NYSE:MA - Mastercard Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$243.49 +0.44 (+0.18 %)
(As of 04/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$243.05
Today's Range$242.45 - $244.50
52-Week Range$170.65 - $244.50
Volume2.88 million shs
Average Volume3.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$249.80 billion
P/E Ratio37.52
Dividend Yield0.54%
Beta1.14
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.95 billion
Cash Flow$8.3188 per share
Book Value$5.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.86 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Outstanding Shares1,025,908,000
Market Cap$249.80 billion
Next Earnings Date4/30/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, May 9th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.54%. 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 declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, December 4th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $6,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.03. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.79 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 39.19% and a return on equity of 122.25%. View Mastercard's Earnings History.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Mastercard.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Mastercard's stock. Their predictions range from $207.00 to $270.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's share price to reach $234.7727 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Mastercard.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mastercard?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 23 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 been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a news impact score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Alphabet (GOOG), Micron Technology (MU) 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. 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. Sachin Mehra, Chief Financial Officer

Who are Mastercard's major shareholders?

Mastercard's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.19%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.11%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Railway Pension Investments Ltd (0.06%) and Bristol John W & Co. Inc. NY (0.05%). 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, Michael Miebach, 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 Manning & Napier Group LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Cobiz Wealth LLC, Cobiz Wealth LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Craig Vosburg, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Martina Hundmejean, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, 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 Railway Pension Investments Ltd, Hexavest Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Jupiter Wealth Management LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Pennsylvania Trust Co. 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 $243.49.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $249.80 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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,169 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  719 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,888
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 4/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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