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Global Payments is a provider of payment technology services that allow its customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels. In addition, the Company provides business-to-business payment card and processing services, such as money transfer, cash management, financial electronic data interchange, management information, and reporting services.

TypePublic
Founded2000
HQAtlanta, US
Websiteglobalpaymentsinc.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Culture scoreB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)24,000(+119%)
Job Openings63
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.9 B(+46%)
Share Price (May 2020)$176.8

Key People/Management at Global Payments

Jeffrey S. Sloan

Jeffrey S. Sloan

CEO
Cameron M. Bready

Cameron M. Bready

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Guido F. Sacchi

Guido F. Sacchi

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
David L. Green

David L. Green

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Karen Matterson

Karen Matterson

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
Joshua Whipple

Joshua Whipple

EVP Corporate Development
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Global Payments Office Locations

Global Payments has offices in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Niles, Owings Mills and in 25 other locations
Atlanta, US (HQ)
3550 Lenox Rd NE #3000
Las Vegas, US
7201 W Lake Mead Blvd STE 501
Niles, US
6205 Howard St
Owings Mills, US
10705 Red Run Blvd
Plainview, US
255 Executive Dr #215
Pinheiros, BR
conj. 83 610 R. dos Pinheiros
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Global Payments Financials and Metrics

Global Payments Revenue

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Global Payments's revenue was reported to be $4.91 b in FY, 2019 which is a 45.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

1.9b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

969.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

50.9%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

150.6m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

244.0m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

52.9b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

176.8

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.8b

EV

61.1b
Global Payments's current market capitalization is $52.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

4.0b3.4b4.9b

Revenue growth, %

80%(15%)46%

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.1b2.1b

Gross profit

2.0b2.3b2.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

795.0m833.2m857.7m883.0m935.2m1.1b1.9b

Cost of goods sold

252.4m264.5m265.0m305.2m302.3m427.7m933.9m

Gross profit

542.6m568.6m592.7m577.8m632.9m678.2m969.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

68%68%69%65%68%61%51%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.3b1.2b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

301.9m348.4m895.2m

Current Assets

4.3b3.4b4.4b

PP&E

588.3m653.5m1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

1.0b1.1b990.6m1.3b1.0b2.1b1.8b

Accounts Receivable

288.1m317.2m321.7m381.6m394.6m868.1m799.8m

Prepaid Expenses

423.5m

Current Assets

4.2b3.7b4.4b4.7b4.5b5.0b4.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

494.1m484.7m469.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

113.3m145.1m878.3m

Accounts Payable

146.3m66.2m(95.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

512.4m1.1b1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

91.4m200.5m401.3m119.2m249.2m355.0m150.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

121.7m245.4m369.4m148.6m293.8m477.5m397.8m

Accounts Payable

(6.5m)(2.9m)2.1m(86.5m)(150.2m)19.9m(169.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

284.5m506.8m661.0m229.7m247.4m1.3b436.6m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

250.6 x

EV/CFO

140.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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Global Payments Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

29 30 30 32 100

Transactions

7.20 b50 b

Merchant Locations

2 m3.50 m3.50 m

Currencies

100 135 135
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Global Payments Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Total System ServicesMay 28, 2019$21.50 b
Sentral EducationMarch 04, 2019
SICOM SystemsSeptember 27, 2018$415 m
AdvancedMD IncAugust 03, 2018$700 m
ACTIVE Network - Communities and SportsAugust 03, 2017
eWAYApril 11, 2016$50 m
Heartland Payment SystemsDecember 15, 2015$4.30 b
Realex PaymentsMarch 25, 2015€115 m
EzidebitSeptember 16, 2014$305 m
Payment ProcessingJanuary 28, 2014
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Global Payments Revenue Breakdown

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Global Payments revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.3% from Issuer Solutions, 83.1% from Merchant Solutions and 4.6% from Other

Global Payments revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 79.5% from Americas, 15.5% from Europe and 5.0% from Other

Global Payments Online and Social Media Presence

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Global Payments Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    77/100

  • Diversity

    B

    73/100

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Global Payments News and Updates

Global Payments stock heads higher after CEO reiterates forecast despite coronavirus

Shares of Global Payments Inc. jumped in Tuesday trading after Chief Executive Jeff Sloan reiterated the company's prior forecast despite concerns about the coronavirus that have been rattling markets in recent weeks. The company has seen "no discernible impact" on its Europe or Americas business t…

Earnings Results: Global Payments stock dips after earnings but CEO sees recent payment mergers as ‘validation’ of strategy

Global Payments Inc. topped expectations with its fourth-quarter results Wednesday and gave an upbeat view of merger synergies, but that wasn’t enough to send shares of the fintech company higher in the session.

AFEX Launches First-Ever Global Payments App in the Zoho Marketplace

Zoho Books clients can now manage global payments without leaving the platform

Global Payments Market Size is Expected to Reach 2 Trillion US$ by the end of 2025, With a CAGR of 7.83% - Valuates Reports

BANGALORE, India, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOBAL PAYMENTS MARKET OVERVIEW The prominence of payments has undeniably increased in the global financial services scheme over the years. Mobile online payments market based on NFC are rapidly increasing and provide good potential for...

Stripe-Backed Rapyd Raises $100 Million to Provide Global Payments

Rapyd makes a big push in crowded payment field.

LandStar Inc. Announces Major Customer Win With Global Payments Technology Company

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Global Payments Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Global Payments founded?

    Global Payments was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Global Payments key executives?

    Global Payments's key executives are Jeffrey S. Sloan, Cameron M. Bready and Guido F. Sacchi.

  • How many employees does Global Payments have?

    Global Payments has 24,000 employees.

  • What is Global Payments revenue?

    Latest Global Payments annual revenue is $4.9 b.

  • What is Global Payments revenue per employee?

    Latest Global Payments revenue per employee is $204.7 k.

  • Who are Global Payments competitors?

    Competitors of Global Payments include Square, Elavon and ABM Industries.

  • Where is Global Payments headquarters?

    Global Payments headquarters is located at 3550 Lenox Rd NE #3000, Atlanta.

  • Where are Global Payments offices?

    Global Payments has offices in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Niles, Owings Mills and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Global Payments have?

    Global Payments has 33 offices.