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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.20
GPN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. GPN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GPN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
GPN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GPN: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GPN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.26
0.13
0.8
Interest Coverage 2.84
GPN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. GPN: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 18.36 Max: 40.17
Current: 2.84
2.84
40.17
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.64
Beneish M-Score: -1.87
WACC vs ROIC
10.36%
7.14%
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 % 11.80
GPN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. GPN: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GPN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 18.76 Max: 22.14
Current: 11.8
11.8
22.14
Net Margin % 7.28
GPN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. GPN: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GPN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 10.64 Max: 13.82
Current: 7.28
2.55
13.82
ROE % 12.29
GPN's ROE % is ranked higher than
62% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. GPN: 12.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GPN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 18.64 Max: 31.68
Current: 12.29
4.15
31.68
ROA % 2.94
GPN's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GPN: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GPN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 7.6 Max: 13.41
Current: 2.94
2.38
13.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 92.61
GPN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
77% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. GPN: 92.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GPN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.4  Med: 165.56 Max: 207.43
Current: 92.61
69.4
207.43
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.00
GPN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GPN: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GPN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 15.4 Max: 17.8
Current: 14
2
17.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 19.20
GPN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. GPN: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GPN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 14.1 Max: 26
Current: 19.2
3.5
26
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.20
GPN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. GPN: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GPN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.9 Max: 30.2
Current: 20.2
3.1
30.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

GPN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Larry Robbins 58,471 sh (New)
John Hussman 225,000 sh (+50.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 77,190 sh (-3.46%)
Columbia Wanger 768,294 sh (-5.96%)
Jim Simons 534,400 sh (-53.70%)
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Q2 2016

GPN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 3,511 sh (New)
Jim Simons 586,245 sh (+9.70%)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
RS Investment Management 69,380 sh (-10.12%)
Columbia Wanger 608,746 sh (-20.77%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-55.56%)
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Q3 2016

GPN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 119,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 783,545 sh (+33.65%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 342,182 sh (-43.79%)
» More
Q4 2016

GPN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 12,930 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,202,445 sh (+53.46%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 284,775 sh (-16.78%)
Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (-37.24%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 522320    SIC: 7389
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Global Payments Inc is a provider of payment solutions for merchants, value-added resellers, enterprise software providers, financial institutions, government agencies, multi-national corporations and independent sales organizations.

Publicly traded since being spun off from National Data in 2001, Atlanta-based Global Payments provides payment processing services. Many of its customers are U.S. small and midsized merchants. Global Payments is a key conduit in the chain that links the end consumer to the institutions behind the credit card infrastructure. The company has expanded its presence in regions such as Europe and Asia.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 48.37
GPN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. GPN: 48.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GPN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.12  Med: 21.8 Max: 112.98
Current: 48.37
14.12
112.98
Forward PE Ratio 21.74
GPN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. GPN: 21.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 48.37
GPN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
85% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. GPN: 48.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GPN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.65  Med: 20.9 Max: 49.15
Current: 48.37
12.65
49.15
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 79.90
GPN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
91% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. GPN: 79.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GPN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.57  Med: 22.96 Max: 259.57
Current: 79.9
4.57
259.57
PB Ratio 4.55
GPN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GPN: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GPN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.76 Max: 11.65
Current: 4.55
2.45
11.65
PS Ratio 3.46
GPN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GPN: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GPN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.4
Current: 3.46
1.42
4.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 58.82
GPN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. GPN: 58.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GPN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 18.39 Max: 99.56
Current: 58.82
3.57
99.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 34.37
GPN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
92% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. GPN: 34.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GPN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 14.7 Max: 243.87
Current: 34.37
3.41
243.87
EV-to-EBIT 37.09
GPN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. GPN: 37.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 12.4 Max: 37.8
Current: 37.09
6.8
37.8
EV-to-EBITDA 21.35
GPN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. GPN: 21.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GPN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 10.2 Max: 23.2
Current: 21.35
5.6
23.2
PEG Ratio 3.73
GPN's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. GPN: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
GPN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.56 Max: 3.73
Current: 3.73
0.72
3.73
Shiller PE Ratio 56.06
GPN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.86 vs. GPN: 56.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GPN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.53  Med: 32.33 Max: 56.8
Current: 56.06
22.53
56.8
Current Ratio 1.17
GPN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GPN: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GPN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.17
0.63
3.13
Quick Ratio 1.17
GPN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. GPN: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GPN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.17
0.63
3.1
Days Sales Outstanding 29.37
GPN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.02 vs. GPN: 29.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.19  Med: 29.2 Max: 32.68
Current: 29.37
26.19
32.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.05
GPN's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. GPN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GPN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.28
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.02
GPN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GPN: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GPN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.05
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.05
GPN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
100% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. GPN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.05
GPN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. GPN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GPN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.28
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.00
GPN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GPN: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GPN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: -0.3 Max: 6
Current: 6
-11.7
6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.98
GPN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GPN: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GPN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.98
0.66
3.01
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.09
GPN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
84% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. GPN: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.51
GPN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GPN: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GPN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.51
0.64
2.13
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.03
GPN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. GPN: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
GPN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.03
Current: 3.03
0.78
3.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.70
GPN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. GPN: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GPN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 8 Max: 14.8
Current: 2.7
2.6
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 18.58
GPN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. GPN: 18.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GPN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.3  Med: 18.8 Max: 30.7
Current: 18.58
11.3
30.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,308
EPS (TTM) $ 1.64
Beta1.26
Short Percentage of Float4.18%
52-Week Range $58.54 - 81.56
Shares Outstanding (Mil)152.49

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,422 3,737 4,369
EPS ($) 3.63 4.29 4.56
EPS without NRI ($) 3.63 4.29 4.56
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.23%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.04 0.08
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