Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) reported its last earnings on Jul 28 BMO (BMO = before market open, AMC= after market close). The company will report its next earnings on Oct 27 – Oct 31 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.96/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.9/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.06/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 6.7%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Mastercard Incorporated and for the current quarter 31 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.96/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.86/share and a High Estimate of $1.02/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 27 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Mastercard Incorporated as 2.73 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Mastercard Incorporated is 2.6 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.87 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 2.53 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for MA to be 5.5%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 6.3%. For the next 5 years, Mastercard Incorporated is expecting Growth of 15.25% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 15.06% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Mastercard Incorporated, where 9 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 20 analysts have given a Buy signal, 6 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 29 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Mastercard Incorporated might touch $128 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $110.31 and $90 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Mastercard Incorporated got Initiated on 15-Apr-16 where investment firm Compass Point Initiated the stock to Neutral.
Mastercard Incorporated closed its last trading session at $95.79 with the gain of 0.52%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 105.76 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $101.76 and 52-week low of $78.52. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.67% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.37% and 3.3% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Nov 11, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 9, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.76 and Average Volume (3 months) is 4.11 million. Mastercard Incorporated P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 28.29 and Forward P/E ratio of 23.07.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 24.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 64.5%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 42.3%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Mastercard Incorporated currently shows a Weekly Performance of 0.7%, where Monthly Performance is 3.54%, Quarterly performance is 0.02%, 6 Months performance is 11.89% and yearly performance percentage is 10.5%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -0.49%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 0.94% and Monthly Volatility of 0.96%.