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$200.43
Now: $201.59
$203.26
50-Day Range
$201.86
MA: $211.35
$218.73
52-Week Range
$133.93
Now: $201.59
$220.39
Volume8.76 million shs
Average Volume6.83 million shs
Market Capitalization$392.81 billion
P/E Ratio41.31
Dividend Yield0.61%
Beta0.96

Competitors

Visa (NYSE:V) Vs. MA, ACN, FIS, SPGI, 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), Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), S&P Global (SPGI), 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 business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Visa and Mastercard, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Visa042602.87
Mastercard032902.91

Visa currently has a consensus price target of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Mastercard has a consensus price target of $353.3030, indicating a potential upside of 9.29%. Given Visa's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than Mastercard.

Volatility & Risk

Visa has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mastercard has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00
Mastercard$16.88 billion19.09$8.12 billion$7.7741.60

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.

Dividends

Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Mastercard pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Visa pays out 25.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mastercard pays out 22.7% 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 1 consecutive years. Visa is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%
Mastercard43.13%114.80%22.01%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.5% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visa shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.8% of Mastercard 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.

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 investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Accenture and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Accenture091502.63
Visa042602.87

Accenture currently has a consensus target price of $250.0769, indicating a potential downside of 1.41%. Visa has a consensus target price of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Visa is more favorable than Accenture.

Volatility & Risk

Accenture 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 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Accenture$44.33 billion3.77$5.11 billion$7.4634.00
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00

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.

Dividends

Accenture pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Accenture pays out 47.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 25.4% 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 increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Visa has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Accenture11.74%29.32%13.92%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.0% of Accenture shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% 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 will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS) and Visa (NYSE:V) 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 earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Fidelity National Information Services and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fidelity National Information Services042412.90
Visa042602.87

Fidelity National Information Services currently has a consensus target price of $162.7241, indicating a potential upside of 25.43%. Visa has a consensus target price of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Fidelity National Information Services' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fidelity National Information Services is more favorable than Visa.

Volatility & Risk

Fidelity National Information Services has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Services$10.33 billion7.79$298 million$5.6123.12
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00

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

Dividends

Fidelity National Information Services pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Fidelity National Information Services pays out 25.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 25.4% 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. Fidelity National Information Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fidelity National Information Services-0.83%6.88%4.08%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.5% of Fidelity National Information Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Services 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 will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Visa beats Fidelity National Information Services on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) and Visa (NYSE:V) 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 earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
S&P Global001213.08
Visa042602.87

S&P Global currently has a consensus target price of $386.6154, indicating a potential upside of 26.37%. Visa has a consensus target price of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given S&P Global's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe S&P Global is more favorable than Visa.

Volatility & Risk

S&P Global has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
S&P Global$6.70 billion10.99$2.12 billion$9.5332.10
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00

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

Dividends

S&P Global pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. S&P Global pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 25.4% 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. S&P Global has increased its dividend for 46 consecutive years and Visa has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. S&P Global is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
S&P Global33.20%1,009.75%25.22%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.9% of S&P Global shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of S&P Global 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 will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

S&P Global beats Visa on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) and Visa (NYSE:V) 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 earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fiserv6.01%8.75%3.90%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.7% of Fiserv shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Visa shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Fiserv shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Fiserv has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Fiserv and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fiserv042912.91
Visa042602.87

Fiserv currently has a consensus target price of $128.1250, indicating a potential upside of 18.41%. Visa has a consensus target price of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Fiserv's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fiserv is more favorable than Visa.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fiserv and Visa's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fiserv$10.19 billion7.12$893 million$4.0027.05
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00

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.

Summary

Visa beats Fiserv on 8 of the 15 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 superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk 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 Processing17.07%46.13%5.94%
Visa49.74%37.22%14.61%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.7% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Automatic Data Processing shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Automatic Data Processing pays an annual dividend of $3.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Visa pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Automatic Data Processing pays out 62.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Visa pays out 25.4% 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 47 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.

Risk and Volatility

Automatic Data Processing has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Automatic Data Processing and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Automatic Data Processing410301.94
Visa042602.87

Automatic Data Processing presently has a consensus target price of $158.8571, indicating a potential downside of 1.40%. Visa has a consensus target price of $223.4828, indicating a potential upside of 10.86%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Visa is more favorable than Automatic Data Processing.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Automatic Data Processing$14.59 billion4.74$2.47 billion$5.9227.22
Visa$21.85 billion17.98$10.87 billion$5.0440.00

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.

Summary

Visa beats Automatic Data Processing on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Visa Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Mastercard logo
MA
Mastercard
2.1$323.26-1.1%$322.27 billion$16.88 billion48.46
Accenture logo
ACN
Accenture
2.0$253.65-0.5%$167.13 billion$44.33 billion31.24Decrease in Short Interest
Fidelity National Information Services logo
FIS
Fidelity National Information Services
2.5$129.73-0.4%$81.25 billion$10.33 billion-720.72Increase in Short Interest
S&P Global logo
SPGI
S&P Global
2.4$305.95-0.1%$75.08 billion$6.70 billion30.66
Fiserv logo
FISV
Fiserv
1.9$108.20-0.2%$73.91 billion$10.19 billion81.97
Automatic Data Processing logo
ADP
Automatic Data Processing
2.4$161.12-0.5%$69.09 billion$14.59 billion27.97Dividend Announcement
High Trading Volume
Spotify Technology logo
SPOT
Spotify Technology
1.2$319.82-7.0%$62.21 billion$7.58 billion-75.07Decrease in Short Interest
Global Payments logo
GPN
Global Payments
2.1$191.38-1.4%$59.58 billion$4.91 billion113.92
Waste Management logo
WM
Waste Management
2.0$114.72-0.1%$48.48 billion$15.46 billion30.35
DocuSign logo
DOCU
DocuSign
1.4$249.28-0.4%$47.73 billion$973.97 million-211.25
PLTR
Palantir Technologies
1.2$25.64-2.8%$44.42 billionN/A0.00
Rocket Companies logo
RKT
Rocket Companies
1.5$19.60-2.9%$39.55 billionN/A0.00
Thomson Reuters logo
TRI
Thomson Reuters
1.7$80.49-2.4%$39.50 billion$5.91 billion21.41Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Aptiv logo
APTV
Aptiv
2.1$142.75-1.0%$38.55 billion$14.36 billion21.43
IQVIA logo
IQV
IQVIA
2.1$187.79-0.2%$36.31 billion$11.09 billion206.36
TT
Trane Technologies
1.9$149.51-0.8%$36.25 billion$16.60 billion40.08Analyst Revision
IHS Markit logo
INFO
IHS Markit
1.6$85.51-1.9%$34.04 billion$4.29 billion39.41Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
Paychex logo
PAYX
Paychex
1.3$88.37-0.3%$32.30 billion$4.04 billion30.16Decrease in Short Interest
Verisk Analytics logo
VRSK
Verisk Analytics
1.9$190.02-2.0%$30.90 billion$2.61 billion60.90
Republic Services logo
RSG
Republic Services
2.0$93.81-0.1%$30.10 billion$10.30 billion29.41
Copart logo
CPRT
Copart
1.3$115.78-1.3%$27.34 billion$2.21 billion40.62
Waste Connections logo
WCN
Waste Connections
1.9$101.87-0.2%$26.78 billion$5.39 billion130.60
WORK
Slack Technologies
1.4$41.80-0.3%$24.09 billion$630.42 million-72.07Decrease in Short Interest
Equifax logo
EFX
Equifax
1.6$177.00-0.4%$22.16 billion$3.51 billion49.30
FLEETCOR Technologies logo
FLT
FLEETCOR Technologies
1.5$265.23-0.9%$22.12 billion$2.65 billion31.99
TransUnion logo
TRU
TransUnion
2.0$91.27-1.6%$17.82 billion$2.66 billion54.01
Broadridge Financial Solutions logo
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
1.8$151.57-1.3%$17.52 billion$4.53 billion37.42
PagSeguro Digital logo
PAGS
PagSeguro Digital
1.3$52.51-1.7%$17.32 billion$1.39 billion63.27
GDS logo
GDS
GDS
1.3$105.04-2.1%$15.42 billion$592.15 million-202.00
Gartner logo
IT
Gartner
1.0$160.41-1.5%$14.75 billion$4.25 billion67.40
WPP logo
WPP
WPP
1.5$55.30-0.2%$13.55 billion$16.90 billion11.08
Omnicom Group logo
OMC
Omnicom Group
2.2$63.12-0.4%$13.53 billion$14.95 billion14.28
Black Knight logo
BKI
Black Knight
1.9$84.73-0.1%$13.31 billion$1.18 billion56.11Increase in Short Interest
ESTC
Elastic
1.4$163.01-5.8%$13.12 billion$427.62 million-108.67
Booz Allen Hamilton logo
BAH
Booz Allen Hamilton
1.8$92.18-0.8%$12.71 billion$7.46 billion25.12
GSX
GSX Techedu
0.9$59.60-2.3%$12.58 billion$303.78 million-156.84
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.3$318.20-0.8%$12.08 billion$1.49 billion32.34
The Interpublic Group of Companies logo
IPG
The Interpublic Group of Companies
2.3$24.94-0.0%$9.73 billion$10.22 billion17.32
GFL Environmental logo
GFL
GFL Environmental
1.2$30.00-0.3%$9.53 billionN/A0.00
Morningstar logo
MORN
Morningstar
0.8$222.07-2.5%$9.51 billion$1.18 billion54.56
DADA
Dada Nexus
1.1$43.00-3.2%$9.16 billion$437.76 million-11.20Analyst Report
The Western Union logo
WU
The Western Union
2.2$21.93-1.2%$9.02 billion$5.29 billion15.12
WEX logo
WEX
WEX
1.4$200.90-5.6%$8.87 billion$1.72 billion70.25
FUTU
Futu
1.0$69.38-5.2%$8.67 billion$136.28 million82.60Analyst Report
Nielsen logo
NLSN
Nielsen
1.1$22.13-1.1%$7.90 billion$6.50 billion-52.69Decrease in Short Interest
OCFT
OneConnect Financial Technology
1.2$21.51-3.8%$7.87 billion$330.51 million-89.63Heavy News Reporting
Genpact logo
G
Genpact
1.9$40.98-0.1%$7.74 billion$3.52 billion25.45
FHL
Futu
0.5$69.38-5.2%$7.70 billionN/A0.00
Robert Half International logo
RHI
Robert Half International
2.4$63.79-2.4%$7.25 billion$6.07 billion22.38
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers logo
RBA
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
1.6$60.47-2.4%$6.95 billion$1.32 billion38.27
This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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