Mastercard Incorporated (MA): Price and Financial Metrics

Mastercard Incorporated (MA): $365.50

1.20 (+0.33%)

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MA POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where MA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.14% of US stocks.
  • MA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • MA ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

MA Stock Summary

  • MA has a higher market value than 99.63% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $360,077,283,088.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Mastercard Inc is higher than 91.7% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • The volatility of Mastercard Inc's share price is greater than that of only 5.23% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MA, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BAC, UNH, WMT, PG, and DIS.
  • MA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Mastercard Inc's official web site, go to

MA Valuation Summary

In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, MA's price/earnings ratio is 327.8% higher, now standing at 55.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MA 2019-04-30 17.0 50.3 41.7 33.2
MA 2017-07-03 11.7 23.1 31.0 21.6
MA 2016-07-18 10.2 18.4 26.9 19.6
MA 2009-06-29 4.4 9.8 -65.2 -50.0
MA 2009-04-14 4.3 11.1 -84.6 -71.4
MA 2008-02-28 6.3 8.4 23.5 13.9

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 $429.58 Average Broker Recommendation 1.4 (Strong Buy)

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MA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $365.50 52-week high $401.50
Prev. close $364.30 52-week low $281.20
Day low $363.80 Volume 2,708,400
Day high $366.85 Avg. volume 3,901,028
50-day MA $372.18 Dividend yield 0.48%
200-day MA $348.49 Market Cap 362.23B

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.

MA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$365.50$65.59 -82%

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 18th 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. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Mastercard Inc, consider:

  • As a business, MA is generating more cash flow than 94.28% 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 just 14.97% 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 3%; for context, that number is higher than 49.87% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest MA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Mastercard Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MA as an investment opportunity.

U.S. Consumer Spending Improving: 4 Stocks to Keep an Eye On

We take a sneak peek into four stocks - MA, V, GPN and AXP. These are well-poised for growth amid a gradual rise in consumer spending, possibly hinting towards recovery of the U.S. economy.

Yahoo | June 11, 2021

Retail Recovery Raises Hopes for Back-to-School Season: 5 Stocks to Buy

Improved traffic and consumer demand trends raise optimism for the back-to-school season. Dillard's (DDS), Zumiez (ZUMZ), L Brands (LB), Kohl's (KSS) and Sally Beauty (SBH) are promising bets.

Yahoo | June 11, 2021

Breaking down the best credit card reward offerings

Ted Rossman, and CreditCards.Com Sr. Industry Analyst joined, Yahoo Finance to discuss credit card companies pull out eye-popping sign-on bonuses to capture post-pandemic spending.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

Mastercard Forecast: B-t-s Retail Sales Rising 5.5 Percent

Retailers will fare well selling jeans, backpacks and hoodies for the 2021 back-to-school season as in-classroom learning resumes.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

Mastercard (MA) Buys Ekata for Digital Identification Services

Mastercard (MA) expands its reach in the digital identification space with the acquisition of Ekata.

Yahoo | June 10, 2021

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MA Price Returns

1-mo 0.44%
3-mo -4.15%
6-mo 9.81%
1-year 23.35%
3-year 86.30%
5-year 300.30%
YTD 2.65%
2020 20.19%
2019 59.16%
2018 25.31%
2017 47.69%
2016 6.91%

MA Dividends

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Want to see what other sources are saying about Mastercard Inc's financials and stock price? Try the links below:

Mastercard Inc (MA) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Mastercard Inc (MA) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Mastercard Inc (MA) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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