Visa Inc (V) : Legal General Group Plc reduced its stake in Visa Inc by 2.19% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 8,253,237 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $677,095,563 after selling 184,697 shares in Visa Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 12, 2016.Visa Inc makes up approximately 0.70% of Legal General Group Plc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Patten Patten Inctn reduced its stake in V by selling 291 shares or 0.35% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 82,352 shares of V which is valued at $6,756,158. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.88% of Patten Patten Inctn’s portfolio.Carroll Financial Associates boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 160 additional shares and now holds a total of 10,204 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $848,156. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.13% of Carroll Financial Associates’s portfolio.Searle boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 18,690 additional shares and now holds a total of 22,790 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $1,894,305. Visa Inc makes up approx 1.65% of Searle’s portfolio.Advisory Services Network boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,402 additional shares and now holds a total of 16,168 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $1,340,004. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.26% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,910 additional shares and now holds a total of 7,574 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $631,293. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.15% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.
Visa Inc closed down -1.08 points or -1.30% at $82.04 with 62,27,356 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $82.68, the shares hit an intraday low of $81.57 and an intraday high of $82.79 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday 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.
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 .
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.