NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $199.14 -6.48 (-3.15 %) (As of 11/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$205.62Today's Range$198.7250 - $205.2552-Week Range$140.61 - $225.35Volume3.50 million shsAverage Volume3.78 million shsMarket Capitalization$213.53 billionP/E Ratio43.48Dividend Yield0.48%Beta1.22 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 also offers value-added services, such as safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and consulting services, issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways. In addition, it provides various integrated products and services for account holders, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, governments, and other organizations; programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with cards 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. Further, the company provides products and services to prevent, detect, and respond to fraud and cyber-attacks, and ensure the safety of transactions. It offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has a strategic partnership with Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company BSC. 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 Webwww.mastercard.com Phone914-249-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.01 Current Ratio1.55 Quick Ratio1.55 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio43.48 Forward P/E Ratio30.97 P/E Growth1.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$12.50 billion Price / Sales16.55 Cash Flow$5.8296 per share Price / Cash34.16 Book Value$5.58 per share Price / Book35.69 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58 Net Income$3.92 billion Net Margins35.88% Return on Equity114.58% Return on Assets28.37% Miscellaneous Employees13,400 Outstanding Shares1,038,450,000Market Cap$213.53 billion 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 Monday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 5th. View Mastercard's Dividend History. How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work? Mastercard declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter? Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The credit services provider reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.10. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.86 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 35.88% and a return on equity of 114.58%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.34 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, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 28 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Mastercard's shares. Their predictions range from $182.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's stock price to reach $220.0417 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 25 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? Press coverage about MA stock has been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a news impact score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Accenture (ACN), Paypal (PYPL), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), eBay (EBAY), Worldpay (WP), Pinduoduo (PDD), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), First Data (FDC), Total System Services (TSS) and Mercadolibre (MELI). Who are Mastercard's key executives? Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 61)Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 51)Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 52) Who are Mastercard's major shareholders? Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.25%), FMR LLC (3.76%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.48%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.45%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.07%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Robert Reeg 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Jackson Square Partners LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American Century Companies Inc. and Bessemer Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, 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 Jennison Associates LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bank of Montreal Can, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Acadian Asset Management LLC, ING Groep NV and SG Americas Securities 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 $199.14. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $213.53 billion and generates $12.50 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $3.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.58 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 13,400 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: 3.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,123 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 602 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,725MarketBeat'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. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How does inflation affect different investments?