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Total System Services (commonly referred to as TSYS) is a credit card processor, merchant acquirer, and bank credit card issuer. The Company's services include processing consumer, retail, commercial, and government services, as well as stored value and debit cards. TSYS also offers merchant acquiring services to financial institutions and other organizations. In addition, the Company provides risk management tools and techniques, such as credit evaluation, fraud detection and prevention, and behavior analysis tools; and revenue enhancement tools and customer retention programs, such as loyalty programs and bonus rewards

TypePublic
Founded1983
HQColumbus, US
Websitetsys.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)12,820(+17%)
Job Openings329
Revenue (FY, 2018)$4 B(-18%)
Share Price (May 2019)$101.3

Key People/Management at Total System Services

M. Troy Woods

M. Troy Woods

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, TSYS
Paul M. Todd

Paul M. Todd

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, TSYS
Patricia A. Watson

Patricia A. Watson

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, TSYS
Gaylon Jowers

Gaylon Jowers

Senior Executive Vice President & President, Issuer Solutions, TSYS
Kelley C. Knutson

Kelley C. Knutson

Senior Executive Vice President, TSYS & President, Netspend
Philip C. McHugh

Philip C. McHugh

Senior Executive Vice President & President, Merchant Solutions, TSYS
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Total System Services Office Locations

Total System Services has offices in Columbus, London, Moscow, Barneveld and in 5 other locations
Strovolos, CY
1st Floor, Verginas 4
Frankfurt am Main, DE
An der Welle 4
Noida, IN
C-25, Stellar IT Park, Tower-1, 4th floor, C Block, Phase 2, Sector 62
Kuala Lumpur, MY
Level 36, Menara Citibank, 165, Jalan Ampang
Toluca de Lerdo, MX
Av. Central Manzana 2, Parque Industrial Toluca 2000
Barneveld, NL
Thorbeckelaan 93
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Total System Services Financials and Metrics

Total System Services Revenue

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Total System Services's revenue was reported to be $4.03 b in FY, 2018 which is a 18.3% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2019)

1.0b

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

402.3m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

38.9%

Net income (Q1, 2019)

161.6m

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

223.3m

Market capitalization (17-May-2019)

17.9b

Closing stock price (17-May-2019)

101.3

Cash (31-Mar-2019)

494.6m
Total System Services's current market capitalization is $17.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

2.8b4.2b4.9b4.0b

Revenue growth, %

14%50%18%(18%)

Cost of goods sold

1.9b3.0b3.6b2.5b

Gross profit

924.4m1.2b1.4b1.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

739.4m1.2b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b987.2m1.0b1.0b1.0b

Cost of goods sold

484.5m841.9m840.3m861.9m877.9m898.5m613.4m617.8m624.4m632.2m

Gross profit

254.9m309.7m306.6m322.9m344.5m349.1m373.8m389.8m391.0m402.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

34%27%27%27%28%28%38%39%39%39%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

389.3m425.4m450.4m471.2m

Accounts Receivable

314.7m432.8m412.3m452.3m

Prepaid Expenses

38.0m84.2m65.2m48.1m

Inventories

15.1m17.1m17.1m18.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Cash

1.9b465.3m446.9m464.7m427.6m413.6m493.2m460.0m484.6m494.6m

Accounts Receivable

349.3m439.7m413.9m405.7m442.1m(24.6m)420.1m440.9m485.7m

Prepaid Expenses

49.8m54.8m55.1m80.6m81.5m69.7m63.8m59.3m43.5m

Inventories

15.2m15.8m13.5m15.7m14.0m13.2m17.5m19.3m19.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

369.0m326.0m592.2m577.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

258.3m373.5m405.9m408.6m

Accounts Payable

(4.0m)(12.6m)17.7m2.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

600.2m718.0m856.5m1.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

92.4m164.2m251.6m107.1m223.6m348.3m143.1m285.5m441.5m161.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

67.6m172.6m271.5m104.2m203.5m303.8m104.4m208.7m310.0m103.7m

Accounts Payable

(4.2m)(17.5m)(15.1m)6.8m13.2m14.4m2.3m(3.4m)(3.8m)918.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

145.8m339.0m551.0m260.2m400.8m652.0m211.9m470.6m752.5m227.6m
USDY, 2019

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Total System Services Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Dollar Sales Volume (Merchant Services)

$46.85 b$11.30 b$12.31 b$12.06 b$48.07 b$11.78 b$28.56 b$28.68 b$97.74 b$29.12 b$31.13 b$124.17 b$37.27 b$40.36 b$40.91 b

Facilities Leased

25

Facilities Owned

12

Gross Dollar Volume (Netspend)

$20.30 b$7.66 b$5.53 b$5.39 b$24.27 b$9.16 b$6.61 b$6.37 b$28.72 b$9.61 b$7.61 b$32.03 b$9.69 b$8.34 b$8.05 b
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Total System Services Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cayan Holdings LLC
Cayan LLC
Central Payment Co., LLC
Central Payment Deployment, Inc.
China Unionpay Data Services Company Limited
Columbus Depot Equipment Company
Columbus Productions, Inc.
Infonox Software Private Limited
Merchant Warehouse (NI) Ltd.
NetSpend Corporation
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Total System Services Revenue Breakdown

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Total System Services revenue breakdown by business segment: 33.6% from Merchant Services, 20.0% from Consumer Solutions and 46.4% from Issuer Solutions

Total System Services revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 80.4% from United States, 9.3% from Europe, 8.1% from Canada and 2.2% from Other

Total System Services Online and Social Media Presence

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Total System Services News and Updates

Digital Payment Solutions 2018 Global Market Key Players - First Data, Worldpay, Chetu, Paypal, Wirecard, Fiserv, Total System Services (TSYS), Novatti, Global Payments......

Digital Payment Solutions – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

TSYS to buy Parthenon-backed Cayan for $1.05 bln

TSYS said Dec. 18 that it has agreed to buy Cayan for $1.05 billion. Parthenon Capital Partners is the seller. Cayan, of Boston, provides payments technology and merchant services. BofA Merrill Lynch and Greenhill & Co LLC provided financial advice to TSYS while Alston & Bird LLP was their a…

Payment processor Total System Services to buy Cayan for $1.05 billion

(Reuters) - Total System Services Inc (TSYS) on Monday said it would buy payment technology firm Cayan for $1.05 billion in cash to expand its offerings to small and mid-sized U.S. businesses.

America is hooked on credit cards — and it's pretty clear why (JPM, TSYS)

Americans have racked up $1.01 trillion in revolving debt — primarily credit card debt — according to the Federal Reserve. That's the highest tally since the financial crisis in 2008.  The credit card is now the preferred method of payment among Americans, edging out debit cards and cash, according …

Travel Perks Help Tip the Balance in Credit Card Versus Debit Battle

While the more affluent in the United States focus on travel perks in premium credit cards, most cardholders focus on cash back. The popularity is waning for debit cards; they won't get you any points or cash back from hotel stays or airline tickets. -Dennis Schaal

Total System Services Blogs

TSYS Names Harrelson Senior Executive Vice President

COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 14, 2019 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that Ryland Harrelson has been named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO)  

Take Your Business Mobile

Modern technology has given businesses more options than ever, and that allows businesses to be in more places. Not just online, either – on the road, out of a home, even in the aisle of your store rather than simply behind the counter.  

Netspend President Examines the Societal Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility

In a featured article for Money Inc, Kelley Knutson breaks down the demands facing financial services companies on issues ranging from sustainability to education.  

TSYS Launches Vital® Brand, Unrivaled New Point-of-Sale Product Suite for SMBs

New Vital POS system offers single, unified customer experience across products COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 10, 2019 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced the launch of Vital®  
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Total System Services Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Total System Services founded?

    Total System Services was founded in 1983.

  • Who are Total System Services key executives?

    Total System Services's key executives are M. Troy Woods, Paul M. Todd and Patricia A. Watson.

  • How many employees does Total System Services have?

    Total System Services has 12,820 employees.

  • What is Total System Services revenue?

    Latest Total System Services annual revenue is $4 b.

  • What is Total System Services revenue per employee?

    Latest Total System Services revenue per employee is $314.2 k.

  • Who are Total System Services competitors?

    Competitors of Total System Services include Evry, Alliance Data Systems and Fiserv.

  • Where are Total System Services offices?

    Total System Services has offices in Columbus, London, Moscow, Barneveld and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Total System Services have?

    Total System Services has 9 offices.