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Mastercard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$331.78
+3.57 (+1.09 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$322.10
Now: $331.78
$333.48
50-Day Range
$322.88
MA: $337.46
$366.12
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $331.78
$367.25
Volume3.06 million shs
Average Volume5.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$332.13 billion
P/E Ratio45.89
Dividend Yield0.49%
Beta1.11
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: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.85 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$9.34 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,400
Outstanding Shares1,001,061,000
Market Cap$332.13 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$331.78
+3.57 (+1.09 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Mastercard's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $269.76 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MA stock has increased by 23.0% and is now trading at $331.78.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Mastercard?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The credit services provider reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.21. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.26 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 45.12% and a return on equity of 129.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 19.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.89 EPS.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Monday, November 9th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 8th.
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How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase 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 purchase up to 2.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

32 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $280.00 to $415.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's stock price to reach $347.03 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,690,000 shares, a decrease of 19.1% from the August 31st total of 4,560,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 0.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Paypal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Tesla (TSLA) and Boeing (BA).

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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.28%), FMR LLC (3.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.36%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.12%), Akre Capital Management LLC (0.59%) and Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC (0.54%). Company insiders that own Mastercard stock include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Craig Vosburg, David R Carlucci, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Julius Genachowski, Kevin Stanton, Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Richard K Davis, Steven J Freiberg, Timothy H Murphy and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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Which institutional investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Mastercard company stock in the last year include Ajay Banga, Ann Cairns, Edward Grunde Mclaughlin, Foundation Mastercard, Gilberto Caldart, J Mehra Sachin, Julius Genachowski, Kevin Stanton, Michael Fraccaro, Michael Miebach, Richard Haythornthwaite, Steven J Freiberg, and Venkata R Madabhushi.
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Which institutional investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, GUARDCAP ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd, Jackson Square Partners LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Thornburg Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Mastercard stock in the last two years include Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla, and Richard K Davis.
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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 $331.78.

How big of a company is Mastercard?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $332.13 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.

What is Mastercard's official website?

The official website for Mastercard is 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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