NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $232.50 +2.08 (+0.90 %) (As of 03/26/2019 12:49 PM ET)Previous Close$230.42Today's Range$231.62 - $233.6352-Week Range$167.94 - $237.08Volume44,636 shsAverage Volume3.11 million shsMarket Capitalization$238.52 billionP/E Ratio35.81Dividend Yield0.57%Beta1.14 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Mastercard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company offers integrated products and services for account holders, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, governments, and other organizations, such as programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with credits to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid payment programs and management services; and commercial payment products and solutions. It also provides value-added products and services comprising safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and analytics services, consulting services, and issuer and acquirer processing services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:MA Previous SymbolNYSE:MA, CUSIP57636Q10 CIK1141391 Webwww.mastercard.com Phone914-249-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08 Current Ratio1.39 Quick Ratio1.39Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio35.81 Forward P/E Ratio30.79 P/E Growth1.84 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.95 billion Price / Sales15.95 Cash Flow$8.2917 per share Price / Cash Flow28.04 Book Value$5.26 per share Price / Book44.20Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.49 Net Income$5.86 billion Net Margins39.19% Return on Equity122.25% Return on Assets29.02%Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares1,025,910,000Market Cap$238.52 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions What is Mastercard's stock symbol? Mastercard trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MA." How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard? Mastercard announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History. How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work? Mastercard announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $6,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter? Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.03. The credit services provider earned $3.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.79 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 39.19% and a return on equity of 122.25%. View Mastercard's Earnings History. When is Mastercard's next earnings date? Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 26 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $207.00 to $252.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's share price to reach $229.3636 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 23 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard. Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about MA stock have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Paypal (PYPL), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), Worldpay (WP), eBay (EBAY), NetEase (NTES), Pinduoduo (PDD), First Data (FDC), Mercadolibre (MELI), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Global Payments (GPN) and FleetCor Technologies (FLT). What other stocks do shareholders of Mastercard own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mastercard investors own include Visa (V), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL), Alphabet (GOOG), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Home Depot (HD). Who are Mastercard's key executives? Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 62)Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 52)Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 53) Who are Mastercard's major shareholders? Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (6.93%), BlackRock Inc. (6.22%), FMR LLC (3.87%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.21%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis and Timothy H Murphy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mastercard. Which institutional investors are selling Mastercard stock? MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Harris Associates L P, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Swedbank, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Macquarie Group Ltd. and APG Asset Management N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard. Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock? MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, FMR LLC, Polen Capital Management LLC, Coatue Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard. How do I buy shares of Mastercard? Shares of MA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Mastercard's stock price today? One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $232.82. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $238.85 billion and generates $14.95 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $5.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.49 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 14,800 workers across the globe. What is Mastercard's official website? The official website for Mastercard is http://www.mastercard.com. How can I contact Mastercard? Mastercard's mailing address is 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY, 10577. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 914-249-2000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Mastercard (NYSE MA)Community Ranking: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,163 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 706 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,869MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mastercard and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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