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Mastercard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$320.20
+13.92 (+4.54%)
(As of 12/2/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$308.99
$322.20
50-Day Range
$306.28
$369.56
52-Week Range
$306.00
$401.50
Volume
6.71 million shs
Average Volume
4.09 million shs
Market Capitalization
$314.61 billion
P/E Ratio
39.38
Dividend Yield
0.57%
Beta
1.1
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About Mastercard

Mastercard, Inc. operates as a technology company. The firm engages in the payments industry that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and business. It offers payment solutions for the development and implementation of credit, debit, prepaid, commercial and payment programs. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
57636Q10
Employees
21,000
Year Founded
1966

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.30 billion
Cash Flow
$8.06 per share
Book Value
$6.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$6.41 billion
Pretax Margin
54.26%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
979,315,000
Market Cap
$314.61 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
10/07/2021
Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Dividend Payable
11/09/2021
Today
12/02/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/27/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.42 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

2nd out of 423 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 137 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 4.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mastercard a buy right now?

19 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 18 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Mastercard stock.
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How has Mastercard's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $269.76 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MA shares have increased by 18.7% and is now trading at $320.20.
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Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,760,000 shares, a drop of 37.0% from the October 31st total of 5,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
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How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 28th. The credit services provider reported $2.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.19 by $0.18. The credit services provider had revenue of $4.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.95 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 45.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 116.88%. The firm's revenue was up 29.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.60 EPS.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 30th. Investors of record on Friday, January 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.49 per share on Wednesday, February 9th. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 6th. This is an increase from Mastercard's previous quarterly dividend of $0.44.
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Is Mastercard a good dividend stock?

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. Mastercard has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Mastercard is 21.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Mastercard will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.84% next year. This indicates that Mastercard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 8th 2020, which allows the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 1.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

19 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $370.00 to $482.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's share price to reach $430.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael E. Miebach, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Edward McLaughlin, President-Operations & Technology
  • Sachin J. Mehra, Chief Financial Officer
  • Ronald J. Green, Chief Security Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Tiffany M. Hall, Chief of Staff & Senior Vice President

What is Michael Miebach's approval rating as Mastercard's CEO?

18 employees have rated Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach on Glassdoor.com. Michael Miebach has an approval rating of 100% among Mastercard's employees. This puts Michael Miebach in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Tesla (TSLA), Adobe (ADBE) and Boeing (BA).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Morgan Stanley (2.00%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.50%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.46%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.36%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.20%) and Polen Capital Management LLC (0.77%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Julius Genachowski, Kevin Stanton, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Sandra A Arkell, Steven J Freiberg and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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Which major investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Sepio Capital LP, Capital World Investors, Baillie Gifford & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Kevin Stanton, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, and Sandra A Arkell.
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Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, BlueSpruce Investments LP, Polen Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, GQG Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mastercard's stock price today?

One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $320.20.

How much money does Mastercard make?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $314.61 billion and generates $15.30 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $6.41 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.13 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mastercard have?

Mastercard employs 21,000 workers across the globe.

Does Mastercard have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Mastercard: Aiia, Applied Predictive Technologies, Brighterion, C-sam, ChiperTrace, CipherTrace, DataCash Group, Ekata, Ethoca, Finicity, Global Mastercard Holdings LP, IfOnly, Mastercard A&M Investment Holdings LLC, Mastercard AP Financing Pte. Ltd., Mastercard Asia/Pacific Pte. Ltd., Mastercard Europe SA, Mastercard Financing Solutions LLC, Mastercard Holdings LP, Mastercard International Incorporated, Mastercard Payment Gateway Services Group Limited, Mastercard UK Holdco Limited, Mastercard US Holdings LLC, Mastercard/Europay U.K. Limited, NETS, NuData Security a Mastercard company, Oltio, Orbiscom, Pinpoint, Provus, RiskRecon, SessionM, Transaction Network Services (TNS), Transactis, Transfast, Truaxis, VocaLink, and Vyze.

When was Mastercard founded?

Mastercard was founded in 1966.

What is Mastercard's official website?

The official website for Mastercard is www.mastercard.com.

Where are Mastercard's headquarters?

Mastercard is headquartered at 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY, 10577.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 914-249-4262.


This page was last updated on 12/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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