First Data provides eCommerce payment solutions for merchants, financial institutions and card issuers. The Company's product portfolio includes merchant transaction processing services, credit, debit, private-label, gift, payroll and other prepaid card issuing and processing, fraud protection and authentication solutions, electronic check acceptance services through TeleCheck, as well as Internet commerce and mobile payment solutions. 

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TypePublic
HQAtlanta, US
Founded1971
Size (employees)22,000 (est)
Websitefirstdata.com
First Data was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Atlanta, US
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Key People/Management at First Data

Frank Bisignano

Frank Bisignano

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Cindy Armine-Klein

Cindy Armine-Klein

Executive Vice President, Chief Control Officer
Dan Charron

Dan Charron

Executive Vice President, Head of Global Business Solutions
Guy Chiarello

Guy Chiarello

President
Ivo Distelbrink

Ivo Distelbrink

Executive Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific Region
Christopher Foskett

Christopher Foskett

Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate & Business Development
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First Data Office Locations

First Data has offices in Atlanta, Vila Almeida, Boston, Columbus and in 125 other locations
Atlanta, (HQ)
2000 5565 Glenridge Con
Atlanta,
5565 Glenridge Con
Blue Ash,
11311 Cornell Park Dr # 300
Boston,
53 State St
Charlotte,
13216 Chasewater Dr
Columbus,
2975 Morse Rd
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First Data Financials and Metrics

First Data Revenue

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First Data's revenue was reported to be $8.13 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.4b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.6b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

68.7%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

448.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

475.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

17.0b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

18.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

601.0m

EV

33.3b
First Data's current market capitalization is $17 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

10.8b11.2b11.5b11.6b8.1b

Revenue growth, %

3%3%1%4%

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.1b3.2b3.2b2.8b

Gross profit

7.7b8.1b8.2b8.4b5.4b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

2.8b2.7b1.9b2.0b1.9b2.0b2.0b1.9b2.0b2.1b2.3b2.4b2.4b

Cost of goods sold

751.0m811.0m655.0m686.0m731.0m698.0m711.0m700.0m691.0m698.0m779.0m751.0m741.0m

Gross profit

2.0b1.9b1.3b1.3b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.5b1.7b1.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

73%70%66%65%61%65%64%63%66%66%66%69%69%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

425.3m358.4m429.0m385.0m498.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.8b1.8b1.8b1.9b2.2b

Prepaid Expenses

360.0m335.0m

Current Assets

10.1b10.0b10.8b17.4b23.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

408.5m547.7m386.4m340.0m348.0m368.0m311.0m282.0m475.0m503.0m493.0m502.0m586.0m544.0m601.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.8b1.8b1.9b2.1b

Prepaid Expenses

418.0m317.0m335.0m295.0m

Current Assets

12.1b12.4b9.5b10.2b10.5b9.7b10.2b11.0b11.4b12.1b12.6b17.9b20.5b20.2b23.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(692.1m)(264.5m)(1.3b)660.0m1.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.1b

Accounts Payable

(1.2m)12.0m(162.0m)35.0m(82.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

672.7m1.0b795.0m2.1b2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(164.9m)(141.8m)(330.1m)(63.0m)(30.0m)(105.0m)(6.0m)209.0m409.0m79.0m322.0m662.0m134.0m536.0m984.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

292.2m581.6m877.8m277.0m557.0m843.0m262.0m528.0m793.0m258.0m526.0m806.0m271.0m546.0m816.0m

Accounts Payable

(252.0m)(23.5m)(180.1m)(232.0m)37.0m(71.0m)(102.0m)(210.0m)5.0m(170.0m)(165.0m)(186.0m)(128.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

(44.1m)383.1m577.2m(102.0m)453.0m687.0m386.0m908.0m1.7b421.0m1.0b1.6b534.0m1.1b1.8b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

70.1 x

EV/CFO

18.4 x

Financial Leverage

6.9 x
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First Data Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017May, 2018

Gross Payment Volume

$1.70 t$1.70 t$1.90 t$2.10 t$2.40 t

Transactions per Second

2.50 k2.80 k3 k3 k

Transactions

74 79 b88 b93 b

Partners

4 k4 k4 k4 k
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First Data Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
BluepayDecember 01, 2017
CardConnectMay 30, 2017$750 m
AcculynkMarch 21, 2017
Clover NetworkOctober 09, 2013
FundsXpressApril 16, 2007
Administradora de Tarjetas S.R.L.
BA Merchant Services
Banc of America Merchant Services
Bankcard Investigative Group Inc.
Bank of America Merchant Services Canada Corp.
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First Data Revenue Breakdown

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First Data revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.8% from Global Business Solutions, 57.4% from Global Financial Solutions and 20.8% from Network & Security Solutions

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First Data News and Updates

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First Data Company Life and Culture

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First Data Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was First Data founded?

    First Data was founded in 1971.

  • Who are First Data key executives?

    First Data's key executives are Frank Bisignano, Cindy Armine-Klein and Dan Charron.

  • How many employees does First Data have?

    First Data has 22,000 employees.

  • What is First Data revenue?

    Latest First Data annual revenue is $8.1 b.

  • What is First Data revenue per employee?

    Latest First Data revenue per employee is $369.5 k.

  • Who are First Data competitors?

    Competitors of First Data include ACI Worldwide, Global Payments and Heartland Payment Systems.

  • Where is First Data headquarters?

    First Data headquarters is located at 2000 5565 Glenridge Con, Atlanta.

  • Where are First Data offices?

    First Data has offices in Atlanta, Vila Almeida, Boston, Columbus and in 125 other locations.

  • How many offices does First Data have?

    First Data has 136 offices.