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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
GPN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GPN: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GPN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.26 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.38
Equity to Asset 0.15
GPN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GPN: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GPN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.15
0.13
0.8
Interest Coverage 9.30
GPN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.02 vs. GPN: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GPN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 18.36 Max: 40.17
Current: 9.3
9.7
40.17
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.17
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
8.87%
14.83%
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.50
GPN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. GPN: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GPN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.95  Med: 18.76 Max: 22.14
Current: 16.5
13.95
22.14
Net-margin (%) 10.32
GPN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. GPN: 10.32 )
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: 10.32
2.55
13.82
ROE (%) 36.04
GPN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. GPN: 36.04 )
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: 36.04
4.15
31.68
ROA (%) 5.83
GPN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. GPN: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GPN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 7.60 Max: 13.41
Current: 5.83
2.38
13.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 86.61
GPN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.65 vs. GPN: 86.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.76  Med: 165.56 Max: 207.43
Current: 86.61
68.76
207.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.00
GPN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. GPN: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 15.40 Max: 17.7
Current: 14
-19
17.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.20
GPN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GPN: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 14.10 Max: 26
Current: 19.2
-17.9
26
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.30
GPN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. GPN: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GPN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 12.90 Max: 30.2
Current: 20.3
3.1
30.2
» GPN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

GPN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management 29,956 sh (-18.03%)
Columbia Wanger 1,411,000 sh (-25.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 118,263 sh (-37.90%)
Larry Robbins 889,919 sh (-49.68%)
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Q2 2015

GPN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 8,100 sh (New)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
John Hussman 125,000 sh (-16.67%)
Columbia Wanger 1,064,625 sh (-24.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 78,000 sh (-34.05%)
RS Investment Management 11,370 sh (-62.04%)
RS Investment Management 11,370 sh (-62.04%)
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Q3 2015

GPN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 273,500 sh (+6653.09%)
RS Investment Management 19,190 sh (+237.55%)
Columbia Wanger 605,032 sh (+13.66%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman 91,500 sh (-26.80%)
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Q4 2015

GPN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 150,000 sh (-18.03%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.10
GPN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.82 vs. GPN: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GPN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 21.85 Max: 114.5
Current: 25.1
14.1
114.5
Forward P/E 17.12
GPN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. GPN: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.20
GPN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. GPN: 25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GPN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.77  Med: 21.08 Max: 37.48
Current: 25.2
12.77
37.48
P/B 8.96
GPN's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GPN: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GPN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.76 Max: 11.62
Current: 8.96
2.45
11.62
P/S 2.59
GPN's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GPN: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GPN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.97
Current: 2.59
1.42
4.97
PFCF 13.18
GPN's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.96 vs. GPN: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GPN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 16.23 Max: 85.64
Current: 13.18
3.57
85.64
POCF 11.31
GPN's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. GPN: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GPN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 13.69 Max: 259.65
Current: 11.31
3.41
259.65
EV-to-EBIT 18.87
GPN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. GPN: 18.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GPN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 12.35 Max: 23.5
Current: 18.87
6.8
23.5
EV-to-EBITDA 14.43
GPN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. GPN: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GPN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 10.20 Max: 18
Current: 14.43
5.6
18
PEG 1.95
GPN's PEG is ranked lower than
53% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GPN: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GPN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.40 Max: 3.2
Current: 1.95
0.71
3.2
Shiller P/E 42.27
GPN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.78 vs. GPN: 42.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GPN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.53  Med: 30.78 Max: 54.35
Current: 42.27
22.53
54.35
Current Ratio 1.17
GPN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 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: 1.44 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.17
0.63
3.13
Quick Ratio 1.17
GPN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 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: 1.42 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.17
0.63
3.1
Days Inventory 1.42
GPN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. GPN: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GPN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 3.46 Max: 4.89
Current: 1.42
2.12
4.89
Days Sales Outstanding 26.06
GPN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.94 vs. GPN: 26.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GPN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.19  Med: 29.20 Max: 32.68
Current: 26.06
26.19
32.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.07
GPN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. GPN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GPN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.07
0.06
0.29
Dividend Payout 0.02
GPN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. GPN: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GPN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 2
Current: 0.02
0.02
2
Forward Dividend Yield 0.07
GPN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. GPN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.07
GPN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. GPN: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GPN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.07
0.06
0.29
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.30
GPN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. GPN: 5.30 )
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: -41.9  Med: -0.20 Max: 5.3
Current: 5.3
-41.9
5.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.37
GPN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. GPN: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GPN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.90 Max: 3.01
Current: 2.37
0.65
3.01
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.61
GPN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
64% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. GPN: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
GPN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GPN: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GPN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.14
0.64
2.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.76
GPN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. GPN: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GPN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.76
0.77
3.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
GPN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GPN: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GPN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 8.10 Max: 14.8
Current: 5.3
4.2
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.87
GPN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.89 vs. GPN: 17.87 )
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: 20.10 Max: 31
Current: 17.87
11.3
31

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2843
EPS $ 2.22
Beta1.20
Short Percentage of Float4.42%
52-Week Range $43.84 - 74.64
Shares Outstanding(Mil)129.35

Analyst Estimate

May16 May17
Revenue(Mil) 2,473 2,473
EPS($) 2.91 3.30
EPS without NRI($) 2.91 3.30

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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 Company's 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 Company's competitors within the United Kingdom are the Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays. The Russian Federation payments market is 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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