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Mastercard - MA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$372.97
-0.94 (-0.25%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$369.05
$374.33
50-Day Range
$341.26
$382.39
52-Week Range
$276.87
$390.00
Volume
2.07 million shs
Average Volume
3.17 million shs
Market Capitalization
$358.60 billion
P/E Ratio
36.49
Dividend Yield
0.61%
Price Target
$413.41

Mastercard MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.8% Upside
$413.41 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.77% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.67
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.19mentions of Mastercard in the last 14 days
Based on 37 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$129.41 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.74%
From $12.12 to $14.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.07 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

6th out of 323 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

5th out of 93 stocks

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About Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Stock

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 November 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

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MA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/9 Dividend
1/06/2023
Last Earnings
1/26/2023
Today
2/06/2023
Dividend Payable
2/09/2023
Dividend Payable
2/09/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023
Ex-Dividend for 2/9 Dividend
1/01/2100

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
$413.41
High Stock Price Forecast
$472.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$298.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
23 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.93 billion
Pretax Margin
52.76%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$22.24 billion
Cash Flow
$13.15 per share
Book Value
$6.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
958,672,000
Market Cap
$358.60 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.09

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Key Executives

  • Michael E. MiebachMichael E. Miebach
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Edward McLaughlin
    President-Operations & Technology
  • Sachin J. Mehra
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Ron Green
    Chief Security Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Claire Imam Thompson
    Executive Vice President & Head-Global Trade













MA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mastercard stock right now?

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 20 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" MA shares.
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What is Mastercard's stock price forecast for 2023?

23 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their MA share price forecasts range from $298.00 to $472.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $413.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have MA shares performed in 2023?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $347.73 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, MA shares have increased by 7.3% and is now trading at $372.97.
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Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,530,000 shares, an increase of 39.8% from the December 31st total of 4,670,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,860,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.8% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 27th 2023.
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How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 26th. The credit services provider reported $2.65 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.56 by $0.09. The credit services provider had revenue of $5.82 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.79 billion. Mastercard had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 158.38% and a net margin of 44.65%. The firm's revenue was up 11.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.35 EPS.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Thursday, February 9th. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, January 6th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.49.
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Is Mastercard a good dividend stock?

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.61%. 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 22.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MA will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.98% 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, November 30th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 2.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.36%), Parnassus Investments LLC (0.35%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.28%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.27%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.20%) and Flossbach Von Storch AG (0.19%). 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 $372.97.

How much money does Mastercard make?

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) has a market capitalization of $358.60 billion and generates $22.24 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $9.93 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.22 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 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff