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NYSE:MA

Mastercard - MA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$344.59
-6.70 (-1.91%)
(As of 11/28/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$343.23
$350.23
50-Day Range
$283.38
$351.29
52-Week Range
$276.87
$399.92
Volume
2.20 million shs
Average Volume
3.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
$331.31 billion
P/E Ratio
34.42
Dividend Yield
0.56%
Price Target
$396.35

Mastercard MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.0% Upside
$396.35 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.49% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.64
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.60mentions of Mastercard in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$115.33 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.07%
From $10.59 to $12.08 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.01 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

12th out of 327 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

9th out of 94 stocks

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About Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Stock

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 other payment-related products and services. The company offers integrated products and value-added 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; prepaid programs and management services; commercial credit and debit payment products and solutions; and payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts. It also provides value-added products and services comprising cyber and intelligence solutions for parties to transact, as well as proprietary insights, drawing on principled use of consumer, and merchant data services. In addition, the company offers analytics, test and learn, consulting, managed services, loyalty, processing, and payment gateway solutions for e-commerce merchants. Further, it provides open banking and digital identity platforms services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus. Mastercard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.

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MA Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 11/9 Dividend
10/06/2022
Dividend Payable
11/09/2022
Today
11/28/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Data Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP
57636Q10
Employees
24,000
Year Founded
1966

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$396.35
High Stock Price Forecast
$472.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$298.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+15.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
18 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$8.69 billion
Pretax Margin
52.99%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.88 billion
Cash Flow
$10.44 per share
Book Value
$7.53 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
958,672,000
Market Cap
$331.31 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.11

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael  MiebachMr. Michael Miebach (Age 54)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $4.19M
  • Mr. Sachin Mehra (Age 51)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $2.04M
  • Mr. Craig E. VosburgMr. Craig E. Vosburg (Age 55)
    Chief Product Officer
    Comp: $1.99M
  • Mr. Michael B. G. Froman (Age 58)
    Vice Chairman & Pres of Strategic Growth
    Comp: $1.93M
  • Ms. Shamina  SinghMs. Shamina Singh
    Founder, Pres of Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth & EVP of Sustainability at Mastercard
  • Mr. Timothy Henry Murphy (Age 54)
    Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Warren Kneeshaw
    Exec. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ambassador Richard R. Verma J.D. (Age 53)
    Chief Legal Officer & Head of Global Public Policy
  • Mr. Raja Rajamannar (Age 60)
    Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Pres of Healthcare
  • Mr. Greg Ulrich
    Exec. VP of Strategy, Corp. Devel. and M&A













MA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mastercard stock right now?

18 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MA shares.
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What is Mastercard's stock price forecast for 2023?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their MA share price forecasts range from $298.00 to $472.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $396.35 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have MA shares performed in 2022?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $359.32 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MA shares have decreased by 3.9% and is now trading at $345.28.
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Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,780,000 shares, a drop of 12.9% from the September 30th total of 5,490,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,780,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The credit services provider reported $2.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.19 by $0.18. The credit services provider had revenue of $4.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.95 billion. Mastercard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 148.94% and a net margin of 45.22%. The business's revenue was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, September 19th. Investors of record on Friday, October 7th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share on Wednesday, November 9th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 6th.
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Is Mastercard a good dividend stock?

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.56%. The company 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 is 19.58%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MA will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.23% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MA.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 30th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 2.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

18 employees have rated Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Michael Miebach on Glassdoor.com. Michael Miebach has an approval rating of 100% among the company'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 (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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.04%), BlackRock Inc. (6.65%), State Street Corp (3.52%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.34%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.93%). Insiders that own company 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, Linda Pistecchia Kirkpatrick, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Raj Seshadri, Richard Haythornthwaite, Sandra A Arkell, Steven J Freiberg and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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How do I buy shares of Mastercard?

Shares of MA stock 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 $345.28.

How much money does Mastercard make?

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) has a market capitalization of $331.97 billion and generates $18.88 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $8.69 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.01 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mastercard have?

The company employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

Does Mastercard have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Mastercard: Aiia, Applied Predictive Technologies, Arcus, Brighterion, C-sam, CipherTrace, DataCash Group, Dynamic Yield, 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, 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.
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How can I contact Mastercard?

Mastercard's mailing address is 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY, 10577. The official website for the company is www.mastercard.com. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (914) 249-2000, via email at investor.relations@mastercard.com, or via fax at 914-249-4262.

This page (NYSE:MA) was last updated on 11/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff