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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GPN. The maximum price target given was 110, which equates to a potential upside of 16.38 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 83, implying potential capital losses of -12.19 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.54 percent. That number becomes -0.54 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.59 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

GPN has traded between a high of 95.68 and a low of 64.63 over the past year. Currently the stock is 46.25 percent higher than its 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.