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Global Payments Inc. (GPN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Global Payments Inc. (Global Payments) is an electronic payment transaction processing service company. It offers processing solutions for credit cards, debit cards, and electronic payments. The services of the company help multinational corporations, merchants, financial institutions, consumers, profit and non-profit organization, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and government organizations in enabling payments for purchase of goods and services or other money related transactions. The company serves customers from various sectors including gaming, financial institutions, government, professional services, health care, retail, restaurants and utilities. Global Payments operates across the US, Canada, the UK, and Asia-Pacific regions. Global Payments is headquartered in Georgia, the US.

As part of its growth plan , in March 2014, the company acquired PayPros, a provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for small-to-medium sized merchants. PayPros's products and services cater to vertical markets complementary to the markets served by the company's subsidiary Accelerated Payment Technologies.

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Table Of Contents

Global Payments Inc. (GPN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Global Payments Inc. - Key Facts 6
Global Payments Inc. - Key Employees 7
Global Payments Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Global Payments Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Global Payments Inc. - History 10
Global Payments Inc. - Company Statement 14
Global Payments Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Global Payments Inc. - Business Description 19
Global Payments Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
Global Payments Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Global Payments Inc. - Strengths 21
Strength - Comprehensive Product Portfolio 21
Strength - Geographical FootPrint 21
Strength - Leading Market Player 21
Global Payments Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Decline in Liquidity Ratios 21
Global Payments Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Growing Electronic Payments Market 22
Opportunity - New Services 22
Opportunity - Strategic Agreements and Acquisitions 22
Global Payments Inc. - Threats 22
Threat - High Competitive Pressure 22
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23
Threat - Breach of Privacy and Security 23
Global Payments Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 - Appendix 31
Methodology 31
Ratio Definitions 31
About GlobalData 35
Contact Us 35
Disclaimer 35

List of Tables
Global Payments Inc., Key Facts 6
Global Payments Inc., Key Employees 7
Global Payments Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Global Payments Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Global Payments Inc., History 10
Global Payments Inc., Other Locations 16
Global Payments Inc., Subsidiaries 17
Global Payments Inc., Key Competitors 24
Global Payments Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Global Payments Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Global Payments Inc., Interim Ratios 29
Currency Codes 31
Capital Market Ratios 31
Equity Ratios 32
Profitability Ratios 32
Cost Ratios 33
Liquidity Ratios 33
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 34

List of Figures
Global Payments Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
Global Payments Inc., Ratio Charts 30

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