NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $256.90 +1.54 (+0.60 %) (As of 05/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$255.36Today's Range$254.50 - $258.8652-Week Range$171.89 - $258.86Volume2.66 million shsAverage Volume3.50 million shsMarket Capitalization$262.43 billionP/E Ratio39.58Dividend Yield0.52%Beta1.15 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 offers integrated products and 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; 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. It also provides value-added products and services comprising safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and analytics services, consulting services, and issuer and acquirer processing services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has a strategic alliance with Finexio; and a strategic partnership with Network International to develop electronic payments in Africa and the Middle East. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:MA Previous SymbolNYSE:MA, CUSIP57636Q10 CIK1141391 Webhttp://www.mastercard.com/ Phone914-249-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.12 Current Ratio1.40 Quick Ratio1.41Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio39.58 Forward P/E Ratio33.80 P/E Growth2 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.95 billion Price / Sales17.55 Cash Flow$8.3735 per share Price / Cash Flow30.68 Book Value$5.08 per share Price / Book50.57Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.49 Net Income$5.86 billion Net Margins40.82% Return on Equity129.95% Return on Assets29.91%Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares1,021,521,000Market Cap$262.43 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 Tuesday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.51%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History. How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work? Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $6,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter? Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The credit services provider reported $1.78 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.66 by $0.12. The credit services provider earned $3.89 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.86 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 129.95% and a net margin of 40.82%. The business's revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.50 EPS. 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 27 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Mastercard's shares. Their predictions range from $207.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's share price to reach $246.3913 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 24 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard. Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about MA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Paypal (PYPL), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), Worldpay (WP), NetEase (NTES), eBay (EBAY), Mercadolibre (MELI), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Pinduoduo (PDD) and Ctrip.Com International (CTRP). 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Alphabet (GOOG), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Adobe (ADBE). Who are Mastercard's key executives? Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 62)Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 52)Mr. Sachin Mehra, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 53) Who are Mastercard's major shareholders? Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.19%), FMR LLC (3.96%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.47%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.44%), Morgan Stanley (1.30%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.24%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis 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 California Public Employees Retirement System, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Voya Investment Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Maverick Capital Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Gilberto Caldart, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard. Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock? MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Railway Pension Investments Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Hexavest Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $256.90. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $262.43 billion and generates $14.95 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $5.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.49 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 14,800 workers across the globe. What is Mastercard's official website? The official website for Mastercard is http://www.mastercard.com/. 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: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,183 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 732 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,915MarketBeat'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. 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