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NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$296.09
+3.88 (+1.33 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$289.80
Now: $296.09
$296.53
50-Day Range
$266.49
MA: $282.02
$296.23
52-Week Range
$171.89
Now: $296.09
$296.53
Volume3.28 million shs
Average Volume2.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$298.71 billion
P/E Ratio45.62
Dividend Yield0.45%
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$8.34 per share
Book Value$5.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.86 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Outstanding Shares1,008,860,000
Market Cap$298.71 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, February 7th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.54%. 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 approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $8,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The credit services provider reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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 net margin of 42.50% and a return on equity of 146.92%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business 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 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Mastercard's shares. 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 3.5% 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?

News articles about MA stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a coverage optimism score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Mastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 7,930,000 shares, a decrease of 8.2% from the November 14th total of 8,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 Nomura Holdings Inc., 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. and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 $296.09.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $298.71 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:  1,255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  879 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,134
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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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