About Mastercard (NYSE:MA)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
Trailing P/E Ratio43.91
Forward P/E Ratio31.82
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$12.50 billion
Price / Sales16.80
Cash Flow$6.0673 per share
Price / Cash33.15
Book Value$5.22 per share
Price / Book38.53
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58
Net Income$3.92 billion
Return on Equity91.56%
Return on Assets25.39%
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 Monday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, May 9th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 6th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.
How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?
Mastercard announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?
Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The credit services provider reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.25. The credit services provider earned $3.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.26 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 91.56% and a net margin of 32.42%. The firm's revenue was up 30.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.01 EPS. View Mastercard's Earnings History.
When is Mastercard's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for MA?
32 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Mastercard's shares. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $215.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $185.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard.
Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), PayPal (PYPL), eBay (EBAY), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Total System Services (TSS), Msci (MSCI) and Worldpay (WP).
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, Pres of International (Age 61)
- Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 51)
- Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 52)
Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about MA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the credit services provider an impact score of 47.14 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?
Mastercard's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.14%), Northern Trust Corp (1.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.03%), Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC (0.85%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.85%) and Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.75%). 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, Robert Reeg, Silvio Barzi 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 Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Swiss National Bank, USS Investment Management Ltd, Legal & General Group Plc, Northern Trust Corp and Flossbach Von Storch AG. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite and Timothy H Murphy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard.
Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?
MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., GQG Partners LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC and Royal Bank of Canada. 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 $201.13.
How big of a company is Mastercard?
Mastercard has a market capitalization of $208.30 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.
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]
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