Mastercard Incorporated (MA): Price and Financial Metrics

Mastercard Incorporated (MA): $356.09

-3.97 (-1.10%)

POWR Rating

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MA POWR Grades

  • MA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 87.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MA is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • MA's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 10.67% of US stocks).

MA Stock Summary

  • MA has a market capitalization of $346,894,686,820 -- more than approximately 99.63% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 16.03, MASTERCARD INC has a higher such ratio than 93.03% of stocks in our set.
  • The volatility of MASTERCARD INC's share price is greater than that of only 10.23% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to MASTERCARD INC are PG, BAC, JPM, KO, and CVX.
  • MA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MASTERCARD INC's official web site, go to

MA Valuation Summary

  • MA's EV/EBIT ratio is 29.5; this is 158.77% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • MA's price/sales ratio has moved up 14.5 over the prior 201 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MA 2022-12-02 16.0 54.4 35.4 29.5
MA 2022-12-01 16.0 54.5 35.5 29.6
MA 2022-11-30 15.8 53.9 35.0 29.2
MA 2022-11-29 15.2 51.9 33.7 28.1
MA 2022-11-28 15.3 52.1 33.9 28.2
MA 2022-11-25 15.6 53.1 34.5 28.8

MA Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 158.7%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 44.97%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -4.4%.
MA's revenue has moved up $4,753,000,000 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
2022-09-30 21,636 11,284 9,784
2022-06-30 20,865 9,971 9,699
2022-03-31 19,896 9,782 9,490
2021-12-31 18,884 9,463 8,687
2021-09-30 17,788 8,527 8,093
2021-06-30 16,640 7,638 7,192

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 67.3% of graded US stocks.
  • MA's asset turnover comes in at 0.513 -- ranking 317th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • SABR, BGSF, and ACM 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
2021-09-30 0.513 1 0.574
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

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 $438.51 Average Broker Recommendation 1.41 (Moderate Buy)

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MA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $356.09 52-week high $399.92
Prev. close $360.06 52-week low $276.87
Day low $354.45 Volume 2,192,868
Day high $358.90 Avg. volume 3,489,451
50-day MA $318.31 Dividend yield 0.54%
200-day MA $335.44 Market Cap 342.37B

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

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Luke Lango on InvestorPlace | November 29, 2022

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Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Mastercard (MA) Ties Up for Virtual Card Uptake in Travel Space

Mastercard (MA) joins forces with Sabre and Conferma Pay to facilitate payments in the travel ecosystem. MA also decides to buy a minority stake in Conferma Pay.

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Mastercard Creates New Ways to Pay, Better Virtual Credit Cards

A new partnership aims to accelerate the use of virtual cards for business-to-business travel payments.

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Mastercard loses UK ruling on three million dead claimants in $12 billion case

Mastercard lost an appeal in a London court on Tuesday against a ruling in a 10 billion pound-plus ($12 billion-plus) collective action that allows the claims of around three million people who have died since the lawsuit began to continue. The global payments processor is facing a lawsuit brought by consumer champion Walter Merricks on behalf of approximately 46 million adults in the United Kingdom, which became the first mass consumer action to be approved in the UK in 2021. The case was certified last year after a nearly five-year journey from the first-instance Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), which initially refused to give the go-ahead, to the UK Supreme Court and back.

Yahoo | November 29, 2022

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MA Price Returns

1-mo 11.85%
3-mo 10.05%
6-mo -1.41%
1-year 11.20%
3-year 24.61%
5-year 148.18%
YTD -0.32%
2021 1.16%
2020 20.19%
2019 59.16%
2018 25.31%
2017 47.69%

MA Dividends

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