Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) closed at the price of $217.1. The stock exchanged hands average trading capacity of 4.62 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $221.52 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $234.47 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 38 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) high price target of $262 and with a conservative view have low price target of $210.
Jefferies “Initiates Coverage On” Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) in a research note issued to investors on 1/29/19 to Buy with price target of $0.
Additionally on 1/09/19 UBS “Upgrades” Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) to Buy setting price target at $226 and on 1/08/19 Bank of America “Downgrades” the stock to Neutral at $207. Furthermore on 1/03/19 Wells Fargo “Maintained” the stock to Outperform at $228.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 68.72 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 3.99, Consequently Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 1.29%, 1.52% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.13.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 1.7. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $1.58 and can go high up to $1.86. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1.7 derived from a total of 35 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $1.5 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.52 by $0.03. The company posted an earnings surprise of 2%.
Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.93 Billion according to 29 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $4.16 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.79 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $16.78 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $16.23 Billion and high estimates of $17.5 Billion according to 39 number of analysts.
Currently Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)’s shares owned by insiders are 11.09%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 77.8%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -0.02%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.26%.
Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $14.95 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 14.82. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $5.57 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 38.98, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $8.32, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 26.08. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 1.87 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 38.81.