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NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$247.65
-15.53 (-5.90 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$244.70
Now: $247.65
$256.07
50-Day Range
$203.30
MA: $291.29
$344.56
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $247.65
$347.25
Volume7.82 million shs
Average Volume10.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$248.92 billion
P/E Ratio31.19
Dividend Yield0.61%
Beta1
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 has a strategic alliance with Finexio; and a strategic partnership with Network International to develop electronic payments in Africa and the Middle East. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$8.97 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,400
Outstanding Shares1,005,110,000
Market Cap$248.92 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mastercard's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $269.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MA stock has decreased by 8.2% and is now trading at $247.65. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Mastercard?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 26 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Mastercard.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Mastercard.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The credit services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.09. The credit services provider had revenue of $4.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.40 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 150.46% and a net margin of 48.08%. Mastercard's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.55 earnings per share. View Mastercard's earnings history.

How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 8th. View Mastercard's dividend history.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 2.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

28 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $264.00 to $380.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's stock price to reach $323.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Mastercard.

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news 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 next several days. View the latest news aboutMastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 8,223,100 shares, an increase of 22.0% from the February 27th total of 6,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's shares 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), salesforce.com (CRM), Home Depot (HD) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the following 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)

What is Mastercard's stock symbol?

Mastercard trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MA."

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (4.02%), State Street Corp (3.66%), Capital World Investors (2.06%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.39%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.24%). 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, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi. 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 FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Parnassus Investments CA, Capital World Investors, Point72 Asset Management L.P., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, and Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC. 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 Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, and Venkata R Madabhushi. View insider buying and selling activity for Mastercard.

Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Capital International Investors, and 1832 Asset Management L.P.. 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 activity 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 $247.65.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $248.92 billion and generates $16.88 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $8.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.77 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 11,400 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:  1,321 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  947 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,268
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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