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Earnings Details
2nd Quarter June 2018
Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:55:00 AM
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Summary

Global Payments Beats

Global Payments (GPN) reported 2nd Quarter June 2018 earnings of $1.27 per share on revenue of $833.2 million. The consensus earnings estimate was $1.22 per share on revenue of $967.6 million. The Earnings Whisper number was $1.25 per share. Revenue fell 13.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

The company said it now expects 2018 non-GAAP earnings of $5.05 to $5.20 per share and continues to expect revenue of $3.90 billion to $3.975 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $5.00 to $5.20 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $5.11 per share on revenue of $3.93 billion for the year ending December 31, 2018.

Global Payments Inc is a provider of payment solutions for merchants, value-added resellers, enterprise software providers, financial institutions, government agencies, multi-national corporations and independent sales organizations.

Results
Reported Earnings
$1.27
Earnings Whisper
$1.25
Consensus Estimate
$1.22
Reported Revenue
$833.2 Mil
Revenue Estimate
$967.6 Mil
Growth
Earnings Growth
Revenue Growth
Power Rating
Grade
Earnings Release

Global Payments Reports Second Quarter 2018 Earnings and Announces Agreement to Acquire AdvancedMD

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018.

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"We delivered double digit organic growth across our markets in the second quarter with results accelerating from the first quarter, highlighting ongoing business momentum globally,” said Jeff Sloan, Chief Executive Officer. “We are also delighted to announce the expansion of our software-driven payments strategy by entering the healthcare vertical market through an agreement to acquire AdvancedMD, a leading provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions to small-to-medium sized physician practices in the United States. This transaction will further shift our business mix toward technology enablement, enhancing future growth opportunities and highlighting our competitive differentiation through to the next decade."

Second Quarter 2018 Summary

  • GAAP revenues were $833.2 million, compared to $962.2 million in the second quarter of 2017; diluted earnings per share were $0.68 compared to $0.44 in the prior year; and operating margin was 22.9% compared to 13.7% in the second quarter of 2017; 2018 results reflect the adoption of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers.
  • Adjusted net revenue plus network fees grew 18% to $982.5 million, compared to $831.7 million in the second quarter of 2017.
  • Adjusted earnings per share grew 37% to $1.29, compared to $0.94 in the second quarter of 2017.
  • Adjusted operating margin expanded 160 basis points to 31.4%.

2018 Outlook

“We are extremely pleased with our performance in the second quarter and year-to-date period, which positions us well to achieve our 2018 expectations, despite facing incremental pressure from foreign currency exchange rates,” stated Cameron Bready, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “We continue to expect adjusted net revenue plus network fees to range from $3.90 billion to $3.975 billion, or growth of 13% to 15% over 2017 and adjusted operating margin to expand by as much as 120 basis points. Adjusted earnings per share is now expected to be in a range of $5.05 to $5.20, reflecting growth of 26% to 30% over 2017."

The outlook for 2018 does not include any impact from the AdvancedMD acquisition, which is expected to be immaterial to 2018 adjusted earnings per share.

Capital Allocation

Global Payments’ Board of Directors approved a dividend of $0.01 per share payable September 28, 2018 to shareholders of record as of September 14, 2018.

Conference Call

Global Payments’ management will host a conference call today, August 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. ET to discuss financial results and business highlights. Callers may access the conference call via the investor relations page of the company’s website at www.globalpaymentsinc.com; or callers in North America may dial 877-674-6428 and callers outside North America may dial 970-315-0457. A replay of the call will be archived on the company's website within two hours of the live call.

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

Global Payments supplemented revenues, income and earnings per share information determined in accordance with GAAP by providing those measures on an adjusted basis, and other measures, in this earnings release to assist with evaluating performance. In addition to GAAP measures, management uses these non-GAAP measures to focus on the factors the company believes are pertinent to the daily management of our operations.

Reconciliations of the non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measure are included in the schedules to this release.

About Global Payments

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions delivering innovative services driven by customer needs globally. Our technologies, solutions and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types and operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 10,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with customers and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce brand and our technologies, please visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement and comments made by Global Payments' management during the conference call may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements that are not historical facts, including revenue, earnings estimates and management’s expectations regarding future events and developments, statements about the benefits of the proposed acquisition of AdvancedMD including future financing and operating results, the combined company’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties.

Important factors that may cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated by such forward-looking statements include our ability to safeguard our data; increased competition from larger companies and non-traditional competitors, our ability to update our services in a timely manner; our ability to maintain Visa and MasterCard registration and financial institution sponsorship; our reliance on financial institutions to provide clearing services in connection with our settlement activities; our potential failure to comply with card network requirements; potential systems interruptions or failures; software defects or undetected errors; increased attrition of merchants, referral partners or independent sales organizations; our ability to increase our share of existing markets and expand into new markets; a decline in the use of cards for payment generally; unanticipated increases in chargeback liability; increases in credit card network fees; change in laws, regulations or network rules or interpretations thereof; foreign currency exchange and interest rate risks; political, economic and regulatory changes in the foreign countries in which we operate; future performance, integration and conversion of acquired operations, including without limitation difficulties and delays in integrating or fully realizing cost savings and other benefits of our acquisitions at all or within the expected time period; fully realizing anticipated annual interest expense savings from refinancing our corporate debt facilities; our loss of key personnel and other risk factors presented in Item 1- Risk Factors of our Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 and any subsequent SEC filings, which we advise you to review.

Additional important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ from those anticipated by our forward-looking statements or historical performance associated with the proposed acquisition of AdvancedMD include the ability to meet closing conditions at all or on the expected terms and schedule, business disruption during the pendency of the acquisition or thereafter making it more difficult to maintain business and operational relationships, including the possibility that our announcement of the acquisition could disrupt AdvancedMD’s relationships with financial institutions, customers, employees or other partners; and difficulties and delays in fully realizing benefits of the acquisition.

Our forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and should not be relied upon as representing our plans and expectations as of any subsequent date. We undertake no obligation to revise any of these statements to reflect future circumstances or the occurrence of unanticipated events.

 

SCHEDULE 1

UNAUDITED GAAP CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands, except per share data)

                         
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
2018 2017 % Change 2018 2017 % Change
 
Revenues $ 833,164 $ 962,240 (13.4 )% $ 1,628,141 $ 1,882,002 (13.5 )%
 
Operating expenses:
Cost of service 264,544 469,149 (43.6 )% 516,930 925,085 (44.1 )%
Selling, general and administrative 377,883   361,239   4.6 % 764,304   720,095   6.1 %
642,427   830,388   (22.6 )% 1,281,234   1,645,180   (22.1 )%
 
Operating income 190,737   131,852   44.7 % 346,907   236,822   46.5 %
 
Interest and other income 2,568 1,832 40.2 % 14,262 3,439 NM
Interest and other expense (47,720 ) (48,361 ) (1.3 )% (93,325 ) (89,658 ) 4.1 %
(45,152 ) (46,529 ) (3.0 )% (79,063 ) (86,219 ) (8.3 )%
 
Income before income taxes 145,585 85,323 70.6 % 267,844 150,603 77.8 %
Provision for income taxes (27,856 ) (12,880 ) 116.3 % (52,529 ) (25,201 ) 108.4 %
Net income 117,729 72,443 62.5 % 215,315 125,402 71.7 %
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests, net of income tax (8,660 ) (5,534 ) 56.5 % (14,847 ) (9,679 ) 53.4 %
Net income attributable to Global Payments $ 109,069   $ 66,909   63.0 % $ 200,468   $ 115,723   73.2 %
 
Earnings per share attributable to Global Payments:
Basic $ 0.69 $ 0.44 56.8 % $ 1.26 $ 0.76 65.8 %
Diluted $ 0.68 $ 0.44 54.5 % $ 1.25 $ 0.75 66.7 %
 
Weighted-average number of shares outstanding:
Basic 159,003 152,525 159,161 152,415
Diluted 159,677 153,555 159,840 153,405
 

NM - Not Meaningful

 
 

SCHEDULE 2

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands, except per share data)

                         
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
2018 2017 % Change 2018 2017 % Change
 
Adjusted net revenue plus network fees $ 982,500 $ 831,658 18.1 % $ 1,906,780 $ 1,619,374 17.7 %
 
Adjusted operating income $ 308,147 $ 247,738 24.4 % $ 589,487 $ 476,487 23.7 %
 
Adjusted net income attributable to Global Payments $ 205,998 $ 144,366 42.7 % $ 386,821 $ 274,402 41.0 %
 

Adjusted diluted earnings per share attributable to Global Payments

$ 1.29 $ 0.94 37.2 % $ 2.42 $ 1.79 35.2 %

See Schedules 6 and 7 for a reconciliation of each non-GAAP financial measure to the most comparable GAAP measure and Schedule 10 for a discussion of non-GAAP financial measures.

 

SCHEDULE 3

SEGMENT INFORMATION (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands)

 
      Three Months Ended            
June 30, 2018     June 30, 2017 % Change
GAAP    

Non-
GAAP(1)

   

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network
fees(2)

GAAP    

Non-
GAAP(1)

   

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network
fees(2)

GAAP

Non-
GAAP(3)

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 621,801 $ 549,957 $ 718,574 $ 710,965 $ 624,413 $ 607,332 NM NM 18.3 %
Europe 155,631 155,631 190,179 186,506 158,759 159,557 NM NM 19.2 %
Asia-Pacific 55,732   55,732   73,747 64,769   64,769   64,769 NM NM 13.9 %
$ 833,164   $ 761,320   $ 982,500 $ 962,240   $ 847,941   $ 831,658 NM NM 18.1 %
 
Operating income:
North America $ 147,184 $ 232,896 $ 112,176 $ 185,144 31.2 % 25.8 %
Europe 82,682 90,152 65,673 72,268 25.9 % 24.7 %
Asia-Pacific 19,577 23,255 17,535 19,590 11.6 % 18.7 %
Corporate (58,706 ) (38,156 ) (63,532 ) (29,264 ) (7.6 )% 30.4 %
$ 190,737   $ 308,147   $ 131,852   $ 247,738   44.7 % 24.4 %
 
 
 
Six Months Ended
June 30, 2018 June 30, 2017 % Change
GAAP

Non-
GAAP(1)

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network
fees(2)

GAAP

Non-
GAAP(1)

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network
fees(2)

GAAP

Non-
GAAP(3)

Non-GAAP
adjusted net
revenue plus
network fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 1,215,830 $ 1,071,746 $ 1,395,079 $ 1,398,009 $ 1,221,895 $ 1,187,944 NM NM 17.4 %
Europe 298,908 298,908 361,045 352,054 297,986 299,491 NM NM 20.6 %
Asia-Pacific 113,403   113,403   150,656 131,939   131,939   131,939 NM NM 14.2 %
$ 1,628,141   $ 1,484,057   $ 1,906,780 $ 1,882,002   $ 1,651,820   $ 1,619,374 NM NM 17.7 %
 
Operating income:
North America $ 272,588 $ 446,736 $ 206,259 $ 357,521 32.2 % 25.0 %
Europe 153,230 167,831 120,180 136,176 27.5 % 23.2 %
Asia-Pacific 43,351 49,118 37,289 40,559 16.3 % 21.1 %
Corporate (122,262 ) (74,198 ) (126,906 ) (57,769 ) (3.7 )% 28.4 %
$ 346,907   $ 589,487   $ 236,822   $ 476,487   46.5 % 23.7 %

NM - Not Meaningful

(1) See Schedules 8 and 9 for a reconciliation of adjusted net revenue, adjusted net revenue plus network fees and adjusted operating income by segment to the most comparable GAAP measures and Schedule 10 for a discussion of non-GAAP financial measures.

(2) Global Payments adopted Accounting Standards Codification Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers ("ASC 606") on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income. Also, ASC 606 changed the presentation of revenue for our gaming cash advance solutions and had a de minimis impact on revenue for our European business. For our gaming cash advance solutions certain amounts we previously presented as operating expenses are now recognized as a reduction of revenue under GAAP.

(3) As a result of adopting ASC 606, results for 2018 and 2017 revenues and adjusted net revenue are not comparable, thus the change from the prior year is not meaningful.

 

SCHEDULE 4

UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands, except share data)

         
June 30, 2018 December 31, 2017
 
ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,099,529 $ 1,335,855
Accounts receivable, net of allowances for doubtful accounts of $2,795 and $1,827, respectively 317,222 301,887
Settlement processing assets 2,033,938 2,459,292
Prepaid expenses and other current assets 208,255   206,545  
Total current assets 3,658,944 4,303,579
Goodwill 5,671,875 5,703,992
Other intangible assets, net 1,997,367 2,181,707
Property and equipment, net 615,803 588,348
Deferred income taxes 10,049 13,146
Other noncurrent assets 345,839   207,297  
Total assets $ 12,299,877   $ 12,998,069  
 
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Settlement lines of credit $ 547,341 $ 635,166
Current portion of long-term debt 74,717 100,308
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities 1,027,934 1,039,607
Settlement processing obligations 1,714,375   2,040,509  
Total current liabilities 3,364,367 3,815,590
Long-term debt 4,255,142 4,559,408
Deferred income taxes 443,874 436,879
Other noncurrent liabilities 220,493   220,961  
Total liabilities 8,283,876   9,032,838  
Commitments and contingencies
Equity:
Preferred stock, no par value; 5,000,000 shares authorized and none issued
Common stock, no par value; 200,000,000 shares authorized; 158,071,104 issued and outstanding at June 30, 2018 and 159,180,317 issued and outstanding at December 31, 2017
Paid-in capital 2,254,783 2,379,774
Retained earnings 1,819,213 1,597,897
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (243,629 ) (183,144 )
Total Global Payments shareholders’ equity 3,830,367 3,794,527
Noncontrolling interests 185,634   170,704  
Total equity 4,016,001   3,965,231  
Total liabilities and equity $ 12,299,877   $ 12,998,069  
 
 

SCHEDULE 5

UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands)

         
Six Months Ended
June 30, 2018 June 30, 2017
 
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income $ 215,315 $ 125,402
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:

Depreciation and amortization of property and equipment

69,088 51,197
Amortization of acquired intangibles 176,303 165,117
Share-based compensation expense 30,104 21,153
Provision for operating losses and bad debts 22,942 25,940
Amortization of capitalized contract costs 23,835 19,681
Deferred income taxes (3,061 ) (38,603 )
Other, net (6,228 ) 17,057
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of the effects of acquisitions:
Accounts receivable (21,763 ) (4,901 )
Settlement processing assets and obligations, net 95,232 (63,523 )
Prepaid expenses and other assets (92,154 ) (25,007 )
Accounts payable and other liabilities (2,857 ) (25,452 )
Net cash provided by operating activities 506,756   268,061  
Cash flows from investing activities:
Capital expenditures (102,669 ) (89,958 )
Proceeds from sales of property and equipment 59 37,497
Other, net (1,495 ) (34,242 )
Net cash used in investing activities (104,105 ) (86,703 )
Cash flows from financing activities:
Net repayments of settlement lines of credit (88,325 ) (88,490 )
Proceeds from long-term debt 694,214 902,324
Repayments of long-term debt (1,024,695 ) (1,082,898 )
Payment of debt issuance costs (10,884 ) (9,461 )
Repurchase of common stock (177,261 ) (5,342 )
Proceeds from stock issued under share-based compensation plans 6,340 6,188
Common stock repurchased - share-based compensation plans (9,989 ) (418 )
Distributions to noncontrolling interests (9,301 )
Dividends paid (3,171 ) (3,551 )
Net cash used in financing activities (613,771 ) (290,949 )
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash (25,206 ) 27,388  
Decrease in cash and cash equivalents (236,326 ) (82,203 )
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the period 1,335,855   1,162,779  
Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period $ 1,099,529   $ 1,080,576  
 
 

SCHEDULE 6

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands, except per share data)

                             
Three Months Ended June 30, 2018
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Income
Taxes on
Adjustments(3)

Non-
GAAP

Network
Fees(4)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues $ 833,164 $ (71,844 ) $ $ $ 761,320 $ 221,180 $ 982,500
 
Operating income $ 190,737 $ 2,276 $ 115,134 $ $ 308,147
 
Net income attributable to Global Payments $ 109,069 $ 2,276 $ 116,883 $ (22,230 ) $ 205,998
 
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Global Payments $ 0.68 $ 1.29
 
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 159,677 159,677
 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2017
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Income
Taxes on
Adjustments(3)

Non-
GAAP

Gaming
Cash
Advance /
Other(4)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues $ 962,240 $ (114,299 ) $ $ $ 847,941 $ (16,283 ) $ 831,658
 
Operating income $ 131,852 $ $ 115,886 $ $ 247,738
 
Net income attributable to Global Payments $ 66,909 $ $ 120,884 $ (43,427 ) $ 144,366
 
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Global Payments $ 0.44 $ 0.94
 
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 153,555 153,555

(1) Represents adjustments to revenues for gross-up related payments (included in operating expenses) associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefits to the company. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, includes $2.3 million to eliminate the effect of acquisition accounting fair value adjustments for software-related contract liabilities associated with the acquisition of ACTIVE Network.

(2) For the three months ended June 30, 2018, earnings adjustments to operating income include $92.1 million in cost of service and $23.0 million in selling, general and administrative expenses. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $89.0 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $0.5 million, employee termination benefits of $0.9 million and other adjustments of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $15.2 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $7.6 million and employee termination benefits of $0.2 million. Net income attributable to Global Payments also reflects an adjustment to remove a charge of $3.3 million associated with the refinancing of our corporate credit facility.

For the three months ended June 30, 2017, earnings adjustments to operating income include $81.6 million of amortization of acquired intangibles in cost of service and $34.2 million in selling, general and administrative expenses, consisting of share-based compensation expense of $12.3 million and acquisition and integration expenses of $21.9 million. Net income attributable to Global Payments also reflects an adjustment to remove a charge of $6.8 million associated with the refinancing of our corporate credit facility.

(3) Income taxes on adjustments reflect the tax effect of earnings adjustments to income before income taxes. The tax rate used in determining the tax impact of earnings adjustments is either the jurisdictional statutory rate in effect at the time of the adjustment or the jurisdictional expected annual effective tax rate for the period, depending on the nature and timing of the adjustment. Also includes the removal of expenses associated with certain discrete tax items related to the impact of changes in state effective income tax rates on deferred liabilities and tax reform true-up impacts on deferred liabilities.

(4) Global Payments adopted ASC 606 on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income.

For 2017, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2018 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues. As a result, adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the three months ended June 30, 2018 is presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year. Adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the three months ended June 30, 2017 includes an adjustment for our gaming cash advance solutions and other de minimis amounts for our European business to present it on a basis that is comparable to the current year.

 

SCHEDULE 7

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands, except per share data)

                             
Six Months Ended June 30, 2018
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Income
Taxes on
Adjustments(3)

Non-GAAP

Network
Fees(4)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues $ 1,628,141 $ (144,084 ) $ $ $ 1,484,057 $ 422,723 $ 1,906,780
 
Operating income $ 346,907 $ 5,869 $ 236,711 $ $ 589,487
 
Net income attributable to Global Payments $ 200,468 $ 5,869 $ 229,025 $ (48,541 ) $ 386,821
 
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Global Payments $ 1.25 $ 2.42
 
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 159,840 159,840
 
Six Months Ended June 30, 2017
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Income
Taxes on
Adjustments(3)

Non-GAAP

Gaming
Cash
Advance/
Other(4)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues $ 1,882,002 $ (230,182 ) $ $ $ 1,651,820 $ (32,446 ) $ 1,619,374
 
Operating income $ 236,822 $ $ 239,665 $ $ 476,487
 
Net income attributable to Global Payments $ 115,723 $ $ 242,876 $ (84,197 ) $ 274,402
 
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Global Payments $ 0.75 $ 1.79
 
Diluted weighted average shares outstanding 153,405 153,405

(1) Represents adjustments to revenues for gross-up related payments (included in operating expenses) associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefits to the company. For the six months ended June 30, 2018, includes $5.9 million to eliminate the effect of acquisition accounting fair value adjustments for software-related contract liabilities associated with the acquisition of ACTIVE Network.

(2) For the six months ended June 30, 2018 earnings adjustments to operating income include $181.0 million in cost of service and $55.7 million in selling, general and administrative expenses. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $177.4 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $1.0 million, employee termination benefits of $0.9 million and other adjustments of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $30.1 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $25.4 million and employee termination benefits of $0.2 million. Net income attributable to Global Payments also reflects an adjustment to remove a $9.6 million gain recognized on the reorganization of Interac Association, which we were a member through one of our Canadian subsidiaries, and a charge of $5.2 million associated with the refinancing of our corporate credit facility.

For the six months ended June 30, 2017, earnings adjustments to operating income include $167.9 million and $71.8 million in cost of service and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $166.2 million and employee termination benefits of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $21.2 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $48.0 million and employee termination benefits of $2.6 million. Net income attributable to Global Payments also reflects an adjustment to remove a charge of $6.8 million associated with the refinancing of our corporate credit facility.

(3) Income taxes on adjustments reflect the tax effect of earnings adjustments to income before income taxes. The tax rate used in determining the tax impact of earnings adjustments is either the jurisdictional statutory rate in effect at the time of the adjustment or the jurisdictional expected annual effective tax rate for the period, depending on the nature and timing of the adjustment. Also includes the removal of expense associated with certain discrete tax items related to the impact of changes in state effective income tax rates on deferred liabilities and tax reform true-up impacts on deferred liabilities.

(4) Global Payments adopted ASC 606 on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income.

For 2017, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2018 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues. As a result, adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the six months ended June 30, 2018 is presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year. Adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the six months ended June 30, 2017 includes an adjustment for our gaming cash advance solutions and other de minimis amounts for our European business to present it on a basis that is comparable to the current year.

 

SCHEDULE 8

RECONCILIATION OF SEGMENT NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands)

                         
 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2018
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments (1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Non-GAAP Network Fees(3)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 621,801 $ (71,844 ) $ $ 549,957 $ 168,617 $ 718,574
Europe 155,631 155,631 34,548 190,179
Asia-Pacific 55,732     55,732   18,015   73,747
$ 833,164   $ (71,844 ) $ $ 761,320   $ 221,180   $ 982,500
 
Operating income:
North America $ 147,184 $ 2,276 $ 83,436 $ 232,896
Europe 82,682 7,470 90,152
Asia-Pacific 19,577 3,678 23,255
Corporate (58,706 )   20,550 (38,156 )
$ 190,737   $ 2,276   $ 115,134 $ 308,147  
 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2017
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Non-GAAP

Gaming Cash
Advance/
Other(3)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 710,965 $ (86,552 ) $ $ 624,413 $ (17,081 ) $ 607,332
Europe 186,506 (27,747 ) 158,759 798 159,557
Asia-Pacific 64,769     64,769     64,769
$ 962,240   $ (114,299 ) $ $ 847,941   $ (16,283 ) $ 831,658
 
Operating income:
North America $ 112,176 $ $ 72,968 $ 185,144
Europe 65,673 6,595 72,268
Asia-Pacific 17,535 2,055 19,590
Corporate (63,532 )   34,268 (29,264 )
$ 131,852   $   $ 115,886 $ 247,738  

(1) Represents adjustments to revenues for gross-up related payments (included in operating expenses) associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefits to the company. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, includes $2.3 million to eliminate the effect of acquisition accounting fair value adjustments for software-related contract liabilities associated with the acquisition of ACTIVE Network.

(2) For the three months ended June 30, 2018, earnings adjustments to operating income include $92.1 million in cost of service and $23.0 million in selling, general and administrative expenses. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $89.0 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $0.5 million, employee termination benefits of $0.9 million and other adjustments of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $15.2 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $7.6 million and employee termination benefits of $0.2 million.

For the three months ended June 30, 2017, earnings adjustments to operating income include $81.6 million of amortization of acquired intangibles in cost of service and $34.2 million in selling, general and administrative expenses, consisting of share-based compensation expense of $12.3 million and acquisition and integration expenses of $21.9 million.

(3) Global Payments adopted ASC 606 on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income.

For 2017, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2018 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues. As a result, adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the three months ended June 30, 2018 is presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year. Adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the three months ended June 30, 2017 includes an adjustment for our gaming cash advance solutions and other de minimis amounts for our European business to present it on a basis that is comparable to the current year.

 

SCHEDULE 9

RECONCILIATION OF SEGMENT NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In thousands)

                         
Six Months Ended June 30, 2018
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Non-GAAP Network Fees(3)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 1,215,830 $ (144,084 ) $ $ 1,071,746 $ 323,333 $ 1,395,079
Europe 298,908 298,908 62,137 361,045
Asia-Pacific 113,403     113,403   37,253   150,656
$ 1,628,141   $ (144,084 ) $ $ 1,484,057   $ 422,723   $ 1,906,780
 
Operating income:
North America $ 272,588 $ 5,869 $ 168,279 $ 446,736
Europe 153,230 14,601 167,831
Asia-Pacific 43,351 5,767 49,118
Corporate (122,262 )   48,064 (74,198 )
$ 346,907   $ 5,869   $ 236,711 $ 589,487  
 
Six Months Ended June 30, 2017
GAAP

Net Revenue
Adjustments(1)

Earnings
Adjustments(2)

Non-GAAP

Gaming Cash
Advance\
Other(3)

Non-GAAP
Adjusted Net
Revenue Plus
Network Fees

 
Revenues:
North America $ 1,398,009 $ (176,114 ) $ $ 1,221,895 $ (33,951 ) $ 1,187,944
Europe 352,054 (54,068 ) 297,986 1,505 299,491
Asia-Pacific 131,939     131,939     131,939
$ 1,882,002   $ (230,182 ) $ $ 1,651,820   $ (32,446 ) $ 1,619,374
 
Operating income:
North America $ 206,259 $ $ 151,262 $ 357,521
Europe 120,180 15,996 136,176
Asia-Pacific 37,289 3,270 40,559
Corporate (126,906 )   69,137 (57,769 )
$ 236,822   $   $ 239,665 $ 476,487  

(1) Represents adjustments to revenues for gross-up related payments (included in operating expenses) associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefits to the company. For the six months ended June 30, 2018, includes $5.9 million to eliminate the effect of acquisition accounting fair value adjustments for software-related contract liabilities associated with the acquisition of ACTIVE Network.

(2) For the six months ended June 30, 2018, earnings adjustments to operating income include $181.0 million in cost of service and $55.7 million in selling, general and administrative expenses. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $177.4 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $1.0 million, employee termination benefits $0.9 million and other adjustments of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $30.1 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $25.4 million and other adjustments of $0.2 million.

For the six months ended June 30, 2017, earnings adjustments to operating income include $167.9 million and $71.8 million in cost of service and selling, general and administrative expenses, respectively. Adjustments to cost of service include amortization of acquired intangibles of $166.2 million and employee termination benefits of $1.7 million. Adjustments to selling, general and administrative expenses include share-based compensation expense of $21.2 million, acquisition and integration expenses of $48.0 million and employee termination benefits of $2.6 million.

(3) Global Payments adopted ASC 606 on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income.

For 2017, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2018 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues. As a result, adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the six months ended June 30, 2018 is presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year. Adjusted net revenue plus network fees for the six months ended June 30, 2017 includes an adjustment for our gaming cash advance solutions and other de minimis amounts for our European business to present it on a basis that is comparable to the current year.

 
SCHEDULE 10
OUTLOOK SUMMARY (UNAUDITED)

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

(In billions, except per share data)

             
2017 Actual 2018 Outlook % Change
 
Revenues:
GAAP revenues $ 3.98 $3.30 to $3.38 NM
Adjustments(1)   (0.46 )   (0.27 )  
Adjusted net revenue $ 3.52   $3.03 to $3.10 NM
 
Gaming cash advance / other(2) ($0.07 ) $
Network fees(2)       0.87    
Adjusted net revenue plus network fees $ 3.45   $3.90 to $3.975 13% to 15%
 
Earnings per share ("EPS"):
GAAP diluted EPS(3) $ 3.01 $2.86 to $3.01
Adjustments(4)   1.00     2.19    
Adjusted diluted EPS $ 4.01   $5.05 to $5.20 26% to 30%

Our outlook for 2018 does not include any impact from the AdvancedMD acquisition, which we expect to be immaterial to 2018 adjusted earnings per share.

(1) Represents adjustments to revenues for gross-up related payments (included in operating expenses) associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefit to the company. As a result of the adoption of ASC 606 effective January 1, 2018, no adjustment is necessary for our European wholesale business as GAAP revenues in 2018 are presented net of these payments. The 2018 Outlook adjustment is $0.16 billion lower as a result of this change. See footnote 2.

Amounts also include adjustments to eliminate the effect of acquisition accounting fair value adjustments for software-related contract liabilities associated with the acquisition of ACTIVE Network.

(2) Global Payments adopted ASC 606 on January 1, 2018. The new accounting standard changed the presentation of certain amounts that we pay to third parties, including payment networks. This change in presentation affected our reported GAAP revenues and operating expenses by the same amount and had no effect on operating income.

For 2017, payment network fees were presented within operating expenses and in 2018 payment network fees are presented as a reduction of revenues. As a result, adjusted net revenue plus network fees for 2018 are presented on a basis that is comparable to the prior year. Adjusted net revenue plus network fees for 2017 includes an adjustment for our gaming cash advance solutions and other de minimis amounts for our European business to present it on a basis that is comparable to the current year.

(3) ASC 606 also changes the amount and timing of revenue and expenses to be recognized under certain of our customer arrangements, the effect of which is reflected in the outlook for GAAP diluted EPS for 2018.

(4) Adjustments to 2017 GAAP diluted EPS include the ACTIVE Network revenue adjustment described above, acquisition related amortization expense of $2.19, share-based compensation expense of $0.25 and net other items of $0.68, including acquisition and integration expense of $0.61. Adjustments to 2017 GAAP diluted EPS also includes the effect of these adjustments on noncontrolling interests and income taxes, as applicable. In addition, these adjustments reflect the removal of income tax benefit of $1.02 representing the effects of U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

NM - Not Meaningful

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

Global Payments supplements revenues, income and EPS information determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP by providing these measures, and other measures, with certain adjustments (such measures being non-GAAP financial measures) in this document to assist with evaluating our performance. In addition to GAAP measures, management uses these non-GAAP financial measures to focus on the factors the company believes are pertinent to the daily management of our operations. Management believes adjusted net revenue and adjusted net revenue plus network fees more closely reflect the economic benefits to the company's core business and, in the case of adjusted net revenue, allows for better comparisons with industry peers. Management uses these non-GAAP financial measures, together with other metrics, to set goals for and measure the performance of the business and to determine incentive compensation. Adjusted net revenue, adjusted net revenue plus network fees, adjusted operating income, adjusted operating margin, adjusted net income and adjusted EPS should be considered in addition to, and not as substitutes for, revenues, operating income, net income and EPS determined in accordance with GAAP. The non-GAAP financial measures reflect management's judgment of particular items, and may not be comparable to similarly titled measures reported by other companies.

Adjusted net revenue excludes gross-up related payments associated with certain lines of business to reflect economic benefits to the company. On a GAAP basis, these payments are presented gross in both revenues and operating expenses. Adjusted operating income, adjusted net income and adjusted EPS exclude acquisition-related amortization expense, share-based compensation and certain other items specific to each reporting period as more fully described in the accompanying reconciliations in Schedules 6, 7, 8 and 9. Beginning in 2018, adjusted operating margin is derived by dividing adjusted operating income by adjusted net revenue plus network fees. The tax rate used in determining the net income impact of earnings adjustments is either the jurisdictional statutory rate in effect at the time of the adjustment or the jurisdictional expected annual effective tax rate for the period, depending on the nature and timing of the adjustment.

Global Payments Inc.
Investor contact:
Winnie Smith, 770-829-8478
investor.relations@globalpay.com
or
Media contact:
Laura Coerper, 770-829-8755
media.relations@globalpay.com

Source: Global Payments Inc.