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Mastercard - MA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$354.28
-3.08 (-0.86%)
(As of 08/19/2022 03:40 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$353.44
$356.94
50-Day Range
$308.78
$359.95
52-Week Range
$303.65
$399.92
Volume
64,546 shs
Average Volume
2.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$342.37 billion
P/E Ratio
35.89
Dividend Yield
0.55%
Price Target
$414.09

Mastercard MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.5% Upside
$414.09 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.12mentions of Mastercard in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.80 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.78%
From $10.65 to $12.65 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.32 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

4th out of 337 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

2nd out of 107 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.

Mastercard Price Performance

Shares of MA opened at $357.36 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $345.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.21, a P/E/G ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.04. Mastercard has a twelve month low of $303.65 and a twelve month high of $399.92. The company has a 50 day moving average of $334.88 and a 200-day moving average of $347.47. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.20.

Mastercard (NYSE:MA - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The credit services provider reported $2.56 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.36 by $0.20. Mastercard had a net margin of 46.49% and a return on equity of 143.35%. The business had revenue of $5.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.26 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.95 earnings per share. The firm's revenue was up 21.5% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Mastercard will post 10.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Mastercard Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 9th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8th were given a dividend of $0.49 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 7th. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.55%. Mastercard's payout ratio is presently 19.86%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

MA has been the topic of several research reports. The Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on Mastercard in a research report on Tuesday, May 17th. They issued a "buy" rating and a $460.00 target price on the stock. Daiwa Capital Markets lowered Mastercard from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $385.00 to $375.00 in a research report on Tuesday. BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on Mastercard from $402.00 to $422.00 in a research report on Monday, August 1st. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on Mastercard from $452.00 to $457.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, Wolfe Research dropped their target price on Mastercard from $465.00 to $415.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Mastercard currently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $414.09.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Mastercard news, CFO J. Mehra Sachin sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $360.00, for a total value of $1,800,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 15,723 shares in the company, valued at $5,660,280. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 0.29% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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MA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 8/9 Dividend
7/07/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Dividend Payable
8/09/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$414.09
High Stock Price Forecast
$472.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$298.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+16.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
15 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$8.69 billion
Pretax Margin
53.73%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$18.88 billion
Cash Flow
$10.61 per share
Book Value
$6.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
963,574,000
Market Cap
$342.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

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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 VosburgMr. Craig 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. Edward Grunde McLaughlinMr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin (Age 56)
    Pres of Operations & Technology
  • Mr. Timothy Henry Murphy (Age 54)
    Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Warren Kneeshaw
    Exec. VP of Investor Relations
  • Seth Pruss
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ambassador Richard R. Verma J.D. (Age 53)
    Gen. Counsel & Head of Global Public Policy













MA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mastercard stock right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MA shares.
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What is Mastercard's stock price forecast for 2022?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their MA share price forecasts range from $298.00 to $472.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $414.09 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.9% 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 at the start of the year. Since then, MA stock has decreased by 0.5% and is now trading at $357.36.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

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

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 28th. The credit services provider reported $2.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.36 by $0.20. The credit services provider earned $5.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 billion. Mastercard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 143.35% and a net margin of 46.49%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 21.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.95 earnings per share.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8th will be given a dividend of $0.49 per share on Tuesday, August 9th. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 7th.
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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 0.55%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 19.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MA will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.49% next year. This indicates that the company 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 30th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $8,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 2.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.49%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.78%), FMR LLC (2.50%), Northern Trust Corp (1.05%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.80%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.71%). 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, 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 $357.36.

How much money does Mastercard make?

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) has a market capitalization of $345.35 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 $9.87 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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When was Mastercard founded?

Mastercard was founded in 1966.

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 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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