Visa (V) Competitors

$280.10
+0.26 (+0.09%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

V vs. MA, ACN, SPGI, FI, FIS, GPN, BR, WEX, MMS, and EXLS

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), Fiserv (FI), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Global Payments (GPN), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR), WEX (WEX), Maximus (MMS), and ExlService (EXLS). 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 compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, media sentiment, community ranking, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Visa received 832 more outperform votes than Mastercard when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 80.27% of users gave Visa an outperform vote while only 72.61% of users gave Mastercard an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MastercardOutperform Votes
1495
72.61%
Underperform Votes
564
27.39%
VisaOutperform Votes
2327
80.27%
Underperform Votes
572
19.73%

In the previous week, Mastercard had 26 more articles in the media than Visa. MarketBeat recorded 59 mentions for Mastercard and 33 mentions for Visa. Mastercard's average media sentiment score of 0.80 beat Visa's score of 0.49 indicating that Visa is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Mastercard
22 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Visa
18 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Mastercard pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 23.2% 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 increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years and Visa has increased its dividend for 16 consecutive years. Visa is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

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$25.10B17.05$11.20B$12.5836.59
Visa$34.14B15.00$17.27B$8.9531.30

Mastercard currently has a consensus price target of $497.78, indicating a potential upside of 8.15%. Visa has a consensus price target of $303.76, indicating a potential upside of 8.45%. Given Mastercard's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Visa is more favorable than Mastercard.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mastercard
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
22 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.96
Visa
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
20 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

Visa has a net margin of 53.87% compared to Visa's net margin of 46.09%. Visa's return on equity of 183.70% beat Mastercard's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mastercard46.09% 183.70% 29.37%
Visa 53.87%51.23%21.31%

97.3% of Mastercard shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Mastercard shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Mastercard has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Mastercard beats Visa on 12 of the 22 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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V vs. The Competition

MetricVisaBusiness services IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$512.29B$18.35B$6.86B$18.10B
Dividend Yield0.74%3.42%2.91%3.44%
P/E Ratio31.3031.2417.3323.72
Price / Sales15.003.191,090.4710.66
Price / Cash26.9422.4428.3119.24
Price / Book13.174.754.886.00
Net Income$17.27B$483.38M$117.80M$966.17M
7 Day Performance-0.23%1.89%1.60%1.85%
1 Month Performance3.85%3.23%5.59%6.59%
1 Year Performance20.05%9.90%9.04%23.69%

Visa Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MA
Mastercard
4.8574 of 5 stars
$454.00
-0.8%
$497.78
+9.6%
+17.4%$422.04B$25.10B36.0933,400Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
ACN
Accenture
4.9647 of 5 stars
$306.84
-0.2%
$387.00
+26.1%
+5.6%$205.81B$64.11B27.82733,000Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
SPGI
S&P Global
4.4417 of 5 stars
$428.03
+0.0%
$467.89
+9.3%
+21.5%$133.93B$12.50B47.9940,450Analyst Revision
FI
Fiserv
3.8862 of 5 stars
$153.68
+0.3%
$164.33
+6.9%
+27.1%$89.92B$19.09B28.7342,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
4.8238 of 5 stars
$76.39
+0.8%
$78.11
+2.2%
+35.5%$42.49B$9.89B-7.4760,000Analyst Revision
GPN
Global Payments
4.9877 of 5 stars
$110.19
+0.7%
$150.00
+36.1%
+4.9%$28.13B$9.78B21.8627,000Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
4.5238 of 5 stars
$199.82
+1.0%
$206.67
+3.4%
+32.0%$23.61B$6.40B34.1014,700Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
WEX
WEX
4.3863 of 5 stars
$203.17
-1.5%
$240.00
+18.1%
+10.7%$8.51B$2.55B33.045,500
MMS
Maximus
3.1948 of 5 stars
$86.36
+1.3%
$102.00
+18.1%
+5.1%$5.25B$4.90B22.6739,600Ex-Dividend
Positive News
EXLS
ExlService
4.3967 of 5 stars
$30.27
-0.4%
$37.00
+22.2%
+0.9%$4.92B$1.67B27.9854,000Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:V) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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