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NYSE:V

Visa Stock Competitors

$198.42
-1.57 (-0.79%)
(As of 05/19/2022 01:57 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$193.30
$198.95
50-Day Range
$193.00
$228.12
52-Week Range
$186.67
$252.67
Volume
318,589 shs
Average Volume
8.40 million shs
Market Capitalization
$377.25 billion
P/E Ratio
31.20
Dividend Yield
0.76%
Beta
0.9

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

Should you be buying Visa stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Visa include Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), S&P Global (SPGI), Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Waste Management (WM), Fiserv (FISV), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Square (SQ), Marvell Technology (MRVL), and Thomson Reuters (TRI). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Visa vs.

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

In the previous week, Mastercard had 34 more articles in the media than Visa. MarketBeat recorded 42 mentions for Mastercard and 8 mentions for Visa. Visa's average media sentiment score of 0.44 beat Mastercard's score of 0.24 indicating that Visa is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Mastercard
9 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
17 Neutral mention(s)
6 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Visa
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Mastercard has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mastercard$18.88 billion17.24$8.69 billion$9.6134.84
Visa$24.11 billion15.65$12.31 billion$6.3631.20

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Mastercard pays out 20.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 23.6% 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. Mastercard has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Visa has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Visa is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Visa has a net margin of 51.10% compared to Mastercard's net margin of 47.70%. Mastercard's return on equity of 133.72% beat Visa's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mastercard 47.70% 133.72% 25.61%
Visa 51.10% 42.89% 17.63%

74.9% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Mastercard 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, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Visa received 836 more outperform votes than Mastercard when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 82.04% of users gave Visa an outperform vote while only 74.17% of users gave Mastercard an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MastercardOutperform Votes
1430
74.17%
Underperform Votes
498
25.83%
VisaOutperform Votes
2266
82.04%
Underperform Votes
496
17.96%

Mastercard presently has a consensus target price of $422.94, indicating a potential upside of 26.65%. Visa has a consensus target price of $267.44, indicating a potential upside of 35.22%. Given Visa's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than Mastercard.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mastercard
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.81
Visa
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
19 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.79

Summary

Visa beats Mastercard on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding V and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Visa (NYSE:V) vs. Its Competitors

MetricVisaBusiness services IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$377.25B$11.69B$5.72B$13.11B
Dividend Yield0.76%2.70%2.48%3.43%
P/E Ratio31.2020.6015.6216.34
Price / Sales15.656.593,468.1530.50
Price / Cash27.8219.2228.5635.89
Price / Book11.434.424.949.17
Net Income$12.31B$457.78M$121.81M$883.14M
7 Day Performance2.29%4.36%6.43%2.85%
1 Month Performance-8.01%-8.62%-15.30%-9.83%
1 Year Performance-11.65%-9.70%-29.96%-10.01%

Visa Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MA
Mastercard
3.4093 of 5 stars
$334.81
-0.3%
$422.94
+26.3%
-7.5%$325.65B$18.88B34.8424,000Analyst Report
ACN
Accenture
3.4406 of 5 stars
$275.32
+0.4%
$387.85
+40.9%
-3.1%$174.53B$50.53B27.75624,000
SPGI
S&P Global
3.4281 of 5 stars
$331.39
+0.4%
$467.57
+41.1%
-10.8%$112.62B$8.30B23.9122,850Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
ADP
Automatic Data Processing
2.8181 of 5 stars
$207.26
-0.6%
$230.69
+11.3%
+8.3%$86.58B$15.01B30.6156,000
WM
Waste Management
2.7183 of 5 stars
$153.14
+0.1%
$161.57
+5.5%
+9.0%$63.59B$17.93B33.7348,500
FISV
Fiserv
2.6313 of 5 stars
$94.77
+0.6%
$126.96
+34.0%
-17.2%$61.79B$16.23B37.0244,000Analyst Report
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
2.8927 of 5 stars
$97.61
+0.9%
$137.36
+40.7%
-34.7%$59.62B$13.88B65.9565,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
SQ
Square
2.4748 of 5 stars
$89.15
+8.6%
$191.32
+114.6%
-59.6%$51.71B$17.66B-594.298,521Analyst Report
MRVL
Marvell Technology
2.8644 of 5 stars
$55.34
+0.6%
$95.73
+73.0%
+29.6%$47.08B$4.46B-102.486,729Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
Gap Down
TRI
Thomson Reuters
2.5682 of 5 stars
$95.32
+0.6%
$137.17
+43.9%
+0.4%$46.42B$6.35B28.3724,400Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
PAYX
Paychex
2.2298 of 5 stars
$116.21
-1.0%
$127.62
+9.8%
+18.5%$41.95B$4.06B30.9915,000
RSG
Republic Services
2.9076 of 5 stars
$127.88
-0.2%
$138.00
+7.9%
+17.3%$40.40B$11.30B30.3035,000
IQV
IQVIA
2.2102 of 5 stars
$200.82
+1.8%
$280.21
+39.5%
-14.5%$38.01B$13.87B36.1879,000Analyst Downgrade
GPN
Global Payments
3.1299 of 5 stars
$121.16
+1.2%
$188.12
+55.3%
-38.8%$34.11B$8.52B34.7225,000Analyst Report
WCN
Waste Connections
2.95 of 5 stars
$123.75
+0.3%
$142.38
+15.1%
+1.7%$31.82B$6.15B50.5119,998
TT
Trane Technologies
2.4779 of 5 stars
$131.60
+1.1%
$183.93
+39.8%
-27.4%$30.78B$14.14B21.9037,000
CPRT
Copart
2.1381 of 5 stars
$113.03
+6.1%
$167.50
+48.2%
-12.1%$26.84B$2.69B25.018,600Earnings Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
VRSK
Verisk Analytics
2.8398 of 5 stars
$167.61
+0.7%
$220.89
+31.8%
-3.2%$26.47B$3.00B27.129,367
APTV
Aptiv
2.7562 of 5 stars
$96.18
+2.2%
$160.11
+66.5%
-31.4%$26.06B$15.62B80.82155,000Analyst Upgrade
EFX
Equifax
2.9524 of 5 stars
$192.37
+2.3%
$261.75
+36.1%
-19.5%$23.53B$4.92B31.0812,700
SPOT
Spotify Technology
2.0131 of 5 stars
$105.73
+1.3%
$208.00
+96.7%
-52.8%$20.11B$11.44B-148.926,617
IT
Gartner
2.3665 of 5 stars
$246.66
+2.8%
$348.60
+41.3%
+6.4%$19.87B$4.73B26.0516,600Short Interest ↑
NU
NU
2.0215 of 5 stars
$4.20
+9.9%
$10.73
+155.6%
N/A$19.36B$1.70B0.00N/A
STX
Seagate Technology
2.9788 of 5 stars
$83.13
-1.2%
$102.52
+23.3%
-16.9%$17.86B$10.68B10.2140,000Short Interest ↑
RKT
Rocket Companies
3.2108 of 5 stars
$8.94
+4.7%
$12.96
+45.0%
-51.5%$17.61B$12.91B5.3926,000Analyst Report
Insider Buying
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
2.4164 of 5 stars
$226.82
+2.4%
$290.71
+28.2%
-17.6%$17.54B$2.83B21.429,700
PLTR
Palantir Technologies
2.2626 of 5 stars
$8.48
+5.9%
$14.89
+75.6%
-62.3%$17.22B$1.54B-33.922,920Analyst Downgrade
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
2.7165 of 5 stars
$138.94
+1.7%
$182.33
+31.2%
-14.9%$16.29B$4.99B29.8213,704Dividend Announcement
DOCU
DocuSign
2.5231 of 5 stars
$79.99
+9.9%
$169.60
+112.0%
-61.5%$15.99B$2.11B-228.547,461
TRU
TransUnion
3.4514 of 5 stars
$81.02
+1.8%
$115.33
+42.4%
-25.5%$15.59B$2.96B11.9710,200Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
OMC
Omnicom Group
2.6207 of 5 stars
$75.36
-2.1%
$89.67
+19.0%
-7.0%$15.50B$14.29B12.5071,700
APP
AppLovin
2.2881 of 5 stars
$39.23
+7.5%
$88.93
+126.7%
-43.2%$14.74B$2.79B-206.471,594Analyst Revision
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
2.6215 of 5 stars
$359.52
+1.0%
$436.33
+21.4%
+10.7%$13.63B$1.59B33.0410,892Analyst Report
WPP
WPP
1.3748 of 5 stars
$59.43
-0.3%
N/AN/A$13.58B$17.60B0.00109,382Analyst Downgrade
WPP
WPP
2.094 of 5 stars
$59.27
-0.3%
$75.00
+26.5%
-13.9%$13.54B$15.41B0.00109,382Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
GRAB
Grab
1.7015 of 5 stars
$3.25
+28.5%
$7.21
+121.7%
N/A$12.16B$675M0.002Analyst Upgrade
IPG
Interpublic Group of Companies
3.4831 of 5 stars
$30.65
-2.1%
$40.00
+30.5%
-3.6%$12.07B$10.24B11.9755,600
LUMN
Lumen Technologies
2.3265 of 5 stars
$11.53
+1.1%
$10.67
-7.5%
-21.8%$11.91B$19.69B5.6036,000
BKI
Black Knight
1.8898 of 5 stars
$71.63
+1.5%
$80.20
+12.0%
-1.7%$11.17B$1.48B21.516,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News
BAH
Booz Allen Hamilton
2.9698 of 5 stars
$81.43
+2.1%
$96.78
+18.8%
-3.2%$10.85B$7.86B19.4327,700Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
MORN
Morningstar
1.9398 of 5 stars
$237.61
+2.8%
N/A-1.6%$10.15B$1.70B55.919,556Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
RHI
Robert Half International
3.2365 of 5 stars
$88.95
-0.7%
$128.40
+44.4%
+1.4%$9.83B$6.46B15.1014,600
GFL
GFL Environmental
2.5248 of 5 stars
$28.77
+3.6%
$45.50
+58.2%
-13.4%$9.73B$4.41B-39.9618,000
PATH
UiPath
2.4174 of 5 stars
$17.56
+6.2%
$41.45
+136.0%
-77.4%$9.52B$892.25M-10.642,863Analyst Report
NLSN
Nielsen
2.0355 of 5 stars
$25.36
+0.6%
$24.57
-3.1%
-8.2%$9.12B$3.50B18.5115,000Analyst Downgrade
CAR
Avis Budget Group
2.1331 of 5 stars
$177.62
-4.6%
$216.20
+21.7%
+118.0%$8.58B$9.31B5.4821,000Gap Down
SWCH
Switch
2.3445 of 5 stars
$33.38
-0.2%
$30.10
-9.8%
+76.9%$8.15B$592.04M834.71829Dividend Increase
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
G
Genpact
2.8331 of 5 stars
$41.70
+1.7%
$55.71
+33.6%
-6.3%$7.72B$4.02B21.38103,100Short Interest ↓
CNXC
Concentrix
2.9998 of 5 stars
$142.09
+0.6%
$202.00
+42.2%
-5.4%$7.46B$5.59B17.56290,000
AFRM
Affirm
2.3134 of 5 stars
$26.13
+6.9%
$68.44
+161.9%
-52.7%$7.43B$870.46M-11.031,641Earnings Report
Analyst Report
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