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Yesterday, Feb. 3, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $108.30 to $608,047,660.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Global Payments (GPN) - FREE Research Report

Garcia Paul R who is Chairman of the Board at Global Payments sold 164,000 shares at $67.56 on Feb. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 338,978 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.61% with the 164,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.91, down $3.65, or 5.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Global Payments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,517
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,517
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,125

The average volume for Global Payments has been 748,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Global Payments has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services worldwide. The company serves as the processing intermediary between the merchant, the credit and debit networks, and the financial institutions that issue cards. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Global Payments a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Global Payments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Global Payments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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