NYSE:V - Visa Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $137.80 +0.99 (+0.72 %) (As of 12/13/2018 02:15 AM ET)Previous Close$136.81Today's Range$137.75 - $140.8852-Week Range$111.02 - $151.56Volume10.39 million shsAverage Volume8.37 million shsMarket Capitalization$276.55 billionP/E Ratio29.89Dividend Yield0.73%Beta1.11 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webusa.visa.com Phone650-432-3200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58 Current Ratio1.61 Quick Ratio1.61 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.89 Forward P/E Ratio25.85 P/E Growth1.49 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$20.61 billion Price / Sales13.49 Cash Flow$5.6291 per share Price / Cash Flow24.48 Book Value$14.09 per share Price / Book9.78 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.61 Net Income$10.30 billion Net Margins49.98% Return on Equity38.00% Return on Assets15.69% Miscellaneous Employees17,000 Outstanding Shares2,017,020,000Market Cap$276.55 billion 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 Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This is a boost from Visa's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Visa's Dividend History. When did Visa's stock split? How did Visa's stock split work? Visa shares split on the morning of 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 of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Friday, February 2nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $7,500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Visa's earnings last quarter? Visa Inc (NYSE:V) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The credit-card processor reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.01. The credit-card processor earned $5.43 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.44 billion. Visa had a net margin of 49.98% and a return on equity of 38.00%. View Visa's Earnings History. When is Visa's next earnings date? Visa is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Visa. What price target have analysts set for V? 31 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Visa's shares. Their forecasts range from $129.00 to $196.00. On average, they expect Visa's stock price to reach $156.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Visa. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Visa? 31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Visa in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 29 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 shares have outperformd the industry in a year's time. The company is witnessing growth in payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions owing to a strong economy and a positive consumer sentiment driving higher spending. Numerous strategic acquisitions and alliances, technology upgrades and effective marketing have paved the way for long-term growth and consistent revenue rise. Visa is well poised to gain from the growing electronic payment processing and a strong international business. Given solid operational performance, management expects fiscal 2018 operating EPS to grow in low-30s on low double digits revenue growth. A solid balance sheet ensures effective capital deployment. Shares of Visa have outperformed the industry in a year's time. Nevertheless, high client incentives might put pressure on revenues." (9/25/2018) 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "1QFY18 preview: We expect high single-digit revenue growth for the period. Our 4QFY17 revenue estimate is $4.84 bn (+8.5% y/y) vs. the FactSet consensus of $4.82 bn. Our EPS estimate is $1.00, just above the consensus of $0.99. Visa has had revenue growth of 14-26% for the past four quarters due to the addition of Visa Europe. Because the Visa Europe acquisition has anniversaried, we expect revenue to normalize to a high-single/low-double-digit growth trajectory." (1/29/2018) Has Visa been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about V stock has been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Visa earned a coverage optimism score of 3.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the credit-card processor a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Visa's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Visa include Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), Paypal (PYPL), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), eBay (EBAY), Worldpay (WP), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Pinduoduo (PDD), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), Mercadolibre (MELI) and Total System Services (TSS). Who are Visa's key executives? Visa's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr., CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Ryan M. McInerney, Pres (Age 43)Mr. Vasant M. Prabhu, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)Mr. Rajat Taneja, Exec. VP of Technology & Operations (Age 54)Ms. Kelly Mahon Tullier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52) Who are Visa's major shareholders? Visa's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.54%), BlackRock Inc. (6.02%), FMR LLC (4.27%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.52%), Morgan Stanley (1.46%) and Capital World Investors (1.22%). 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 major investors are selling Visa stock? V stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jackson Square Partners LLC, Provident Trust Co. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Visa company stock in the last year include James H Hoffmeister, Lynne Biggar, Robert W Matschullat, Ryan Mcinerney, Tullier Kelly Mahon, Vasant M Prabhu and William M Sheedy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Visa. Which major investors are buying Visa stock? V stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Capital International Investors, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley, American Century Companies Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. 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 $137.80. How big of a company is Visa? Visa has a market capitalization of $276.55 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: 3.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,733 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 633 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,366MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Visa and other stocks. 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