NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News & Analysis

$277.04
-1.03 (-0.37 %)
(As of 08/21/2019 07:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
$275.85
Now: $277.04
$279.56
50-Day Range
$257.12
MA: $274.79
$282.1750
52-Week Range
$171.89
Now: $277.04
$283.33
Volume2.23 million shs
Average Volume3.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$281.07 billion
P/E Ratio42.69
Dividend Yield0.48%
Beta1.08
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP57636Q10
Phone914-249-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.95 billion
Cash Flow$8.3120 per share
Book Value$5.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.86 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Outstanding Shares1,014,560,000
Market Cap$281.07 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, August 9th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $6,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 30th. The credit services provider reported $1.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.82 by $0.07. The credit services provider earned $4.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.08 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 42.71% and a return on equity of 135.02%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.66 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 Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their predictions range from $217.00 to $330.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $292.6842 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 19 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 coverage about MA stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Mastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,653,600 shares, a drop of 6.6% from the June 30th total of 6,050,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,590,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Mastercard's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors?

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), Adobe (ADBE) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (7.00%), BlackRock Inc. (6.29%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.99%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.43%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.36%) and Morgan Stanley (1.37%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis and Timothy H Murphy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mastercard.

Which institutional investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Parnassus Investments CA, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard.

Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Polen Capital Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Morgan Stanley and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Mastercard stock in the last two years include Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla and Richard K Davis. 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 $277.04.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $281.07 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.View Additional Information About Mastercard.

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:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  784 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,997
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This page was last updated on 8/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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