NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$203.21 -0.39 (-0.19 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$203.21
Today's Range$202.0050 - $204.60
52-Week Range$130.36 - $214.28
Volume2.25 million shs
Average Volume3.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$210.44 billion
P/E Ratio44.37
Dividend Yield0.50%
Beta1.16
Mastercard logoMastercard 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
SymbolNYSE:MA
CUSIP57636Q10
Phone914-249-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.11
Current Ratio1.51
Quick Ratio1.51

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio44.37
Forward P/E Ratio31.90
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.50 billion
Price / Sales16.89
Cash Flow$6.0353 per share
Price / Cash33.67
Book Value$5.22 per share
Price / Book38.93

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58
Net Income$3.92 billion
Net Margins33.81%
Return on Equity103.82%
Return on Assets27.21%

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Outstanding Shares1,038,450,000
Market Cap$210.44 billion

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, June 25th. Investors of record on Monday, July 9th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 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 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically 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 Thursday, July, 26th. The credit services provider reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.13. The credit services provider earned $3.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.65 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 33.81% and a return on equity of 103.82%. The company's revenue was up 20.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. 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, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

32 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $244.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's share price to reach $202.2333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 29 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard.

Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors?

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)

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MA stock have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the credit services provider an impact score of 47.35 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Mastercard.

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.26%), FMR LLC (3.77%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.50%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.37%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.37%) and Morgan Stanley (1.25%). 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 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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Vontobel Asset Management Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Magellan Asset Management Ltd. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Harvard Management Co. Inc. and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 $203.21.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $210.44 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mastercard (NYSE MA)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,039 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  555 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,594
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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