Royal London Asset Management Ltd Lowers stake in Visa Inc (V)

Visa Inc (V) : Royal London Asset Management Ltd reduced its stake in Visa Inc by 6.8% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 710,004 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $55,884,415 after selling 51,771 shares in Visa Inc , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 2, 2016.Visa Inc makes up approximately 0.89% of Royal London Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Nippon Life Insurance Co reduced its stake in V by selling 3,444 shares or 3.96% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 83,497 shares of V which is valued at $6,572,049. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.16% of Nippon Life Insurance Co’s portfolio.Hudock Capital Group boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1 additional shares and now holds a total of 315 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $24,794. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.01% of Hudock Capital Group’s portfolio. Btc Capital Management sold out all of its stake in V during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 2,834 shares of V which is valued $223,064.Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reduced its stake in V by selling 3,196 shares or 0.16% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,961,759 shares of V which is valued at $153,115,290. Visa Inc makes up approx 1.22% of Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado’s portfolio.Hermes Investment Management Ltd boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 73,200 additional shares and now holds a total of 520,386 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $41,584,045. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.81% of Hermes Investment Management Ltd’s portfolio.

Visa Inc closed down -0.19 points or -0.24% at $79.95 with 51,19,724 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $80.23, the shares hit an intraday low of $79.8 and an intraday high of $80.34 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday 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.

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