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NYSE:MAMastercard Stock Price, Forecast & News

$270.95
+12.25 (+4.74 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 06:34 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$258.91
Now: $270.95
$271.88
50-Day Range
$203.30
MA: $271.87
$344.56
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $270.95
$347.25
Volume5.66 million shs
Average Volume9.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$272.33 billion
P/E Ratio34.12
Dividend Yield0.62%
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: 3.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.56 out of 5 stars


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$9.97 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,400
Outstanding Shares1,005,110,000
Market Cap$272.33 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MA stock has increased by 0.4% and is now trading at $270.95. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Mastercard.

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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating 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 net margin of 48.08% and a return on equity of 150.46%. The firm's revenue was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.55 earnings per share. View Mastercard's earnings history.

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

Mastercard declared 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 0.59%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 8th. View Mastercard's dividend history.

How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

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

What price target have analysts set for MA?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $267.00 to $380.00. On average, they expect Mastercard's stock price to reach $324.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Mastercard.

Has Mastercard been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about MA stock has trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mastercard earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutMastercard.

Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 8,223,100 shares, an increase of 22.0% from the February 27th total of 6,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the 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), 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 institutional and retail 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%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%), Forte Capital LLC ADV (0.00%) and Cypress Capital Group (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, 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 Bath Savings Trust Co, Centre Asset Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Global Trust Asset Management LLC, Forte Capital LLC ADV, IMS Capital Management, and Chickasaw Capital Management LLC. 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 Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, and Venkata R Madabhushi. View insider buying and selling activity for Mastercard.

Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Provenire Capital LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, IBM Retirement Fund, First American Bank, Gradient Investments LLC, Fulcrum Equity Management, Fulton Bank N.A., and Confluence Investment Management LLC. 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 $270.95.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $272.33 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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