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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) which is in the industry Business Services, gaining -0.37% today. In the last week its performance is -0.03%, and 0.16% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 81.9, so today’s gain of -0.37% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.44%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 11826.78, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 98.50%.

At the current price of 76.43, it has a dividend yield of 0.05%, and its target price is 81.9. This is with a profit margin of 9.40%, and total debt/equity of 1.78. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has a P/E of 37.12, as well as a forward P/E of 18.48.

With a current EPS of 2.06, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.26%,Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 23.65%.

Performance for the year is 34.84%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 18.53%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 1705400, while its average volume is 1294.7. Whilst the total gain today was -0.37%, it did have a day high of -4.37%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.75%, and 1.51% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 49.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.37%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.60%, and its return on assets is 4.20%. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has an operating margin of 14.70%. With a sales growth of 5.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Global Payments Inc., GPN is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.59, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Global Payments Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.57, and the P/S is 4.08, along with a P/B of 3.9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.32.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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