Last $85.36 USD
Change Today +0.29 / 0.34%
Volume 20.2K
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global payments inc (GPN) Snapshot

Open
$85.19
Previous Close
$85.38
Day High
$85.47
Day Low
$85.10
52 Week High
11/25/14 - $85.77
52 Week Low
12/19/13 - $61.22
Market Cap
5.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
414.2K
EPS TTM
$3.53
Shares Outstanding
67.6M
EX-Date
11/12/14
P/E TM
24.1x
Dividend
$0.08
Dividend Yield
0.09%
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global payments inc (GPN) Details

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. It offers processing solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments, and check-related services. The company’s services include terminal sales and deployment, authorization processing, settlement and funding processing, customer support and help-desk functions, chargeback resolution, industry compliance, payment card industry security, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting. It also offers VIP LightSpeed proprietary software that allows access to cash with high limits for customers of casinos in the U.S. and Canada. The company offers credit and debit card transaction processing services for various international card brands, including American Express, China UnionPay, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa, as well as for certain domestic debit networks, such as Interac in Canada. It serves various industries, including financial institutions, gaming, government, health care, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, nonprofit organizations, and utilities. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force, trade associations, integrated payment technology, agent and enterprise software providers, VAR referral arrangements, and independent sales organizations, as well as proprietary telesales groups primarily in North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Brazil. Global Payments Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

4,135 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1967

global payments inc (GPN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $845.0K
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.2K
Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive V...
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

global payments inc (GPN) Key Developments

Morgan M. Schuessler, President - International to Resign from Global Payments, Effective November 20, 2014

On November 14, 2014, Morgan M. Schuessler, President - International, notified Global Payments Inc. of his decision to resign from the Company in order to pursue professional opportunities outside of the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Schuessler's resignation is effective November 20, 2014.

Global Payments Mulls Acquisitions

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) is seeking acquisitions. Cameron Bready, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Payments said, "And then thirdly I would say, growing our direct distribution either through partnerships or portfolio acquisitions throughout the region and continuing to position the business well for future growth in that market place. And then finally, finding opportunities to hopefully enter the markets in Asia where we're not today where we'd like to be, namely South Korea and Japan."

Global Payments and Planet Payment Announce a Dynamic Currency Conversion Hospitality Solution in Canada

Global Payments Inc. and Planet Payment, Inc. announced the launch of the MICROS Payment Gateway and HomeCurrencyPay solutions at a number of hotel properties across Canada. The hospitality solution facilitates integrated payment support for the MICROS suite of products, as well as Global Payments' HomeCurrencyPay dynamic currency conversion powered by Planet Payment. Customized to meet the specific needs of the Canadian market, the solution includes support for EMV chip and PIN cards and Interac(R) Direct Payment, and provides the latest in security and fraud features including encryption and transaction tokenization.

 

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