NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$206.06 -2.30 (-1.10 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$208.36
Today's Range$205.76 - $208.71
52-Week Range$126.55 - $209.19
Volume2.23 million shs
Average Volume3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$215.44 billion
P/E Ratio44.99
Dividend Yield0.48%
Beta1.18
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 Ratio1.13
Current Ratio1.64
Quick Ratio1.64

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio44.99
Forward P/E Ratio32.66
P/E Growth1.72

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.50 billion
Price / Sales17.21
Cash Flow$6.0093 per share
Price / Cash34.29
Book Value$5.22 per share
Price / Book39.48

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.58
Net Income$3.92 billion
Net Margins32.42%
Return on Equity91.56%
Return on Assets25.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Outstanding Shares1,043,970,000
Market Cap$215,444.08

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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 6th. View Mastercard's Dividend History.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 5th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $4,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase 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 results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The credit services provider reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.25. The credit services provider earned $3.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.26 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 32.42% and a return on equity of 91.56%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 30.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Mastercard's stock. Their predictions range from $140.00 to $230.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's share price to reach $193.3214 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%. View Analyst Ratings for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 28 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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?

Press coverage about MA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the credit services provider an impact score of 49.67 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.54%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.30%), Swedbank (0.24%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.11%), Jensen Investment Management Inc. (0.09%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%). 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, Silvio Barzi 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Jensen Investment Management Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Calamos Advisors LLC, Fred Alger Management Inc., Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH and Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Hexavest Inc., Rathbone Brothers plc, Broadleaf Partners LLC and Amalgamated Bank. 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 $206.06.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $215.44 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:  1,007 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  517 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,524
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This page was last updated on 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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