPN: 26.00 )
GPN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 14.12   Max: 123.98
Current: 26

14.12
123.98
P/B 8.10
GPN's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. GPN: 8.10 )
GPN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 8.2
Current: 8.1

2.45
8.2
P/S 2.55
GPN's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GPN: 2.55 )
GPN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 4.98
Current: 2.55

1.42
4.98
PFCF 43.50
GPN's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.74 vs. GPN: 43.50 )
GPN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 94.71
Current: 43.5

3.58
94.71
POCF 28.99
GPN's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.49 vs. GPN: 28.99 )
GPN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.42   Max: 267.52
Current: 28.99

3.42
267.52
EV-to-EBIT 18.62
GPN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.44 vs. GPN: 18.62 )
GPN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 22.6
Current: 18.62

6.9
22.6
PEG 2.71
GPN's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 2.71 )
GPN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 8.27
Current: 2.71

0.79
8.27
Shiller P/E 34.30
GPN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 34.30 )
GPN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.37   Max: 48.67
Current: 34.3

19.37
48.67
Current Ratio 1.28
GPN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. GPN: 1.28 )
GPN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.13
Current: 1.28

0.63
3.13
Quick Ratio 1.28
GPN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GPN: 1.28 )
GPN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.28

0.63
3.1
Days Inventory 2.37
GPN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 2.37 )
GPN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 6.55
Current: 2.37

2.77
6.55
Days Sales Outstanding 22.76
GPN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 80.95 vs. GPN: 22.76 )
GPN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.56   Max: 40.58
Current: 22.76

25.56
40.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.08
GPN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
96% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. GPN: 0.08 )
GPN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.08

0.08
0.38
Dividend Payout 0.02
GPN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 0.02 )
GPN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.02

0.02
1.82
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.10
GPN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. GPN: 0.10 )
GPN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.1

0.08
0.38
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
GPN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. GPN: 3.30 )
GPN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.3   Max: -12.4
Current: 3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
GPN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 1.70 )
GPN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.7

0.65
2.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
GPN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GPN: 1.10 )
GPN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.1

0.64
2.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
GPN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GPN: 2.20 )
GPN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 3.35
Current: 2.2

0.82
3.35
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
GPN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GPN: 5.30 )
GPN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 14.5
Current: 5.3

4.4
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.89
GPN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. GPN: 14.89 )
GPN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 31.3
Current: 14.89

11.1
31.3

Analyst Estimate

May15 May16
Revenue(Mil) 2,769 2,965
EPS($) 4.64 5.17
EPS without NRI($) 4.64 5.17

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:GLO.Germany,
Global Payments Inc was incorporated in Georgia in September 2000. The Company is a provider of electronic payments transaction processing services for consumers, merchants, Independent Sales Organizations ('ISO's), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Spain, the Republic of Malta, the Czech Republic, the Russian Federation and the Asia-Pacific region. The Company serves as an intermediary to facilitate electronic payment transactions and operate in two business segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. The Companys two merchant services segments target customers in many vertical industries including financial institutions, gaming, government, health care, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, nonprofit organizations and utilities. The Companys competitors within the United Kingdom are the Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays. The Russian Federation payments market is highly fragmented and its competition is made up of various financial institutions, including Sberbank and Russian Standard Bank. In the Czech Republic, its competitors for processing are First Data, SiNSYS, and Euronet. In the Asia-Pacific region, its main competition is from financial institutions that offer merchant acquiring services as well as Merchant Solutions, which is a joint venture between First Data and Standard Chartered PLC. It is subject to various United States federal, state and foreign laws and regulations governing money transmission and the sale of payment instruments, such as official checks and money orders.
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