Head-To-Head Review: Global Payment Technologies (OTCMKTS:GPTX) versus NCR (OTCMKTS:NCR)

Samuel Edwards

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Global Payment Technologies (OTCMKTS:GPTX) and NCR (NYSE:NCR) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Global Payment Technologies and NCR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Global Payment Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
NCR 0 2 7 0 2.78

NCR has a consensus price target of $28.88, indicating a potential upside of 42.10%. Given NCR’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe NCR is more favorable than Global Payment Technologies.

Volatility & Risk

Global Payment Technologies has a beta of 2.5, suggesting that its stock price is 150% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NCR has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Global Payment Technologies and NCR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Global Payment Technologies N/A N/A N/A
NCR 6.72% 31.37% 3.39%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.3% of NCR shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.1% of Global Payment Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of NCR shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Global Payment Technologies and NCR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Global Payment Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
NCR $6.92 billion 0.38 $564.00 million $2.81 7.23

NCR has higher revenue and earnings than Global Payment Technologies.

Summary

NCR beats Global Payment Technologies on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Global Payment Technologies Company Profile

Global Payment Technologies Inc. designs and manufactures currency validators and paper currency stackers. Its equipment is used to process currency in gaming machines and vending machines that dispense products, services, coins, and other currencies. Its customers include gaming equipment and vending machine manufacturers in the United States and internationally. Global Payment Technologies Inc. was formerly known as Coin Bill Validator Inc. and changed its name to Global Payment Technologies Inc. in November 1994. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Hauppauge, New York.

NCR Company Profile

NCR Corporation provides software and services worldwide. The company operates through Banking, Retail, Hospitality, and Other segments. The Banking segment offers solutions for financial services industry, including digital banking, branch transformation, and digital connected services; software solutions and platforms, such as a multi-vendor ATM management systems software application suites; payment processing software; fraud and loss prevention applications; and cash management and video banking software, as well as related hardware products comprise ATMs, interactive teller machines, cash dispensers, and image processing and check hardware. The Retail segment provides solutions for retail industry comprising comprehensive API-point of sale (POS) retail software platforms and applications, hardware terminals, self-service kiosks, which consists self-checkout (SCO), and payment processing solutions, as well as bar-code scanners. The Hospitality segment offers solutions for hospitality industry, including payment processing solutions for quick-service and table-service restaurants, convenience and fuel retailers, and other businesses; back-office inventory and store, and restaurant management applications, such as cloud-based loss prevention video technology and services. This segment also provides hospitality-oriented hardware products, which include POS terminals, SCO, and order and payment kiosks, bar code scanners, and printers and peripherals. The other segment offers maintenance, managed, and professional services using solutions comprises remote management and monitoring services for telecommunications and technology industry. NCR Corporation has partnership with Powertranz to enable integrated POS payments across Caribbean. NCR Corporation was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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