Mastercard Incorporated (MA): Price and Financial Metrics

Mastercard Incorporated (MA): $354.34

3.76 (+1.07%)

POWR Rating

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MA POWR Grades

  • MA scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 89.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MA is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MA's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 12.83% of US stocks).

MA Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $359,271,465,154, Mastercard Inc has a greater market value than 99.62% of US stocks.
  • MA's price/sales ratio is 19.03; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 92.66% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, MA is more volatile than only 10.82% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Mastercard Inc are PG, BAC, WMT, XOM, and JPM.
  • 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 net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 83.75%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 52.67%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 72.04%.
MA's revenue has moved up $9,001,000,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-12-31 18,884 9,463 8,687
2021-09-30 17,788 8,527 8,093
2021-06-30 16,640 7,638 7,192
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

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 $354.34 52-week high $399.92
Prev. close $350.58 52-week low $303.65
Day low $350.26 Volume 1,303,314
Day high $354.80 Avg. volume 3,825,729
50-day MA $336.78 Dividend yield 0.56%
200-day MA $348.09 Market Cap 342.43B

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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MA Price Returns

1-mo 9.58%
3-mo 6.64%
6-mo -3.89%
1-year -1.57%
3-year 31.12%
5-year 183.19%
YTD -0.97%
2021 1.16%
2020 20.19%
2019 59.16%
2018 25.31%
2017 47.69%

MA Dividends

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