Today Global Payments (GPN) Hits New Lifetime High

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Global Payments ( GPN) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Global Payments as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • GPN has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $49.6 million.
  • GPN has traded 174,261 shares today.
  • GPN is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on GPN:

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.1%. GPN has a PE ratio of 26.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Global Payments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Global Payments has been 546,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Global Payments has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. The stock has a beta of 0.97 and a short float of 1.2% with 3.90 days to cover. Shares are up 25.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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