NYSE:V - Visa Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $162.64 +1.13 (+0.70 %) (As of 05/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$162.64Today's Range$161.72 - $163.4152-Week Range$121.60 - $165.74Volume4.11 million shsAverage Volume8.16 million shsMarket Capitalization$324.64 billionP/E Ratio35.28Dividend Yield0.61%Beta1 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants. In addition, the company offers card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Receive V News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for V and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:V Previous Symbol CUSIP92826C83 CIK1403161 Webhttp://usa.visa.com/ Phone650-432-3200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58 Current Ratio1.62 Quick Ratio1.62Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio35.28 Forward P/E Ratio30.29 P/E Growth1.85 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$20.61 billion Price / Sales15.75 Cash Flow$5.5584 per share Price / Cash Flow29.26 Book Value$14.43 per share Price / Book11.27Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.61 Net Income$10.30 billion Net Margins51.34% Return on Equity40.56% Return on Assets16.55%Miscellaneous Employees17,000 Outstanding Shares1,996,065,000Market Cap$324.64 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Visa (NYSE:V) Frequently Asked Questions What is Visa's stock symbol? Visa trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "V." How often does Visa pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Visa? Visa declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, June 4th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th. View Visa's Dividend History. When did Visa's stock split? How did Visa's stock split work? Visa's stock split before market open on Thursday, March 19th 2015. The 4-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 29th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, March 18th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Visa stock prior to the split would have 400 shares after the split. How will Visa's stock buyback program work? Visa declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $7,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Visa's earnings last quarter? Visa Inc (NYSE:V) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The credit-card processor reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.24 by $0.07. The credit-card processor had revenue of $5.49 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.46 billion. Visa had a return on equity of 40.56% and a net margin of 51.34%. The firm's revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.11 earnings per share. View Visa's Earnings History. When is Visa's next earnings date? Visa is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Visa. What price target have analysts set for V? 24 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Visa's shares. Their predictions range from $152.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Visa's stock price to reach $177.3478 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Visa. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Visa? 24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Visa in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 23 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Visa. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Visa stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Visa stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Visa’s shares have outperformed the industry in a year’s time. The company is gaining from consistent growth in payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions, and a lower tax rate. Numerous strategic acquisitions and alliances, technology upgrades and effective marketing have paved the way for long-term growth and consistent increase in revenues. Visa is well poised to gain from growing electronic payment processing and a solid brand name. Its strong capital position enables investments in business. Nevertheless, high client incentives and operating expenses, and foreign exchange volatility might put pressure on margins. " (5/20/2019) 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ": We maintain our Overweight rating on Visa and raise our 12-month PT to $181 from $160. We like Visa’s opportunity to capitalize on the global conversion of cash into credit, international opportunities, and digital payment tailwinds. Visa has a basket of catalysts expanding its TAM including Visa Direct, contactless payments, & B2B to name a few. Results for 2QFY19 earnings were above expectations, and Visa maintained FY19 (ending September 2019) guidance. The company continues to see FX headwinds but sees long term strength. We remain attracted to Visa’s dominant position in the global card network market and its strong, recognizable international brand." (4/28/2019) Has Visa been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about V stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Visa earned a daily sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the credit-card processor a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Visa's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Visa include Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Paypal (PYPL), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), Worldpay (WP), NetEase (NTES), eBay (EBAY), Mercadolibre (MELI), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Pinduoduo (PDD) and Total System Services (TSS). What other stocks do shareholders of Visa own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Visa investors own include Mastercard (MA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). Who are Visa's key executives? Visa's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr., Chairman & CEO (Age 61)Mr. Ryan M. McInerney, Pres (Age 44)Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59)Mr. Rajat Taneja, Exec. VP of Technology & Operations (Age 55)Ms. Kelly Mahon Tullier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 53) Who are Visa's major shareholders? Visa's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.06%), FMR LLC (4.62%), Morgan Stanley (1.55%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.25%), Northern Trust Corp (0.99%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (0.89%). Company insiders that own Visa stock include Ellen Richey, James H Hoffmeister, Lynne Biggar, Mary B Cranston, Robert W Matschullat, Ryan Mcinerney, Tullier Kelly Mahon, Vasant M Prabhu and William M Sheedy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Visa. Which institutional investors are selling Visa stock? V stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Alleghany Corp DE, Wellington Management Group LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., BlackRock Inc., MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and SEI Investments Co. Company insiders that have sold Visa company stock in the last year include Ellen Richey, James H Hoffmeister, Lynne Biggar, Tullier Kelly Mahon, Vasant M Prabhu and William M Sheedy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Visa. Which institutional investors are buying Visa stock? V stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Voya Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Banco Santander S.A., Close Asset Management Ltd, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . View Insider Buying and Selling for Visa. How do I buy shares of Visa? Shares of V 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 Visa's stock price today? One share of V stock can currently be purchased for approximately $162.64. How big of a company is Visa? Visa has a market capitalization of $324.64 billion and generates $20.61 billion in revenue each year. The credit-card processor earns $10.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.61 on an earnings per share basis. Visa employs 17,000 workers across the globe. What is Visa's official website? The official website for Visa is http://usa.visa.com/. How can I contact Visa? Visa's mailing address is P.O. BOX 8999, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94128. The credit-card processor can be reached via phone at 650-432-3200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Visa (NYSE V)Community Ranking: 3.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,834 (Thanks for Voting!)Underperform Votes: 714 (Thanks for Voting!)Total Votes: 2,548MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Visa and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe V will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe V will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are different types of coverage ratios? 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