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USD 199.39  4.88  2.39%

It looks like ABM Industries will be up for a correction way faster as its share price whent up 0.33% today to Global Payments's 0.1971%. As many rational traders are trying to avoid industrials space, it makes sense to outline Global Payments a little further and understand how it stands against ABM Industries and other similar entities. We are going to inspect some of the competitive aspects of both Global and ABM Industries.
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Will ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) and Global Payments (NYSE:GPN) deliver in March?
By analyzing existing basic indicators between Global Payments and ABM Industries, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on both companies' prices and check if they can diversify away market risk if combined in one of your portfolios. You can also utilize pair trading strategies for matching a long position in ABM Industries with a short position in Global Payments. Check out our pair correlation module for more information.

Let's begin by analyzing the assets. The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Global Payments has an asset utilization ratio of 71.17 percent. This suggests that the company is making $0.71 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Global Payments is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Out of tens of thousands of stocks, funds, and ETFs that trade on global exchanges each represent an individual company which you can analyze using comparative analysis. To determine which one of the two companies, such as Global or ABM Industries is a better fit for your portfolio, analyzing a few basic fundamental indicators is a good first step.

UNDERSTANDING Global Payments dividends

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of Global Payments earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. Global Payments dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. Global one year expected dividend income is about $0.21 per share.
Global Payments Dividend Yield is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Dividend Yield is estimated at 0.004316. Dividends per Basic Common Share is expected to rise to 0.84 this year, although the value of Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions will most likely fall to (239.4 M).
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-233.2 M-239.4 M
Dividend Yield 0.004  0.004316 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.78  0.84 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as Global Payments is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in Global Payments must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for Global Payments. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How important is Global Payments's Liquidity

Global Payments financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Global Payments ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Global Payments financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Global Payments's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Global Payments, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Correlation Between Global and ABM Industries

In general, stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make individual buying and selling decisions. Stock correlation analysis is also essential because it can help investors realize that they may not be as diversified as they think. Risk management strategies are usually required to make sure all portfolios are properly aligned against their risk tolerance level. You can consider holding Global Payments together with similar or unrelated positions with a negative correlation. For example, you can also add ABM Industries to your portfolio. If ABM Industries is not perfectly correlated to Global Payments it will diversify some of the market risks out of the positively correlated stocks in your portfolio. However, the disadvantage of this sort of hedging is that it can potentially affect your investment returns throughout market cycles. When Global Payments for example, for example, performs excellent and delivers stable returns, the negatively correlated position you locked in as a hedge may drag your returns down.
Please check pair correlation details between GPN and ABM for more information.

Payment of 334 shares by Paul Todd of Global Payments subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Global Payments insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Global insider trading alert for payment of common stock by Paul Todd, Senior Executive VP and CFO, on 17th of February 2021. This event was filed by Global Payments Inc with SEC on 2021-02-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Paul Todd currently serves as senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Global Payments [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking down Global Payments Indicators

Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of a business and an essential item when evaluating a company's financial statements. Revenues from a firm's primary business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which a given company operates.
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can include product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.

Revenue Breakdown

Now, let's check Global Payments revenue. Based on the latest financial disclosure, Global Payments reported 7.48 B of revenue. This is 113.8% higher than that of the Industrials sector and significantly higher than that of the Specialty Business Services industry. The revenue for all United States stocks is 20.72% higher than that of the entity. As for ABM Industries we see revenue of 5.99 B, which is much higher than that of the Specialty Business Services

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Possible March correction of Global?

Value At Risk just dropped to -2.56, may entail upcoming price depreciation. Global Payments has relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.64 and kurtosis of 7.69. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Global Payments to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Conclusion on Global Payments

Whereas some firms within the specialty business services industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Global Payments may offer a potential longer-term growth to institutional investors. The bottom line, as of the 7th of February 2021, our analysis shows that Global Payments actively responds to the market. The company is undervalued and projects below average chance of financial distress for the next 2 years. Our latest 30 days buy vs. sell advice on the company is Strong Buy.

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