Total System Services

Total System Services (TSYS) is a credit card processor, merchant acquirer, and bank credit card issuer. It provides issuing services, including consumer and commercial payment processing, debit services, and loyalty services. The company also offers acquiring services spanning authorization and capture, clearing and settlement, reporting and analytics, as well as card risk and compliance. In addition, TSYS develops an in-house payments processing solution.

Employee Rating

3.3More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyGlobal Payments
HQColumbus, GA, US
Founded1983
Websitetsys.com
Total System Services was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Columbus, GA, US

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Key People/Management at Total System Services

M. Troy Woods

M. Troy Woods

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Allen Pettis

Allen Pettis

Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, Issuer Solutions
Paul M. Todd

Paul M. Todd

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Gaylon Jowers

Gaylon Jowers

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

Kelley C. Knutson

Senior Executive Vice President, TSYS & President, Netspend
Ryland L. Harrelson

Ryland L. Harrelson

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer
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Total System Services Office Locations

Total System Services has offices in Columbus, Campinas, Shanghai, Strovolos and in 8 other locations
Columbus, GA, US (HQ)
1 Tsys Way
Campinas, BR
Avenida John Dalton, 301 - Edifício 1 - Bloco A - Techno Park
Shanghai, CN
Century Link Tower 2, No.1196 Century Avenue
Strovolos, CY
1st floor, Annex 4
Frankfurt am Main, DE
An der Welle 4
Noida, IN
C- 25, BHA Millenium Rd, C Block, Phase 2, Industrial Area, Sector 62
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Total System Services Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1983
Total System Services is a subsidiary of Global Payments

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.
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, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

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

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, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

1.9b465.3m446.9m464.7m427.6m413.6m493.2m460.0m484.6m494.6m458.2m

Accounts Receivable

349.3m439.7m413.9m405.7m442.1m(24.6m)420.1m440.9m485.7m490.0m513.7m

Prepaid Expenses

49.8m54.8m55.1m80.6m81.5m69.7m63.8m59.3m43.5m200.2m224.0m

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, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

92.4m164.2m251.6m107.1m223.6m348.3m143.1m285.5m441.5m161.6m324.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Payable

(4.2m)(17.5m)(15.1m)6.8m13.2m14.4m2.3m(3.4m)(3.8m)918.0k(9.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

145.8m339.0m551.0m260.2m400.8m652.0m211.9m470.6m752.5m227.6m395.4m
USDFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

264.7k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 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

Accounts on File

616.7 m723.7 m751.4 m760.4 m732.5 m750.5 m742.1 m738.8 m751.5 m762 m773.6 m797.5 m811.3 m829.3 m823.7 m

Active Cards

3.2 m4.2 m3.9 m3.6 m3.9 m4.9 m4.4 m4.2 m4.3 m5.1 m4.96 m4.9 m5.2 m5.1 m4.9 m

Facilities

575158

Transactions (North America Services)

10.84 b3.31 b4.04 b4.16 b15.77 b3.97 b4.33 b4.36 b17.14 b
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Total System Services Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Total System Services Online and Social Media Presence

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Total System Services Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    55/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    73/100

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Total System Services News and Updates

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Total System Services, Inc. (TSS)

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Case No. 4:19-cv-00114-CDL, on behalf of shareholders of Total System Services, Inc. ("TSS" or...

InvestorsObserver releases stock and option data on Apple, Clovis Oncology, Fox Corp., Roku, and Total System Services

NEW YORK, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for AAPL, CLVS, FOXA, ROKU, and TSS. Click a link below then choose between in-depth options trade idea report or a stock score report. Options Report – Ideal trade ideas on up to seven different...

Global Payments Agrees to Buy Total System Services

Global Payments Agrees to Buy Total System Services

Global Payments and Total System Services agree to multibillion-dollar merger: Sources

The announcement could come as soon as Tuesday, sources told CNBC's David Faber.

Global Payments nears deal to acquire Total System Services for roughly $20 billion

If consummated, the deal would mark the latest in a flurry of activity in the payment technology space.

Total System Services stock rises after Bloomberg reports of merger talks with Global Payments

Shares of Total System Services Inc. are up more than 6% in premarket trading Friday after Bloomberg reported that the company has engaged in talks with Global Payments Inc. about a potential merger. The companies also discussed potential joint ventures and other ways they could work together with…
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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, Allen Pettis and Paul M. Todd.

  • 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 Synchrony Financial, Alliance Data Systems and Fiserv.

  • Where is Total System Services headquarters?

    Total System Services headquarters is located at 1 Tsys Way, Columbus.

  • Where are Total System Services offices?

    Total System Services has offices in Columbus, Campinas, Shanghai, Strovolos and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Total System Services have?

    Total System Services has 12 offices.