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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 -1.36% today. In the last week its performance is 2.96%, and 2.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 78.05, so today’s gain of -1.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.17%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 11962.28, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 88.30%.

At the current price of 76.86, it has a dividend yield of 0.05%, and its target price is 78.05. This is with a profit margin of 10.50%, and total debt/equity of 2.46. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has a P/E of 34.04, as well as a forward P/E of 22.31.

With a current EPS of 2.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.18%,Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 23.65%.

Performance for the year is 45.96%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 20.83%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 391308, while its average volume is 1963.59. Whilst the total gain today was -1.36%, it did have a day high of -2.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.20%, and 1.76% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 51.68%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.61%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.30%, and its return on assets is 5.60%. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) has an operating margin of 16.50%. With a sales growth of 2.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Global Payments Inc., GPN is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 2.13, 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 1.44, and the P/S is 4.19, along with a P/B of 11.99. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.49.

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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