|Bid||323.65 x 1400|
|Ask||323.50 x 900|
|Day's range||321.66 - 327.09|
|52-week range||197.66 - 327.09|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.03|
|PE ratio (TTM)||48.14|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.60 (0.49%)|
|Ex-dividend date||07 Jan 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
Mastercard's (MA) Q4 earnings are likely to have benefited from higher switched transactions, increase in cross-border volume and gross dollar volume, and gains from acquisitions.
MasterCard (MA) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
Ant would prefer we call it a “techfin” firm as its growing clout in Chinese financial services has landed it under the nose of cautious regulators of that industry — one of the reasons its IPO has been delayed for years. Ant dominates mobile payments in China, where scanning QR codes to pay for everything from a bowl of noodles to bike-shares to movie tickets is the norm. Its app includes one of the world's largest money market funds.
MasterCard (MA) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Buoyancy in online sales and strong business fundamentals fuel the rally in the payment stocks, which is likely to sustain going forward.
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Omnicom (OMC) remains focused on organic growth through service enhancement, hiring and retention of quality talent and improvement in operational efficiency.
The recent acquisition of Discovery Benefits boosts WEX's position as a technology platform in the healthcare space and enhances its employee benefits platform.
Growth in online sales which involves use of digital online, debit and credit cards, contactless, mobile and other new-age payment methods, make these payment stocks attractive.