Investor FAQs


Global Payments trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol GPN.

Global Payments stock must be purchased through a registered broker.

No, but your broker may reinvest the dividends you receive from us or periodically purchase additional shares of our stock on your behalf. Please contact your broker to determine whether these services are available.

Yes, we pay $0.01 per share on a fiscal quarterly basis.

The company transitioned to a December 31 fiscal year-end on January 1, 2017.

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Global Payments was spun from National Data Corporation in February of 2001.

Yes, GPN has completed two two-for-one stock splits which were distributed as stock dividends on October 29, 2005 and November 2, 2015.

As a result of the merger, Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. is no longer a publicly traded company. Following the merger, Heartland’s common stock was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange and deregistered under the Exchange Act.

Each share of Heartland’s common stock issued and outstanding was converted into $53.28 in cash and 0.6687 of a share of Global Payments common stock.

IRS Form 8937 is available here.

Global Payments does not provide individual tax advice, please seek advice from your tax professional.

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