NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $223.32 +4.01 (+1.83 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$223.32Today's Range$219.70 - $223.6352-Week Range$167.94 - $225.35Volume3.30 million shsAverage Volume3.91 million shsMarket Capitalization$230.64 billionP/E Ratio34.41Dividend Yield0.60%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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; and strategic agreement with Wirecard AG. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York. Receive MA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:MA Previous SymbolNYSE:MA, CUSIP57636Q10 CIK1141391 Webwww.mastercard.com Phone914-249-2000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.08 Current Ratio1.39 Quick Ratio1.39Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.41 Forward P/E Ratio29.58 P/E Growth1.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.95 billion Price / Sales15.43 Cash Flow$8.2988 per share Price / Cash Flow26.91 Book Value$5.25 per share Price / Book42.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.49 Net Income$5.86 billion Net Margins39.19% Return on Equity122.25% Return on Assets29.02%Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares1,032,793,000Market Cap$230.64 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 8th. View Mastercard's Dividend History. How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work? Mastercard announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $6,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter? Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.03. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.79 billion. Mastercard had a return on equity of 122.25% and a net margin of 39.19%. View Mastercard's Earnings History. When is Mastercard's next earnings date? Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard. What price target have analysts set for MA? 25 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their forecasts range from $207.00 to $252.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $229.0952 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard? 25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 22 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard. Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about MA stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Mastercard's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Mastercard include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Paypal (PYPL), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), eBay (EBAY), Pinduoduo (PDD), NetEase (NTES), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Worldpay (WP), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP) and Total System Services (TSS). 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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Alphabet (GOOG), Micron Technology (MU) and Home Depot (HD). Who are Mastercard's key executives? Mastercard's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Ms. Martina T. S. Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)Ms. Ann M. Cairns, Vice Chairman (Age 62)Mr. Craig Vosburg, Pres of North America (Age 52)Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 53) Who are Mastercard's major shareholders? Mastercard's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (6.93%), BlackRock Inc. (6.22%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.43%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.20%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.08%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gary J Flood, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Harris Associates L P, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Swedbank, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Macquarie Group Ltd. and APG Asset Management N.V.. 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 major investors are buying Mastercard stock? MA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, Polen Capital Management LLC, Coatue Management LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC and Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.. 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 $223.32. How big of a company is Mastercard? Mastercard has a market capitalization of $230.64 billion and generates $14.95 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $5.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.49 on an earnings per share basis. Mastercard employs 14,800 workers across the globe. 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: 3.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,153 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 650 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,803MarketBeat'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. 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