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Visa Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:V)

-0.35 (-0.19 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 09:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $179.42
50-Day Range
MA: $176.81
52-Week Range
Now: $179.42
Volume21,605 shs
Average Volume7.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$355.95 billion
P/E Ratio32.98
Dividend Yield0.67%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.98 billion
Cash Flow$6.55 per share
Book Value$14.73 per share


Net Income$12.08 billion


Outstanding Shares1,983,910,000
Market Cap$355.95 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Estimated)

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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 announced a dividend on Thursday, October 24th. Investors of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, December 3rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. 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 created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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 announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback $7,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Visa's earnings last quarter?

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The credit-card processor reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.04. The credit-card processor had revenue of $6.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.08 billion. Visa had a return on equity of 42.57% and a net margin of 52.57%. Visa's revenue was up 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.21 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, January 29th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Visa.

What price target have analysts set for V?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Visa's shares. Their forecasts range from $176.00 to $239.00. On average, they expect Visa's stock price to reach $199.91 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Visa.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Visa?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Visa in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 21 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, "Shares of Visa 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. Numerous strategic acquisitions and alliances plus technology upgrades and effective marketing have paved the way for long-term growth and a consistent increase in revenues. The acquisition of Visa Europe is a long term growth strategy for the company. Its international business has been expanding and adds diversification benefits. Visa is well-poised to gain from the growing electronic payment processing and a solid brand name. Its strong capital position facilitates business investments. Nevertheless, high client incentives and operating expenses weigh on its operating margins. Adverse foreign exchange volatility imparts instability to the company’s earnings." (6/15/2019)
  • 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 coverage about V stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Visa earned a daily sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the credit-card processor a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Visa.

Who are some of Visa's key competitors?

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T) 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 investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.36%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.02%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.36%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.32%), C WorldWide Group Holding A S (0.30%) and Rhumbline Advisers (0.16%). Company insiders that own Visa stock include Alfred F Kelly Jr, Denise M Morrison, Ellen Richey, James H Hoffmeister, Lloyd Carney, Lynne Biggar, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, C WorldWide Group Holding A S, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Waverton Investment Management Ltd, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Visa company stock in the last year include Alfred F Kelly Jr, Ellen Richey, James H Hoffmeister, Lloyd Carney, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, SG Americas Securities LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI and James Hambro & Partners. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Visa's stock price today?

One share of V stock can currently be purchased for approximately $179.77.

How big of a company is Visa?

Visa has a market capitalization of $356.65 billion and generates $22.98 billion in revenue each year. The credit-card processor earns $12.08 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.44 on an earnings per share basis. Visa employs 17,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Visa.

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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,963 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  819 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,782
MarketBeat'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 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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