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NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$340.95
+5.11 (+1.52 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 06:05 AM ET)
Today's Range
$337.03
Now: $340.95
$341.04
50-Day Range
$297.72
MA: $318.44
$340.95
52-Week Range
$215.93
Now: $340.95
$341.04
Volume2.71 million shs
Average Volume3.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$343.97 billion
P/E Ratio42.94
Dividend Yield0.47%
Beta1.01
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$9.52 per share
Book Value$5.86 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Outstanding Shares1,008,860,000
Market Cap$343.97 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, February 4th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, May 8th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $8,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 29th. The credit services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.09. The credit services provider earned $4.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.40 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 150.46% and a net margin of 48.08%. Mastercard's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.55 earnings per share. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $265.00 to $380.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's stock price to reach $340.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%. 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 and 26 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard.

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MA stock has been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Mastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,520,000 shares, an increase of 12.8% from the January 15th total of 7,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,290,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Boeing (BA), salesforce.com (CRM), Home Depot (HD) and Adobe (ADBE).

Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (4.02%), State Street Corp (3.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.24%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.23%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.87%) and Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.66%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi. 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 FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Parnassus Investments CA, Point72 Asset Management L.P., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Hexavest Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mastercard.

Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Credit Suisse AG and Fiera Capital Corp. 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 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 $340.95.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $343.97 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 14,800 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Mastercard.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,289 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  920 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,209
MarketBeat'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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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