Valens Equity Weekly Insights and Inflections for May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022

  • Shift4 Payments, Inc. (FOUR) is simultaneously converting its existing clients to higher margin services while expanding its business into new verticals with large addressable markets in the payment processing market. Uniform Accounting confirms that the market isn’t pricing this in. Considering management’s strong execution and alignment to continue executing, equity upside is warranted

  • Shift4 has been rapidly gaining market share in the payment processing industry with its gateway solutions for restaurants and lodging businesses, and it is converting its gateway clients into higher margin end-to-end clients at an accelerating rate. As the company continues to execute on this strategy and expand into new end markets, it should be able to grow and maintain stronger profitability than the market is currently pricing in

  • Shift4’s management is closely aligned with shareholders on long-term wealth creation. Also, management confidence in recent calls about expanding into new verticals, improving margins, and end-to-end customer conversion suggest management is executing on the company’s strategic above market expectations

  • Management confidence on the Q4 earnings call around growth in key end markets, key partnerships, and technology suggest that management is executing on the company’s growth strategy

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