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NYSE:MA

Mastercard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$323.26
-3.67 (-1.12 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$321.88
Now: $323.26
$329.69
50-Day Range
$326.93
MA: $341.46
$356.94
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $323.26
$367.25
Volume7.91 million shs
Average Volume4.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$322.27 billion
P/E Ratio48.46
Dividend Yield0.54%
Beta1.19
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 cyber and intelligence products, information and analytics services, consulting services, loyalty and reward programs, processing services, and issuer and acquirer processing services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has partnership with Flexiroam Limited. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

22nd out of 359 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

11th out of 148 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP57636Q10
Phone914-249-2000
Employees11,400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$8.90 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$322.27 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$323.26
-3.67 (-1.12 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mastercard's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $269.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MA shares have increased by 19.8% and is now trading at $323.26.
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Is Mastercard a buy right now?

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. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Mastercard stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Mastercard?

Wall Street analysts have given Mastercard a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Mastercard wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Mastercard's earnings call?

Mastercard will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The credit services provider reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.05. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.94 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 114.80% and a net margin of 43.13%.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 8th. Investors of record on Friday, January 8th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Tuesday, February 9th. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 7th. This is a boost from Mastercard's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Mastercard a good dividend stock?

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. Mastercard does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Mastercard is 22.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Mastercard will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.60% next year. This indicates that Mastercard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 8th 2020, which allows the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 1.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Mastercard's stock. Their forecasts range from $280.00 to $420.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's share price to reach $353.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% from the stock's current price.
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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Tesla (TSLA), Adobe (ADBE) and The Boeing (BA).

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $7.15M)
  • Mr. Michael Miebach, Pres (Age 52, Pay $2.54M)
  • Mr. Sachin Mehra, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 53, Pay $1.91M)
  • Mr. Michael B. G. Froman, Vice Chairman & Pres of Strategic Growth (Age 56, Pay $2.55M)
  • Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 54)
  • Ms. Sandra A. Arkell, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Warren Kneeshaw, Exec. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Timothy Henry Murphy, Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Mr. Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Pres of Healthcare (Age 58)

What is Mastercard's stock symbol?

Mastercard trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MA."

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.18%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.03%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.02%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Julius Genachowski, Kevin Stanton, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Steven J Freiberg, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, Granite Investment Advisors LLC, and James Hambro & Partners. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Julius Genachowski, Kevin Stanton, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Steven J Freiberg, and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardevora Asset Management LLP, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Oak Harvest Investment Services, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC, Strategic Investment Advisors MI, 4J Wealth Management LLC, and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have bought Mastercard stock in the last two years include Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, and Richard K Davis.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Mastercard's stock price today?

One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $323.26.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $322.27 billion and generates $16.88 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $8.12 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.77 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 11,400 workers across the globe.

What is Mastercard's official website?

The official website for Mastercard is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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