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NYSE:MA

Mastercard Stock Forecast, Price & News

$362.90
+9.05 (+2.56 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$359.18
Now: $362.90
$366.45
50-Day Range
$315.49
MA: $335.64
$367.32
52-Week Range
$199.99
Now: $362.90
$368.79
Volume4.37 million shs
Average Volume4.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$360.49 billion
P/E Ratio54.41
Dividend Yield0.50%
Beta1.19
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 cyber and intelligence products, information and analytics services, consulting services, loyalty and reward programs, processing services, and issuer and acquirer processing services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus brands. Mastercard has partnership with NMI and Global Payments Inc. to launch its first live cloud tap on phone pilot with computer engineering group.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
CUSIP57636Q10
Phone914-249-2000
Employees18,600
Year Founded1966

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.88 billion
Cash Flow$9.99 per share
Book Value$5.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.12 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$360.49 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

23rd out of 442 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

12th out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$362.90
+9.05 (+2.56 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mastercard a buy right now?

30 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mastercard in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Mastercard stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Mastercard?

Wall Street analysts have given Mastercard a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Mastercard wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Mastercard?

Mastercard saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,060,000 shares, an increase of 31.4% from the December 31st total of 3,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Mastercard's next earnings date?

Mastercard is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Mastercard's earnings last quarter?

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 28th. The credit services provider reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.13. The credit services provider earned $4.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.01 billion. Mastercard had a net margin of 43.13% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 114.80%. Mastercard's quarterly revenue was down 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.07 EPS.
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How has Mastercard's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Mastercard's stock was trading at $269.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MA shares have increased by 34.5% and is now trading at $362.90.
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How often does Mastercard pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mastercard?

Mastercard declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, May 7th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 8th.
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Is Mastercard a good dividend stock?

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.50%. Mastercard does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Mastercard is 22.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Mastercard will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.60% next year. This indicates that Mastercard will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Mastercard's stock buyback program work?

Mastercard announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 8th 2020, which authorizes the company to repurchase $6,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 1.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for MA?

30 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Mastercard's shares. Their forecasts range from $280.00 to $420.00. On average, they anticipate Mastercard's share price to reach $356.42 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%.
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Who are Mastercard's key executives?

Mastercard's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ajaypal S. Banga, Exec. Chairman (Age 61, Pay $7.15M)
  • Mr. Michael Miebach, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.54M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Sachin Mehra, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.65M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Craig Vosburg, Chief Product Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.91M)
  • Mr. Michael B. G. Froman, Vice Chairman & Pres of Strategic Growth (Age 57, Pay $2.55M)
  • Mr. Edward Grunde McLaughlin, Pres of Operations & Technology (Age 55) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Sandra A. Arkell, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Warren Kneeshaw, Exec. VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Timothy Henry Murphy, Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Pres of Healthcare (Age 59)

What is Michael Miebach's approval rating as Mastercard's CEO?

18 employees have rated Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach on Glassdoor.com. Michael Miebach has an approval rating of 100% among Mastercard's employees. This puts Michael Miebach in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Tesla (TSLA), Adobe (ADBE) and The Boeing (BA).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.95%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.94%), Morgan Stanley (1.72%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.41%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.13%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.09%). 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 major investors are selling Mastercard stock?

MA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Swedbank, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Gardner Russo & Gardner LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . 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, Richard Haythornthwaite, and Steven J Freiberg.
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Which major investors are buying Mastercard stock?

MA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Lone Pine Capital LLC, Ownership Capital B.V., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Veritas Investment Partners UK Ltd., Winslow Capital Management LLC, and Korea Investment CORP. 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mastercard's stock price today?

One share of MA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $362.90.

How much money does Mastercard make?

Mastercard has a market capitalization of $360.49 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.

How many employees does Mastercard have?

Mastercard employs 18,600 workers across the globe.

Does Mastercard have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Mastercard: Applied Predictive Technologies, Brighterion, C-sam, DataCash Group, Ethoca, Finicity, Global Mastercard Holdings LP, IfOnly, Mastercard A&M Investment Holdings LLC, Mastercard AP Financing Pte. Ltd., Mastercard Asia/Pacific Pte. Ltd., Mastercard Europe SA, Mastercard Europe Services Limited, Mastercard Financing Solutions LLC, Mastercard Holdings LP, Mastercard International Incorporated, Mastercard Payment Gateway Services Group Limited, Mastercard Technologies LLC, Mastercard UK Holdco Limited, Mastercard US Holdings LLC, Mastercard/Europay U.K. Limited, Nets, NuData Security a Mastercard company, Oltio, Orbiscom, Pinpoint, Provus, RiskRecon, SessionM, Transaction Network Services (TNS), Transactis, Transfast, Truaxis, VocaLink, and Vyze.

When was Mastercard founded?

Mastercard was founded in 1966.

What is Mastercard's official website?

The official website for Mastercard is www.mastercard.com.

Where are Mastercard's headquarters?

Mastercard is headquartered at 2000 PURCHASE STREET, PURCHASE NY, 10577.

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 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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