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Global Payments Selling, General, & Admin. Expense

: USD 2,654 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2020)
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Selling, general, & admin. expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. Global Payments's selling, general, & admin. expense for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was USD 671 Mil. Its selling, general, & admin. expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was USD 2,654 Mil.


Global Payments Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Global Payments Annual Data
May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,295.01 1,325.57 1,488.26 1,534.30 2,046.67

Global Payments Quarterly Data
Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 411.15 504.18 753.02 725.75 670.64

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Global Payments Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Global Payments's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense falls into.



Global Payments Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Calculation

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. For instance, personnel cost, advertising, rent, communication costs are all part of SGA.

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was 504.184 (Sep. 2019 ) + 753.021 (Dec. 2019 ) + 725.748 (Mar. 2020 ) + 670.638 (Jun. 2020 ) = USD 2,654 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Global Payments  (NYSE:GPN) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Explanation

An efficient operation keeps SGA costs low and thus has higher profit margin. The percentage of SGA relative to total revenue is an indication of how efficiently the company operates. Compare this percentage among the companies in the same industry is a good way of finding more efficient operations. A comparison of the SGA cost relative to the revenue with the historical value can also be an indication of how efficient the company has become.

Warren Buffett likes companies with consistent SGA as the percentage of gross profit.

Companies with no durable competitive advantage show wild variation in SG&A as % of Gross Profit.

If SGA is less than 30% of Gross Profit, it is fantastic. If SGA is nearing 100%, it is is in highly competitive industry.


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