NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $223.53 +1.41 (+0.63 %) (As of 09/26/2018 11:01 AM ET)Previous Close$222.50Today's Range$221.72 - $223.5552-Week Range$137.75 - $223.37Volume33,979 shsAverage Volume3.07 million shsMarket Capitalization$229.86 billionP/E Ratio48.56Dividend Yield0.45%Beta1.19 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions 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 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. Receive MA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNYSE:MA CUSIP57636Q10 Webwww.mastercard.com Phone914-249-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11 Current Ratio1.51 Quick Ratio1.51 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio48.56 Forward P/E Ratio34.87 P/E Growth1.82 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.50 billion Price / Sales18.57 Cash Flow$6.0775 per share Price / Cash36.78 Book Value$5.22 per share Price / Book42.82 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58 Net Income$3.92 billion Net Margins33.81% Return on Equity103.82% Return on Assets27.21% Miscellaneous Employees13,400 Outstanding Shares1,038,450,000Market Cap$229.86 billion 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 0.45%. 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 stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The credit services provider reported $1.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.13. The credit services provider earned $3.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.65 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 103.82% and a net margin of 33.81%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 20.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.10 EPS. View Mastercard's Earnings History. When is Mastercard's next earnings date? Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 30 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $244.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's share price to reach $208.4815 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 30 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 26 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard. Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Accenture (ACN), Paypal (PYPL), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), eBay (EBAY), Worldpay (WP), Pinduoduo (PDD), NetEase (NTES), First Data (FDC), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT) and Total System Services (TSS). 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.26%), FMR LLC (3.77%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.50%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.37%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%). 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, 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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vontobel Asset Management Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Magellan Asset Management Ltd. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., TPG Group Holdings SBS Advisors Inc., Bank of America Corp DE and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 $222.41. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $229.86 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,083 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 579 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,662MarketBeat'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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