Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) stock to focus


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) reported sales (ttm) of 11.42 Billion, whereas, 26 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 3242.46 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 3330.7 million and lower end at 3085 million while the year ago reported sale was 3061.33 million.

26 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 3207.29 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 3403 million and 3037 million respectively.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 27 BMO, whereas, 30 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.21. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.28 and lower end at 1.13 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.13.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.08 reported by 30 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.08 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.19 and 0.99 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.99. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 4 analysts is at 15.25%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 18 and 13.

Valuation Ratios of Mastercard Incorporated (MA) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Mastercard Incorporated (MA). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 32.22 while the company’s industry has 31.43 P/E and the sector P/E is 2002.76. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 32.58 and low P/E is 22.4, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 69.01 and 25.1 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 25.4 for the industry and 10.28 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, MA has Beta of 1.2 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.1 and 1.29 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of MA stands at 12.09 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 23.65. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 29, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 26.35 and 14.75 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Mastercard Incorporated (MA) stands at 9.92 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 18.73 and 5.25 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 19.95 and 16.63.

Mastercard Incorporated (MA) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -1.58% and closed its last trading session at $129.72. The market capitalization of the company is at $136.03 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $132.20 on 07/27/17 and 52-week Low of $94.41 on 08/19/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 0.91% and Monthly Volatility of 1.19%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.19 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.58.