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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 0.27% today. In the last week its performance is 1.59%, and 12.08% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 82.41, so today’s gain of 0.27% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.65%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 11625.06, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 98.50%.

At the current price of 75.62, it has a dividend yield of 0.05%, and its target price is 82.41. 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 36.73, as well as a forward P/E of 18.31.

With a current EPS of 2.06, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 18.92%,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 30.75%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 17.28%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 949500, while its average volume is 1289.51. Whilst the total gain today was 0.27%, it did have a day high of -5.38%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.51%, and 1.80% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 47.50%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.38%.

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 1.55, and the P/S is 4.01, along with a P/B of 3.85. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.13.

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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