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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 0.50% today. In the last week its performance is 2.09%, and 10.78% for the past quarter. Currently, Global Payments Inc., GPN has a target price of 78.27, so today’s gain of 0.50% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.18%.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), has a market cap of 10992.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 85.30%.

At the current price of 71.74, it has a dividend yield of 0.06%, and its target price is 78.27. 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 31.34, as well as a forward P/E of 20.47.

With a current EPS of 2.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.39%,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 37.30%. Since its IPO date on 1/16/2001, the total performance to date is 11.24%.

Volume today for Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), is 946572, while its average volume is 2273.47. Whilst the total gain today was 0.50%, it did have a day high of -9.10%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.30%, and 1.96% for the month. The 52-week low for Global Payments Inc., GPN has been 41.58%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.10%.

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 1.33, and the P/S is 3.85, along with a P/B of 11.04. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.32.

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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