Mastercard Incorporated (MA): Price and Financial Metrics

Mastercard Incorporated (MA): $346.31

1.56 (+0.45%)

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MA POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where MA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MA is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • MA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

MA Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $343,220,095,108, Mastercard Inc has a greater market value than 99.54% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 2,244.46, Mastercard Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 98.4% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MA is more volatile than only 5.55% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Mastercard Inc are PG, BAC, DIS, UNH, and WMT.
  • MA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Mastercard Inc's official web site, go to

MA Valuation Summary

  • MA's price/earnings ratio is 48.7; this is 342.73% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 186 months, MA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 30.5.
  • MA's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 30.5 over the prior 186 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MA 2018-06-11 15.5 36.3 47.9 29.4
MA 2018-03-12 15.4 35.1 49.0 28.5
MA 2016-03-29 10.7 17.1 27.1 19.9
MA 2015-12-15 11.6 17.6 29.7 21.4
MA 2015-02-25 11.2 15.7 29.4 19.9
MA 2008-10-28 3.8 8.6 55.1 33.2

MA Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 52.67%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 110.87%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -9.15%.
MA's revenue has moved up $2.185e+09 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 16,640 7,638 7,192
2021-03-31 15,447 6,828 6,546
2020-12-31 15,301 7,224 6,411
2020-09-30 15,595 7,951 6,726
2020-06-30 16,225 8,652 7,321
2020-03-31 17,003 8,730 7,949

MA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.48% of graded US stocks.
  • MA's asset turnover comes in at 0.493 -- ranking 320th of 555 Business Services stocks.
  • SABR, BGSF, and TTEK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MA.

The table below shows MA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.493 1 0.534
2021-03-31 0.468 1 0.501
2020-12-31 0.478 1 0.499
2020-09-30 0.505 1 0.547
2020-06-30 0.550 1 0.637
2020-03-31 0.615 1 0.759

MA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MA, see our MA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $437.76 Average Broker Recommendation 1.42 (Moderate Buy)

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MA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $346.31 52-week high $401.50
Prev. close $344.75 52-week low $281.20
Day low $344.69 Volume 3,771,085
Day high $347.68 Avg. volume 3,776,040
50-day MA $365.84 Dividend yield 0.51%
200-day MA $359.70 Market Cap 341.73B

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Company Bio

Mastercard provides transaction processing, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. The company was founded in 1966 and is based in Purchase, New York.

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Yahoo | September 13, 2021

MasterCard (MA) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know

MasterCard (MA) closed the most recent trading day at $347.82, moving +0.12% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

Qualivian Partners: “Mastercard (MA) has a Robust Runway for Growth”

Qualivian Investment Partners, an investment management firm, published its second-quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. From inception (December 14, 2017) to the end of Q2 2021, the fund has returned 102.8% and 98.5% on a gross and net basis respectively, outperforming the S&P 500 Total Return index by […]

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

CORRECTING and REPLACING Good Tidings for Retailers: Mastercard SpendingPulse Anticipates U.S. Holiday Retail Sales to Grow 7.4%* in 2021

PURCHASE, N.Y., September 13, 2021--Good Tidings for Retailers: Mastercard SpendingPulse Anticipates U.S. Holiday Retail Sales to Grow 7.4%* in 2021

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

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MA Price Returns

1-mo -4.66%
3-mo -5.63%
6-mo -2.63%
1-year 1.79%
3-year 62.51%
5-year 258.89%
YTD -2.63%
2020 20.19%
2019 59.16%
2018 25.31%
2017 47.69%
2016 6.91%

MA Dividends

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