NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$189.28 -9.76 (-4.90 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$199.04
Today's Range$188.55 - $199.40
52-Week Range$140.61 - $225.35
Volume4.45 million shs
Average Volume3.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$205.57 billion
P/E Ratio41.33
Dividend Yield0.50%
Beta1.22
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 also offers value-added services, such as safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and consulting services, issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. In addition, it provides various integrated products and services for account holders, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, governments, and other organizations; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards 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. Further, the company provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and cyber-attacks, and ensure the safety of transactions. It offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has a strategic partnership with Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company BSC. The company 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
Phone914-249-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01
Current Ratio1.55
Quick Ratio1.55

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio41.33
Forward P/E Ratio29.44
P/E Growth1.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.50 billion
Price / Sales15.64
Cash Flow$5.7236 per share
Price / Cash33.07
Book Value$5.22 per share
Price / Book36.26

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58
Net Income$3.92 billion
Net Margins35.88%
Return on Equity114.58%
Return on Assets28.37%

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Outstanding Shares1,032,790,000
Market Cap$205.57 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 5th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The credit services provider reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.10. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.86 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 35.88% and a return on equity of 114.58%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.34 earnings per share. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

28 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Mastercard's stock. Their predictions range from $182.00 to $250.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $221.9167 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 25 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?

Media stories about MA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors?

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 51)
  • Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 52)

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.25%), FMR LLC (3.76%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.88%), Capital World Investors (1.85%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.48%) and Jennison Associates LLC (1.45%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Robert Reeg and Timothy H Murphy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mastercard.

Which major investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Polen Capital Management LLC, Jackson Square Partners LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Capital International Investors and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard.

Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, PointState Capital LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . 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 $189.28.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $205.57 billion and generates $12.50 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $3.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.58 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 13,400 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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  604 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,731
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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