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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 2.55% today. In the last week its performance is 3.82%, and 2.80% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 82.05, so today’s gain of 2.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.95%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 12011.29, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 98.50%.

At the current price of 76.33, it has a dividend yield of 0.05%, and its target price is 82.05. 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 37.07, as well as a forward P/E of 18.46.

With a current EPS of 2.06, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.06%,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 31.61%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 18.38%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 1053500, while its average volume is 1330.38. Whilst the total gain today was 2.55%, it did have a day high of -4.49%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.89%, and 1.80% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 48.89%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.49%.

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 4.14, along with a P/B of 3.89. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.5.

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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