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NYSE:MAMastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$299.91
-5.66 (-1.85 %)
(As of 07/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$299.40
Now: $299.91
$307.79
50-Day Range
$289.34
MA: $300.13
$313.15
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $299.91
$347.25
Volume3.63 million shs
Average Volume5.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$301.03 billion
P/E Ratio38.35
Dividend Yield0.52%
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. It also provides value-added products and services comprising safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and analytics services, consulting services, and issuer and acquirer processing services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard Incorporated has a strategic alliance with Finexio; and a strategic partnership with Network International to develop electronic payments in Africa and the Middle East. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.02 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$9.45 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,400
Outstanding Shares1,003,739,000
Market Cap$301.03 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MA shares have increased by 11.2% and is now trading at $299.91. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Mastercard?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 25 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Mastercard.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Mastercard.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The credit services provider reported $1.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.73 by $0.10. The credit services provider earned $4.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.98 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 149.02% and a net margin of 46.75%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.78 earnings per share. View Mastercard's earnings history.

How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 9th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, August 7th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 8th. View Mastercard's dividend history.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, which permits the company to buyback $8,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 2.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

29 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $275.00 to $380.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $326.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Mastercard.

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about MA stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Mastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,430,000 shares, a drop of 19.5% from the June 15th total of 5,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,570,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.8 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the company 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), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), salesforce.com (CRM), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the following 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.01%), Spence Asset Management (0.01%), Robecosam AG (0.01%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.00%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Julius Genachowski, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Steven J Freiberg, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi. 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Cox Capital Mgt LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Diversified Trust Co, Robecosam AG, Paragon Advisors LLC, Bath Savings Trust Co, and Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ann Cairns, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Julius Genachowski, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Steven J Freiberg, and Venkata R Madabhushi. View insider buying and selling activity for Mastercard.

Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc., E Fund Management Hong Kong Co. Ltd., Fulton Bank N. A., S.E.E.D. Planning Group LLC, Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY, Summit Financial Group Inc., Spence Asset Management, and Private Trust Co. NA. 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 activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Mastercard's stock price today?

One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $299.91.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $301.03 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 7/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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