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Global Payments (New York Stock Exchange: GPNGet a rating) and net savings link (OTCMKTS: NSAVGet a rating) are both business services companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

84.5% of Global Payments shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Global Payments shares are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 0.2% of the shares of Net Savings Link are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Global Payments and Net Savings Link.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Global Payments 11.66% 8.79% 5.06%
Net Savings Link N / A N / A N / A

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Global Payments and Net Savings Link.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Global Payments $8.52 billion 3.92 $965.46 million $3.49 34.01
Net Savings Link N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Global Payments has higher earnings and revenue than Net Savings Link.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current ratings and target prices for Global Payments and Net Savings Link, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Global Payments 0 5 23 0 2.82
Net Savings Link 0 0 0 0 N / A

Global Payments currently has a consensus price target of $177.28, suggesting a potential upside of 49.34%. Given the higher possible upside of Global Payments, equity research analysts clearly believe that Global Payments is more favorable than Net Savings Link.

Volatility and risk

Global Payments has a beta of 1.04, meaning its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Net Savings Link has a beta of 5.08, meaning its stock price is 408 % more volatile than the S&P 500.


Global Payments beats Net Savings Link on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Global Payments

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Global Payments Inc. provides payment technology and software solutions for card, electronic, check and digital payments in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. It operates through three segments: Merchant Solutions, Issuer Solutions and Business and Consumer Solutions. The Merchant Solutions segment offers authorization services, settlement and financing services, customer support and assistance functions, chargeback resolution, terminal rental, sales and deployment, security services of payments, consolidated billing and statements, and online reporting services. This segment also provides a range of enterprise software solutions that streamline the business operations of its customers in various vertical markets; and value-added services, such as point-of-sale solutions, analytics and engagement tools, as well as payroll and human capital management services. The Issuer Solutions segment offers solutions for financial institutions and retailers to manage their card portfolios through one platform; and commercial payments and ePayables solutions for businesses and governments. The Business and Consumer Solutions segment provides general purpose reloadable prepaid debit and payroll cards, demand deposit accounts and other financial services solutions to underbanked and other consumers, and businesses under the brand netspend. It markets its products and services through a direct sales force, trade associations, agents and enterprise software vendors, referral agreements with value-added resellers, and independent sales. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

About the Net Savings Link

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Net Savings Link, Inc. operates as a cryptocurrency, blockchain and digital asset technology company. It holds interests in the artificial intelligence (AI)-based cryptocurrency trading platform and offers a range of trading services, such as portfolio management and price discovery function. This platform supports various cryptocurrency exchanges. The company is based in London, UK.

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