NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $205.91 -1.87 (-0.90 %) (As of 07/15/2018 03:05 PM ET)Previous Close$205.91Today's Range$203.44 - $207.525052-Week Range$125.37 - $209.19Volume2.59 million shsAverage Volume2.89 million shsMarket Capitalization$214.96 billionP/E Ratio40.53Dividend Yield0.49%Beta1.18 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York. Receive MA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services SymbolNYSE:MA CUSIP57636Q10 Webwww.mastercard.com Phone914-249-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.13 Current Ratio1.64 Quick Ratio1.64 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio40.53 Forward P/E Ratio32.63 P/E Growth1.71 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.50 billion Price / Sales17.20 Cash Flow$6.0190 per share Price / Cash34.21 Book Value$5.22 per share Price / Book39.45 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58 Net Income$3.92 billion Net Margins32.42% Return on Equity91.56% Return on Assets25.39% Miscellaneous Employees13,400 Outstanding Shares1,043,970,000Market Cap$214,963.86 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 Monday, June 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 9th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 6th. View Mastercard's Dividend History. How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work? Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication 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 earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The credit services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.25. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.26 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 32.42% and a return on equity of 91.56%. Mastercard's revenue was up 30.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.01 earnings per share. View Mastercard's Earnings History. When is Mastercard's next earnings date? Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 31 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Mastercard's stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $227.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $189.4138 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Accenture (ACN), Paypal (PYPL), Booking (BKNG), eBay (EBAY), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Total System Services (TSS), CoStar Group (CSGP) and Worldpay (WP). Who are Mastercard's key executives? Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 61)Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 51)Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 52) Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about MA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the credit services provider an impact score of 46.76 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Mastercard's major shareholders? Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (0.24%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.11%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.05%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.03%) and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite, Robert Reeg, Silvio Barzi and Timothy H Murphy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mastercard. Which major investors are selling Mastercard stock? MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Cullinan Associates Inc., Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware, Swedbank, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Cim LLC and Manning & Napier Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard. Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock? MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Hexavest Inc., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Atria Investments LLC, XR Securities LLC and DnB Asset Management AS. 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 $205.91. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $214.96 billion and generates $12.50 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $3.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.58 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 13,400 workers across the globe. 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: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 998 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 511 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,509MarketBeat'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 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do investors use RSI to grade stocks?