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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 1.64% today. In the last week its performance is 0.69%, and -4.75% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 84.48, so today’s gain of 1.64% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.29%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 11454.31, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 98.60%.

At the current price of 74.21, it has a dividend yield of 0.05%, and its target price is 84.48. This is with a profit margin of 8.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.75. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has a P/E of 38.08, as well as a forward P/E of 17.81.

With a current EPS of 1.95, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 18.72%,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 22.75%.

Performance for the year is 11.44%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 15.09%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 762000, while its average volume is 1275.79. Whilst the total gain today was 1.64%, it did have a day high of -6.35%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 44.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.14%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.60%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has an operating margin of 13.20%. With a sales growth of 25.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Global Payments Inc., GPN is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.56, 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 1.67, and the P/S is 3.71, along with a P/B of 4.16. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.71.

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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