MA - Mastercard Incorporated

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
260.10
-1.10 (-0.42%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close 261.20
Open 259.99
Bid 260.12 x 800
Ask 261.45 x 800
Day's Range 259.42 - 261.98
52 Week Range 171.89 - 269.85
Volume 3,158,167
Avg. Volume 3,542,782
Market Cap 265.671B
Beta (3Y Monthly) 1.00
PE Ratio (TTM) 43.45
EPS (TTM) 5.99
Earnings Date Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield 1.32 (0.52%)
Ex-Dividend Date 2019-04-08
1y Target Est 280.59
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Facebook set to introduce Libra cryptocurrency
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  • Business Wire 16 hours ago

    Priceless Experiences Are Coming to a Smart Speaker Near You

    No problem! Today, Mastercard announces it’s first-ever voice skill for smart speakers: the Priceless Experiences skill. With 75 percent of US households expected to own at least one smart speaker by 20201, and with 74 percent of Americans prioritizing experiences over products2, Mastercard has developed the skill as a go-to resource for unique experiences in your home city or while traveling.

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  • Markit 2 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about MasterCard Inc.

    MasterCard Inc NYSE:MAView full report here! Summary * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for MA with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting MA. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NeutralETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold MA had net inflows of $8.18 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Facebook Gathers Companies to Back Libra coin Launch
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  • FB Cryptocurrency: 12 Things We Know About Facebook’s Project Libra
    InvestorPlace 3 days ago

    FB Cryptocurrency: 12 Things We Know About Facebook’s Project Libra

    A FB cryptocurrency is on the way and it looks to have quite the wave of support from big backers.Source: Shutterstock Here's what we know so far about the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) cryptocurrency. * The project to develop a FB cryptocurrency is called Libra. * It has been the works for six months now. * Stripe, Booking.com and MercadoLibre are taking part in the project, but it is unknown what exactly they are doing for it. * Several large companies will reportedly be backing the development of the cryptocurrency. * Some of the big names behind the effort are PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL), Mastercard (NYSE:MA), Visa (NYSE:V) and Uber (NYSE:UBER). * Each of these companies will be putting $10 million into the development of the FB cryptocurrency. * This will have them acting as a governing consortium for the virtual currency. * It's also worth mentioning that the FB cryptocurrency is going by the name GlobalCoin. * Report claim that the cyrptocurrency will be used by Facebook through its multiple messaging service. * There's also been talk that it will allow users of the social media service to use the virtual currency to purchase goods from retailers via the website. * Other reports are claiming that Facebook is preparing to reveal the new virtual currency sometime next week. * These same rumors also say that the tech company is preparing to release the FB cryptocurrency in early 2020. * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 You can follow these links to learn more about Facebook's plans for its cryptocurrency.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFB stock was up 1% as of Friday morning. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 10 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Expects to Soar for the Rest of 2019 * 7 Value Stocks That Are Flying Under the Radar * 6 Mouth-Watering Fast Food Stocks for Growth Investors As of this writing, William White did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.Compare Brokers The post FB Cryptocurrency: 12 Things We Know About Facebook's Project Libra appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • Moody's 3 days ago

    Penarth Master Issuer plc -- Moody's: No negative rating impact on the Notes issued by Penarth Master Issuer plc following various amendments to programme documents

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") announced today that the amendments to the transaction documents executed on or around 13 June 2019 by Penarth Master Issuer plc (the "Issuer") will not, in and of themselves and at this time, result in a reduction or withdrawal of the current ratings of the issuers' Notes. Penarth Master Issuer plc is a revolving cash securitisation of credit card receivables and utilizes a de-linked master trust structure. This publication does not announce a credit rating action.

  • Investing.com 3 days ago

    Cryptocurrencies on Track for Weekly Gain Led by Litecoin, Bitcoin and Ethereum

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  • Reuters 4 days ago

    Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ

    Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday. Each company will invest around $10 million in a consortium that will govern the cryptocurrency, the WSJ reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Barrons.com 4 days ago

    Visa and Mastercard Stock Will Rise Due to Their Business Payments Opportunity, Analyst Says

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  • MasterCard (MA) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
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  • Visa Launches Blockchain Powered Technology for B2B Payments
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    Visa Launches Blockchain Powered Technology for B2B Payments

    Visa (V) launches digital network to facilitate ease of payments across the globe for businesses.

  • InvestorPlace 6 days ago

    Visa Stock May Not Be the Best Credit-Card Name

    The dominance of the Visa (NYSE:V) payment network continues to drive volumes and market share to the company. In this increasingly important industry, Visa stock is benefiting from the fact that its payment network processes about 61.2% of U.S. transactions.In a world that's using less cash, the credit-card industry will prosper, enabling Visa stock to remain a winner over the long-term. However, the question about V stock is not if it will go up, but if it remains a better buy than its peers. * 7 Dark Horse Stocks Winning the Race in 2019 Visa Stock Will Rise With Its IndustryIt's steady as she goes for Visa stock. Bolstered by the company's dominant market share and the continuing march towards a cashless society, V stock is continuing its slow, sustained move higher. After flirting with single-digit prices during the 2008 financial crisis, it began to move steadily higher. Today, it has risen more than 15-fold since that time. The Visa stock price has now surged to around $170.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsAs both myself and others have pointed out, Visa stock remains pricey. The company's growth and favorable business conditions have taken the forward price-earnings (PE) ratio of V stock above 27.4. However, the average PE ratio of V stock over the last five years is 32.9. Estimated earnings growth of 16.5% this year and its average earnings increase of 20.84% per year over the previous five years has helped to support the high multiples of V stock.Moreover, even market selloffs have resulted in relatively mild pullbacks by V stock. Between late September and the week of Christmas, Visa stock price fell by a little bit less than 20%. However, its PE ratio remained well in the 20s during that time. Also, like most stocks, it quickly recovered. For this reason, I would not expect any significant declines in Visa stock price anytime soon. Given these factors, the long-term owners of V stock should continue to hold onto their shares. Moreover, even at these levels, those buying V stock face few risks. Visa Stock Versus Its PeersThe only reason to not buy Visa stock may involve how well it compares to its key peers. Given the potential growth of cashless payments throughout the world, Mastercard (NYSE:MA), American Express (NYSE:AXP), and Discover Financial (NYSE:DFS) should also generate double-digit profit growth, despite their smaller market shares.However, after looking at card stocks' PE ratios and growth rates, it becomes clear that the market has been willing to support higher price-to-earnings-to growth (PEG) ratios for companies with higher market shares. Visa stock supports a PEG ratio of 1.9 versus only 1.75 for Mastercard. However, for this year, analysts, on average, predict Mastercard will report earnings growth of 17.4% versus only 16.5% for Visa. American Express, long a Warren Buffett favorite, trades at a PEG ratio of 1.57. AXP's expected profit growth comes in at only 10.8%. However, it has a much lower forward PE of around 13.5.Still, it is Discover Financial whose valuation stands out. Its PEG ratio comes in at only 0.7. It also supports a forward PE ratio of only about 8.2. Despite this single-digit multiple, analysts expect its profit to rise 12.4% this year.In some respects, DFS stock is cheap for a reason. It holds only a 2.2% share of card volumes, a decline from 2.3% last year. Visa remains the dominant player in this area, holding steady at 61.2%. However, in the current environment, all payment card companies will prosper.Moreover, since 2005, DFS has partnered with UnionPay, the dominant payment network in China. From a worldwide standpoint, UnionPay comes in second to only Visa on card volumes. The U.S.-China trade war may add a degree of uncertainty. However, with such an ally, DFS should continue to grow. The Bottom Line on Visa StockVisa stock will rise over the long-term, but some of its peers may fare better on a relative basis. V stock will likely remain expensive, but no major challenges have emerged to its dominance in the U.S. or to its double-digit earnings increases.When it comes to PEG ratios, Visa stock holds up well, slightly besting Mastercard and coming in only slightly higher than American Express's ratio. Still, value investors will find Discover Financial stock to be a relative bargain, as it could help a growing, China-based peer enter the U.S. market.As a result, investors who don't want to pay the high multiple carried by V stock have other choices. However,the owners of V stock will continue to benefit from Visa's U.S. dominance and the continuing move to a more cashless society.As of this writing, Will Healy did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned stocks. You can follow Will on Twitter at @HealyWriting. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 7 Dark Horse Stocks Winning the Race in 2019 * 6 Chinese Stocks to Sell That Are Suffering From a Digital Ad Slowdown * 4 Technology Stocks Blasting Higher Compare Brokers The post Visa Stock May Not Be the Best Credit-Card Name appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • U.S. Tourists in Europe May Soon Pay Foreign-Exchange Fees Again
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    U.S. Tourists in Europe May Soon Pay Foreign-Exchange Fees Again

    Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. agreed in April to reduce swipe fees in Europe, a move that threatens banks’ ability to offer credit cards without foreign-exchange fees, said Discover Financial Services Chief Executive Officer Roger Hochschild. Visa and Mastercard are cutting their so-called interchange fees by an average of 40% for transactions in the European Union completed with cards issued outside the bloc.

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