Global Payments Inc Dividend yield

 Price  136.84
 Dividend  1.00
 Earnings  7.96
 Cash-flow  9.77
 Book value  91.23
 Equity  93.65

Global Payments Inc is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Global Payments Inc is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Global Payments Inc paid a total dividend of 285 million USD last year, for a market value of 38,999 millions (Market Cap 38,645 millions). Dividend per share of Global Payments Inc is 1.00 USD, and his stock market price 136.84 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Global Payments Inc has a dividend yield of 0.73%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Global Payments Inc dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Global Payments Inc

Global Payments Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Global Payments Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 0.73%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Global Payments Inc payout on ernings is currently 12.56%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Global Payments Inccan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Global Payments Inc is USD 9.77 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Global Payments Inc, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Global Payments Inc payout

Global Payments Inc Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Global Payments Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Global Payments Inc showed a return of 2.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -32.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Global Payments Inc stock and market return