Visa Inc (V) : Butensky Cohen Financial Security Inc reduced its stake in Visa Inc by 1.48% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 23,958 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $1,881,422 after selling 359 shares in Visa Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 25, 2016.Visa Inc makes up approximately 1.83% of Butensky Cohen Financial Security Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Atalanta Sosnoff Capital boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 258,255 additional shares and now holds a total of 654,942 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $51,432,595. Visa Inc makes up approx 1.67% of Atalanta Sosnoff Capital’s portfolio.United Bank reduced its stake in V by selling 1,773 shares or 29.2% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 4,299 shares of V which is valued at $343,533. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.15% of United Bank’s portfolio.Mechanics Bank Trust Department boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,460 additional shares and now holds a total of 33,559 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $2,663,242. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.96% of Mechanics Bank Trust Department’s portfolio.Private Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in V by selling 8,525 shares or 16.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 44,305 shares of V which is valued at $3,469,525. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.52% of Private Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.Patton Albertson Miller Group reduced its stake in V by selling 2,886 shares or 12.2% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 20,765 shares of V which is valued at $1,608,457. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.71% of Patton Albertson Miller Group’s portfolio.
Visa Inc closed down -1.14 points or -1.44% at $78.05 with 77,77,737 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $79.24, the shares hit an intraday low of $78 and an intraday high of $79.35 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Visa Inc reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.66. The company had revenue of $3626.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3600.06 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 19, 2016, Visa Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.1400. The company’s management has announced Aug 17, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 19, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 6, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Visa Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Jul 22, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 91 from a previous price target of $86 .JP Morgan Resumed Visa Inc on Jun 6, 2016 to “Overweight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $88.
Visa Inc. is a payments technology company. The Company is engaged in operating a processing network VisaNet which facilitates authorization clearing and settlement of payment transactions across the world. The Company provides its services to consumers businesses financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories for electronic payments. The Company offers fraud protection for account holders and rapid payment for merchants. The Company provides a variety of payment solutions that support payment products that issuers can offer to their account holders such as pay now with debit pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. The Company offers a suite of digital eCommerce and mobile products and services.