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NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$290.05
+1.44 (+0.50 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 02:27 AM ET)
Today's Range
$288.11
Now: $290.05
$290.32
50-Day Range
$259.05
MA: $280.72
$292.23
52-Week Range
$171.89
Now: $290.05
$293.69
Volume2.30 million shs
Average Volume3.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$292.62 billion
P/E Ratio44.69
Dividend Yield0.46%
Beta1.04
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP57636Q10
Phone914-249-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.95 billion
Cash Flow$8.22 per share
Book Value$5.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.86 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Outstanding Shares1,008,863,000
Market Cap$292.62 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, December 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, February 7th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 8th. This is an increase from Mastercard's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 2.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The credit services provider reported $2.15 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.01 by $0.14. The credit services provider had revenue of $4.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.41 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 146.92% and a net margin of 42.50%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.78 EPS. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

27 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their forecasts range from $245.00 to $348.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $306.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 25 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard.

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MA stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Mastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 7,930,000 shares, a drop of 8.2% from the November 14th total of 8,640,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Mastercard's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors?

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), salesforce.com (CRM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 52)
  • Mr. Sachin Mehra, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 53)

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.65%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.87%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.36%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.31%), Parnassus Investments CA (0.27%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.23%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, 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 USS Investment Management Ltd, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Sawgrass Asset Management LLC and Railway Pension Investments Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard.

Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, PointState Capital LP, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Phoenix Holdings Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and HMI Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Mastercard stock in the last two years include Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla and Richard K Davis. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mastercard's stock price today?

One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $290.05.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $292.62 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.View Additional Information About Mastercard.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  877 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,130
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 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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