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

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$221.33 -0.78 (-0.35 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 11:48 AM ET)
Previous Close$222.11
Today's Range$220.36 - $221.96
52-Week Range$167.94 - $225.35
Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume4.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$228.59 billion
P/E Ratio34.10
Dividend Yield0.60%
Beta1.11
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; and strategic agreement with Wirecard AG. 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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.95 billion
Cash Flow$8.2463 per share
Book Value$5.25 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.86 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Outstanding Shares1,032,793,000
Market Cap$228.59 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 Tuesday, February 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $6,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.52 by $0.03. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.79 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 122.25% and a net margin of 39.19%. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

25 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Mastercard's stock. Their forecasts range from $207.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's share price to reach $227.2381 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 22 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?

News stories about MA stock have trended positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 59)
  • Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 52)
  • 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (6.93%), BlackRock Inc. (6.22%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.20%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.08%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Harris Associates L P, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Swedbank, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Macquarie Group Ltd. and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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 institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, Polen Capital Management LLC, Coatue Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC and Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.. 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 $220.7950.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $228.04 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 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:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,152 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  649 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,801
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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