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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 Ratings3.3
Overall CultureB

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)24,000(+119%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$4.9 B(+46%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$191.4 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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 $4.91 b in FY, 2019 which is a 45.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.9b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

1.0b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

53%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

230.2m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

290.4m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

57.3b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

191.4

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

2.2b

EV

64.8b
Global Payments's current market capitalization is $57.3 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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

68%68%69%65%68%61%51%47%53%
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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

423.5m422.2m540.5m

Current Assets

4.2b3.7b4.4b4.7b4.5b5.0b4.1b4.4b5.0b
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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

EV/EBIT

35.6 x

EV/CFO

38.9 x

Revenue/Employee

397.5k

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

P/E Ratio

33.3
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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
AdvancedMDAugust 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

100/100

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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

    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 signs multi-year deal with Wells Fargo

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, today announced that TSYS, its Issuer Solutions business, has renewed its agreement with We

Global Payments heads to the Cloud with AWS

Today, Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced a new, multi-year collaboration agreement to provide a cloud-based issuer process

Earnings Results: Global Payments stock gains after company says new partnership with Amazon’s AWS could triple market opportunity

Global Payments Inc. topped earnings expectations Monday and announced a new partnership with Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Web Services that it said would provide more cloud-focused offerings for bank clients and allow the company to expand its geographic reach.

Global Payments signs multi-year deal with TD Bank

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 payments

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.
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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 $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 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.