Impact of Brokerage Rating on Mastercard Incorporated(MA)

Many Mastercard Incorporated(MA) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Mastercard Inc was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 1, 2017 to Top Pick, Lowers Price Target to $ 125 from a previous price target of $130 .Company shares were Upgraded by Wedbush on Jan 20, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 126 from a previous price target of $99 .Company shares were Upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 5, 2017 to Top Pick, Raises Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $115 .Mastercard Inc was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Dec 15, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, Foundation Mastercard (10% owner) sold 136,690 shares at 107.62 per share price.On Feb 2, 2017, Robert Reeg (Pres, Mastercard Technologies) sold 6,487 shares at 105.17 per share price.On Jan 26, 2017, Ann Cairns (President, Intl Markets) sold 58,420 shares at 110.00 per share price.

Mastercard Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.85. The company had revenue of $2756.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2787.81 million. The companys revenue was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.79 EPS.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.61 by 22 Brokerage Firm. 14 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 2 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 6 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): According to 17 Analysts, The short term target price has been estimated at $ 121.The target price could deviate by a maximum of $8.03 from the forecast price. In the near term, the target price could hit a high of $130 and a low of $ 99.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) rose 0.55% or 0.6 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $108.01 the stock was seen hitting $109.21 as a peak level and $107.76 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $108.88. The daily volume was measured at 2,336,826 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $111.07 and the 52-week low is $84.59. The company has a market cap of $117,449 million.

MASTERCARD INCORPORATED advances global commerce by providing a critical economic link among financial institutions, businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide. As a franchisor, processor and advisor, MasterCard develops and markets payment solutions and provides industry-leading analysis and consulting services to financial institution customers and merchants. Its family of brands include MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus.


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