MA has a higher market value than 99.71% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $332,131,977,771.
MA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 645.37 -- higher than 94.79% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
With a price/sales ratio of 20.47, Mastercard Inc has a higher such ratio than 92.9% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Mastercard Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PG, UNH, JPM, WMT, and JNJ.
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.
MA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for MA, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Mastercard Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Mastercard Inc ended up being:
As a business, MA is generating more cash flow than 96.26% of positive cash flow stocks in the Financial Services.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 11.43% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
MA's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 46.84% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as MA, try ICCH, VOYA, NHLD, ARGO, and FDS.
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