Analyst Ratings for Global Payments Inc. (GPN)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for GPN last month.

34 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 21 gave GPN a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 3. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for GPN by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 110, which equates to a potential upside of 16.38 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 83, which equates to a potential downside of -12.19 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.54 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.54 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.59 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, GPN has achieved a high of 95.68 and a low of 64.63. Today's price is 46.25 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.21 percent. GPN has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GPN value stock report compares GPN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GPN is $14.43 billion. GPN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.