[ibd-display-video id=2385970 width=50 float=left autostart=true] The revised score means the stock currently tops 96% of all other stocks in terms of key performance metrics and technical strength. Winning stocks often have a 95 or higher grade in the early stages of a new price run.
Global Payments is now out of buy range after breaking out from a 105.00 buy point in a flat base.
The stock sports a 95 EPS Rating, which means its recent quarterly and annual earnings growth tops 95% of all stocks.
Its Accumulation/Distribution Rating of A- shows heavy buying by institutional investors over the last 13 weeks.
In Q4, the company reported 23% earnings-per-share growth. Top line growth increased 11%, up from 9% in the prior quarter. That marks one quarter of rising revenue gains.
Global Payments holds the No. 5 rank among its peers in the Finance-Card/Payment Processing industry group. Mastercard ( MA ) is the top-ranked stock within the group.
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