Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:
Mastercard Incorporated (MA) reported sales (ttm) of 11.94 Billion, whereas, 28 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 3256.84 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 3449 million and lower end at 3037 million while the year ago reported sale was 3126.42 million.
23 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 29, 2018- Feb 2, 2018, analysts estimated mean sale target of 3155.52 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 3280.19 million and 3013 million respectively.
Mastercard Incorporated (MA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 31 BMO at 1.34, whereas, 33 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.12. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.24 and lower end at 1 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 1.01.
The company has mean EPS estimate of 1.2 reported by 30 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Dec2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.2 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.29 and 1.1 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.16. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 5 analysts is at 17.83%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 19.2 and 15.
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 34.91 while the company’s industry has 32.57 P/E and the sector P/E is 17.6. 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 62.34 and 24.84 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 21.51 for the industry and 9.92 for the Sector.
Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, MA has Beta of 1.22 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.08 and 1.31 respectively.
Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 13.27 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 24.63. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 31.48, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 27.07 and 14.52 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 the company stands at 9.92 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 18.75 and 5.15 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 surged 0.17% and closed its last trading session at $149.69. The market capitalization of the company is at $158.48 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $152.00 on 10/31/17 and 52-week Low of $99.51 on 12/01/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.12% and Monthly Volatility of 1.25%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.22 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.84.