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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 offers 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, GA, US
Websiteglobalpaymentsinc.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)24,000(+119%)
Job Openings22
Revenue (FY, 2020)$7.4 B(+52%)
Share Price (May 2021)$201.4(-5%)

Key People/Management at Global Payments

Jeff Sloan

Jeff Sloan

Chief Executive Officer
Gaylon Jowers

Gaylon Jowers

Senior Executive Vice President and President, TSYS Issuer Solutions
Kelley Knutson

Kelley Knutson

Senior Executive Vice President and President, NetSpend
Cameron M. Bready

Cameron M. Bready

President and Chief Operating Officer
Andréa Carter

Andréa Carter

Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Guido F. Sacchi

Guido F. Sacchi

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
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Global Payments Office Locations

Global Payments has offices in Atlanta, Pinheiros, Montréal, Toronto and in 13 other locations
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
3550 Lenox Rd NE #3000
Pinheiros, BR
conj. 83 610 R. dos Pinheiros
Montréal, CA
7250 Rue du Mile End 5th Floor
Toronto, CA
200 3381 Steeles Ave E
Hlavní město Praha, CZ
80 626 V Olšinách
Prague, CZ
80 626 V Olšinách
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Global Payments Financials and Metrics

Global Payments Revenue

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Global Payments's revenue was reported to be $7.42 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

2.0b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.1b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

53.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

198.4m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

275.3m

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

59.4b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

201.4

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

2.1b

EV

67.5b
Global Payments's current market capitalization is $59.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.0b3.4b4.9b7.4b

Revenue growth, %

80%(15%)46%

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.1b2.1b3.7b

Gross profit

2.0b2.3b2.8b3.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

795.0m833.2m857.7m883.0m935.2m1.1b1.9b1.7b1.9b2.0b

Cost of goods sold

252.4m264.5m265.0m305.2m302.3m427.7m933.9m893.7m900.9m925.2m

Gross profit

542.6m568.6m592.7m577.8m632.9m678.2m969.7m778.2m1.0b1.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

68%68%69%65%68%61%51%47%53%54%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.3b1.2b1.7b1.9b

Accounts Receivable

301.9m348.4m895.2m794.2m

Prepaid Expenses

621.5m

Current Assets

4.3b3.4b4.4b4.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

1.0b1.1b990.6m1.3b1.0b2.1b1.8b1.8b2.2b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

288.1m317.2m321.7m381.6m394.6m868.1m799.8m788.7m822.0m824.8m

Prepaid Expenses

423.5m422.2m540.5m574.6m

Current Assets

4.2b3.7b4.4b4.7b4.5b5.0b4.1b4.4b5.0b4.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

494.1m484.7m469.3m605.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

113.3m145.1m878.3m357.5m

Accounts Payable

146.3m66.2m(95.1m)(320.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

512.4m1.1b1.4b2.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

91.4m200.5m401.3m119.2m249.2m355.0m150.6m190.1m420.3m198.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

121.7m245.4m369.4m148.6m293.8m477.5m397.8m800.5m1.2b425.6m

Accounts Payable

(6.5m)(2.9m)2.1m(86.5m)(150.2m)19.9m(169.3m)(230.1m)(163.5m)262.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

284.5m506.8m661.0m229.7m247.4m1.3b436.6m960.3m1.5b599.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

397.5k

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Global Payments Operating Metrics

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

Countries

29303032100

Transactions

7.2 b50 b

Merchant Locations

2 m3.5 m3.5 m

Currencies

100135135
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Global Payments Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Total System ServicesMay 28, 2019$21.5 b
Sentral EducationMarch 04, 2019
SICOM SystemsSeptember 27, 2018$415 m
AdvancedMDAugust 03, 2018$700 m
ACTIVE Network - Communities and SportsAugust 03, 2017
eWAYApril 11, 2016$50 m
Heartland Payment SystemsDecember 15, 2015$4.3 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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Global Payments Online and Social Media Presence

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Global Payments Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    79/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    68/100

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Global Payments News and Updates

Global Payments to acquire property management software provider Zego for $925 million in cash

Global Payments Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Zego, a provider of resident experience management software for property managers, in an all-cash deal valued at $925 million, including a tax asset. The purchase price is $830 million, net of the tax asset. The deal is expected to close by…

Global Payments signs multi-year deal with UMB

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, today announced that TSYS, its Issuer Solutions business, has signed a multi-year agreement with UMB Bank, a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF).

FIS, Fiserv, and Global Payments leaned on digital offerings during Q4 to weather the pandemic

Summary List PlacementFIS, Fiserv, and Global Payments recently reported their Q4 earnings, with each noting that revenue growth was driven by digital solutions as the coronavirus pandemic continued to emphasize online and electronic transactions. FIS: The company reported $3.3 billion in total r…

Global Payments enters into $500 million accelerated share-repurchase program

Global Payments Inc. said in a Wednesday morning filing that it has entered into an accelerated share-repurchase program aimed at buying back $500 million of its common stock. The company expects that about 2 million shares of common stock repurchased through the program will be received on Feb. 12…

Google Cloud accelerates new-customer spree with Telus and Global Payments

Google LLC has signed up two major cloud customers for the second time in two weeks, agreeing to multiyear deals with the Canadia telecommunications firm Telus Corp. and digital payment technology provider Global Payments Inc. Google said today it’s forming a 10-year “strategic alliance” with Telus…

Global Payments forms partnership with Google

Global Payments Inc. and Google today announced an expansive multi-year partnership to deliver innovative cloud-based products and capabilities, enabling best-in-class digital merchant customer experiences worldwide.
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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 Jeff Sloan, Gaylon Jowers and Kelley Knutson.

  • How many employees does Global Payments have?

    Global Payments has 24,000 employees.

  • What is Global Payments revenue?

    Latest Global Payments annual revenue is $7.4 b.

  • What is Global Payments revenue per employee?

    Latest Global Payments revenue per employee is $309.3 k.

  • Who are Global Payments competitors?

    Competitors of Global Payments include Synchrony Financial, Square and Elavon.

  • 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, Pinheiros, Montréal, Toronto and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Global Payments have?

    Global Payments has 19 offices.