Mastercard Inc.

MA-N

NYSE:MA

349.50
10.75 (2.98%)
Mastercard Incorporated is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the MasterCard International Global Headquarters, Purchase, New York, United States, in Westchester County.
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BUY
BUY
March 4, 2021
MA vs. V vs. AXP Likes the story of both V and MA. They take no credit risk, just a tollbooth. American Express is very different, as they do take on risk. We're going to a cashless society. Great growth businesses, little capital expenditure. V has lots of growth yet in Asia. Once travel starts up again, V numbers should pick up.
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MA vs. V vs. AXP Likes the story of both V and MA. They take no credit risk, just a tollbooth. American Express is very different, as they do take on risk. We're going to a cashless society. Great growth businesses, little capital expenditure. V has lots of growth yet in Asia. Once travel starts up again, V numbers should pick up.
COMMENT
COMMENT
February 19, 2021

Likes Visa and Mastercard. Both driven by the same metrics. Trans-border transaction volume has declined due to less traveling. Paypal is very e-commerce driven. Has continued to buy Visa with new client money in anticipation for a pickup in leisure and business travel.

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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
February 19, 2021

Likes Visa and Mastercard. Both driven by the same metrics. Trans-border transaction volume has declined due to less traveling. Paypal is very e-commerce driven. Has continued to buy Visa with new client money in anticipation for a pickup in leisure and business travel.

HOLD
HOLD
January 22, 2021

PayPal may be a threat, but he's holding onto MA because cross-border travel in the coming reopening will boost their business. They report Thursday.

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January 22, 2021

PayPal may be a threat, but he's holding onto MA because cross-border travel in the coming reopening will boost their business. They report Thursday.

COMMENT
COMMENT
January 19, 2021

A past pick from summer 2020 when we started turning the corner on the pandemic All credit card companies have been losing ground recently, pressured by online payments stocks like PayPal and Square. He expected this to reverse once we got vaccinations, but then the banks caught fire and ignored credit cards. He thinks MA is a great company, but Wall Street disagrees. Cross-border travel, when it returns, may help MA. Maybe.

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January 19, 2021

A past pick from summer 2020 when we started turning the corner on the pandemic All credit card companies have been losing ground recently, pressured by online payments stocks like PayPal and Square. He expected this to reverse once we got vaccinations, but then the banks caught fire and ignored credit cards. He thinks MA is a great company, but Wall Street disagrees. Cross-border travel, when it returns, may help MA. Maybe.

BUY
BUY
January 15, 2021

Owns Visa. If you look back to when it first became public, it has been a solid upward movement, bar the financial crisis. Effectively, it is the mechanism to fund purchases during Covid. Move away from cash will continue and it should be a structural grower. Prefers Visa, especially with Visa Europe that was incorporated into it. The two present the same risks.

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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
January 15, 2021

Owns Visa. If you look back to when it first became public, it has been a solid upward movement, bar the financial crisis. Effectively, it is the mechanism to fund purchases during Covid. Move away from cash will continue and it should be a structural grower. Prefers Visa, especially with Visa Europe that was incorporated into it. The two present the same risks.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 23, 2020
(A Top Pick Oct 08/19, Up 60%) They have really done well expanding their card-based usage throughout the world. We are in a world that is moving from cash to cashless. No one has found a way to disrupt them. Their network gets used more and more and cash flow goes back to shareholders.
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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
November 23, 2020
(A Top Pick Oct 08/19, Up 60%) They have really done well expanding their card-based usage throughout the world. We are in a world that is moving from cash to cashless. No one has found a way to disrupt them. Their network gets used more and more and cash flow goes back to shareholders.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
November 19, 2020

Prefers this over Visa. It has a higher growth runway than Visa. Expects $15B in revenues. Near-term, a return to a more normal world will help Mastercard and spending volumes. Travel and cross-boarder transactions will come back and help volume. Secular shift away from cash will also continue to be a tailwind. (Analysts’ price target is $356.29)

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November 19, 2020

Prefers this over Visa. It has a higher growth runway than Visa. Expects $15B in revenues. Near-term, a return to a more normal world will help Mastercard and spending volumes. Travel and cross-boarder transactions will come back and help volume. Secular shift away from cash will also continue to be a tailwind. (Analysts’ price target is $356.29)

BUY
BUY
October 14, 2020
If Biden wins Will benefit if Biden wins. China has already granted MA approval to start a new operation in China, but the trade war bogged down progress. Biden will lower the tension between US and China and this will benefit Mastercard.
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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
October 14, 2020
If Biden wins Will benefit if Biden wins. China has already granted MA approval to start a new operation in China, but the trade war bogged down progress. Biden will lower the tension between US and China and this will benefit Mastercard.
SELL
SELL
August 27, 2020

Has done extremely well on both organic growth and on the market's re-rating. Will be beneficiaries as we move more to plastic in the post-pandemic world. Trading at a high 30s multiple, a bit extreme. Fewer opportunities and more risk in the face of Square, PayPal, and the like.

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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
August 27, 2020

Has done extremely well on both organic growth and on the market's re-rating. Will be beneficiaries as we move more to plastic in the post-pandemic world. Trading at a high 30s multiple, a bit extreme. Fewer opportunities and more risk in the face of Square, PayPal, and the like.

BUY
BUY
August 7, 2020

You can probably enter here if you plan to hold it for the long term. It will continue to grow. Visa has grown double digits, but Mastercard's stock has performed better. The move away from physical money will only continue and accelerate.

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August 7, 2020

You can probably enter here if you plan to hold it for the long term. It will continue to grow. Visa has grown double digits, but Mastercard's stock has performed better. The move away from physical money will only continue and accelerate.

SELL
SELL
July 23, 2020
MA vs. V Both too expensive. Trading at double market multiple, which is extreme for what they offer. Stepped aside because of valuation.
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MA vs. V Both too expensive. Trading at double market multiple, which is extreme for what they offer. Stepped aside because of valuation.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
July 14, 2020

It has more growth than Visa, though either one is fine to buy. Lots of running room for both. Global payments is bigger than global GDP. It's such a big market. Both generate tons of free cash flow and don't need to invest a lot of capital. Fintech companies like Paypal and Square do well, but haven't replaced these two companies. Foreign exchange profits from tourists is down, but will eventually recover. (Analysts’ price target is $326.09)

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It has more growth than Visa, though either one is fine to buy. Lots of running room for both. Global payments is bigger than global GDP. It's such a big market. Both generate tons of free cash flow and don't need to invest a lot of capital. Fintech companies like Paypal and Square do well, but haven't replaced these two companies. Foreign exchange profits from tourists is down, but will eventually recover. (Analysts’ price target is $326.09)

STRONG BUY
STRONG BUY
June 15, 2020

V-N vs. MA-N. He is so happy to own V-N and is kicking himself for not owning MasterCard. Shopping online promotes use of credit cards. There are so many long term tailwinds that you have to own them.

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V-N vs. MA-N. He is so happy to own V-N and is kicking himself for not owning MasterCard. Shopping online promotes use of credit cards. There are so many long term tailwinds that you have to own them.

BUY
BUY
May 4, 2020

MA-N vs. V-N. Own either this or V-N. We saw adoption of tap to pay. People are doing a lot more tap to pay. Buy here. He prefers V-N over MA-N.

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MA-N vs. V-N. Own either this or V-N. We saw adoption of tap to pay. People are doing a lot more tap to pay. Buy here. He prefers V-N over MA-N.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
April 29, 2020

Q1 earnings strong? He owns V instead of MA. Both are in a great position in the e-commerce space with their ability to accept digital payments. The earnings announcement by MA today were strong, but transactions were down. If it takes time to see things recover, their strong cash flow position will allow them to buy back shares and shore up their balance sheet. MA trades around 30 times earnings, so he would wait for a pullback. He thinks both MA and V may be 15% over valued right now.

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Mastercard Inc. (MA-N)
April 29, 2020

Q1 earnings strong? He owns V instead of MA. Both are in a great position in the e-commerce space with their ability to accept digital payments. The earnings announcement by MA today were strong, but transactions were down. If it takes time to see things recover, their strong cash flow position will allow them to buy back shares and shore up their balance sheet. MA trades around 30 times earnings, so he would wait for a pullback. He thinks both MA and V may be 15% over valued right now.

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Mastercard Inc.(MA-N) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 10

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 1

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 3

Total Signals / Votes : 14

Stockchase rating for Mastercard Inc. is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

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What is Mastercard Inc. stock symbol?

Mastercard Inc. is a American stock, trading under the symbol MA-N on the New York Stock Exchange (MA). It is usually referred to as NYSE:MA or MA-N

Is Mastercard Inc. a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 14 stock analysts published opinions about MA-N. 10 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 3 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Mastercard Inc..

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What is Mastercard Inc. stock price?

On 2021-03-04, Mastercard Inc. (MA-N) stock closed at a price of $349.5.