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$189.44
Now: $192.55
$192.82
50-Day Range
$188.88
MA: $194.00
$200.48
52-Week Range
$133.93
Now: $192.55
$214.17
Volume7.67 million shs
Average Volume8.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$374.22 billion
P/E Ratio34.69
Dividend Yield0.62%
Beta0.92

Competitors

Visa (NYSE:V) Vs. MA, ACN, SPGI, FIS, FISV, and ADP

Should you be buying V stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "business services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Visa, including Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), S&P Global (SPGI), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), Fiserv (FISV), and Automatic Data Processing (ADP).

Visa (NYSE:V) and Mastercard (NYSE:MA) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and Mastercard's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%
Mastercard46.75%149.02%28.77%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Visa and Mastercard, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa032302.88
Mastercard042602.87

Visa presently has a consensus price target of $207.24, suggesting a potential upside of 7.63%. Mastercard has a consensus price target of $326.4286, suggesting a potential upside of 10.40%. Given Mastercard's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mastercard is more favorable than Visa.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visa and Mastercard's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40
Mastercard$16.88 billion17.58$8.12 billion$7.7738.05

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Mastercard. Visa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mastercard, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Visa has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mastercard has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Visa pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mastercard pays out 20.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Visa has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Mastercard has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Visa is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.6% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.9% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Mastercard shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Mastercard beats Visa on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Visa (NYSE:V) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Accenture and Visa, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Accenture171702.64
Visa032302.88

Accenture currently has a consensus price target of $220.3462, suggesting a potential upside of 0.04%. Visa has a consensus price target of $207.24, suggesting a potential upside of 7.63%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Visa is more favorable than Accenture.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.6% of Accenture shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.6% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Accenture shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Accenture and Visa's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Accenture11.11%31.51%15.06%
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%

Volatility and Risk

Accenture has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Accenture pays an annual dividend of $3.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Accenture pays out 43.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Accenture has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Visa has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Accenture and Visa's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Accenture$43.22 billion3.25$4.78 billion$7.3629.93
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40

Visa has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Accenture. Accenture is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Visa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Visa beats Accenture on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Visa (NYSE:V) and S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.6% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.8% of S&P Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of S&P Global shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Visa and S&P Global, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa032302.88
S&P Global031112.87

Visa presently has a consensus price target of $207.24, suggesting a potential upside of 7.63%. S&P Global has a consensus price target of $320.7143, suggesting a potential downside of 8.84%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than S&P Global.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and S&P Global's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%
S&P Global34.02%758.90%23.64%

Dividends

Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. S&P Global pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Visa pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. S&P Global pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Visa has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and S&P Global has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Visa and S&P Global's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40
S&P Global$6.70 billion12.65$2.12 billion$9.5336.92

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than S&P Global. Visa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than S&P Global, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Visa has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, S&P Global has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Visa (NYSE:V) and Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE:FIS) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Visa has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fidelity National Information Servcs has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Visa and Fidelity National Information Servcs, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa032302.88
Fidelity National Information Servcs042012.88

Visa presently has a consensus target price of $207.24, indicating a potential upside of 7.63%. Fidelity National Information Servcs has a consensus target price of $154.5217, indicating a potential upside of 12.89%. Given Fidelity National Information Servcs' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fidelity National Information Servcs is more favorable than Visa.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visa and Fidelity National Information Servcs' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40
Fidelity National Information Servcs$10.33 billion8.18$298 million$5.6124.40

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Fidelity National Information Servcs. Fidelity National Information Servcs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Visa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Fidelity National Information Servcs pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Visa pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fidelity National Information Servcs pays out 25.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Visa has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Fidelity National Information Servcs has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and Fidelity National Information Servcs' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%
Fidelity National Information Servcs1.45%7.89%4.40%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.6% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.0% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Visa beats Fidelity National Information Servcs on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Visa (NYSE:V) and Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Visa and Fiserv's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%
Fiserv8.51%9.62%4.05%

Risk and Volatility

Visa has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fiserv has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.6% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.8% of Fiserv shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of Fiserv shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visa and Fiserv's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40
Fiserv$10.19 billion6.31$893 million$4.0024.00

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Fiserv. Fiserv is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Visa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Visa and Fiserv, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa032302.88
Fiserv052102.81

Visa presently has a consensus target price of $207.24, indicating a potential upside of 7.63%. Fiserv has a consensus target price of $121.5417, indicating a potential upside of 26.63%. Given Fiserv's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fiserv is more favorable than Visa.

Summary

Visa beats Fiserv on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) and Visa (NYSE:V) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Automatic Data Processing and Visa's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Automatic Data Processing17.20%47.51%5.97%
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Automatic Data Processing and Visa's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Automatic Data Processing$14.18 billion4.46$2.29 billion$5.4527.00
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Automatic Data Processing. Automatic Data Processing is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Visa, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Automatic Data Processing has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Automatic Data Processing pays an annual dividend of $3.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Automatic Data Processing pays out 66.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Automatic Data Processing has increased its dividend for 45 consecutive years and Visa has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. Automatic Data Processing is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Automatic Data Processing and Visa, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Automatic Data Processing112402.18
Visa032302.88

Automatic Data Processing presently has a consensus price target of $165.5385, indicating a potential upside of 12.48%. Visa has a consensus price target of $207.24, indicating a potential upside of 7.63%. Given Automatic Data Processing's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Automatic Data Processing is more favorable than Visa.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.8% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.6% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Visa beats Automatic Data Processing on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Mastercard logo
MA
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ACN
Accenture
1.9$220.26+0.4%$140.26 billion$43.22 billion28.83
S&P Global logo
SPGI
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1.7$351.81+0.3%$84.76 billion$6.70 billion36.80
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FIS
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FISV
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1.8$95.98+1.2%$64.26 billion$10.19 billion52.74Analyst Downgrade
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ADP
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TRU
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1.7$83.05+0.6%$15.70 billion$2.66 billion45.88
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BR
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