|Bid||195.40 x 800|
|Ask||195.50 x 1000|
|Day's range||193.52 - 195.84|
|52-week range||133.93 - 214.17|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.92|
|PE ratio (TTM)||35.10|
|Earnings date||21 Jul 2020 - 27 Jul 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.20 (0.61%)|
|Ex-dividend date||13 May 2020|
|1y target est||200.50|
Online sales have exploded during the coronavirus pandemic, as consumers try to stay home more. Online sales at Walmart, Target, and Best Buy in the first quarter increased by 74%, 141%, and 155%, respectively. Meanwhile, the 800-pound gorilla that is Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) continued its steady march, growing global online sales by 24% (Amazon's fiscal quarter ends a month before the other retailers mentioned).
Visa (V) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Unlike most penny stocks, these three companies are leaders in their respective industries and could provide market-beating returns for a while.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) announced today that Chris Newkirk will join the company in the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Newkirk will lead the Corporate Strategy organization to drive strategic planning for Visa overall, and in partnership with Visa’s regional teams. He will be a member of the Executive Committee and report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Al Kelly. Mr. Newkirk will begin work at Visa on June 15.
If you want to learn about what it takes to succeed as a retailer, there's no better company to study than Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST). Costco is also beloved by bargain shoppers for its low prices. The profits Costco makes from selling membership plans allow it to sell its wares only slightly above cost.
The key characteristics of companies that can stand the test of time include a long runway for growth, a dominant market position, and a large and untapped addressable market. Amazon clocked up net sales of $75.5 billion during the previous quarter, up 26.6% year over year, while generating trailing twelve-month free cash flow of $24.3 billion. Amazon's dominance should allow it to continue to grow over the long term, as more countries industrialize and more consumers switch to e-commerce.
Whether it was for the tax deduction and deferred taxable gains of a traditional IRA or the future tax-free gains of a Roth IRA (after you wait five years and reach age 59 and a half, of course), that contribution will yield rich rewards down the road. Three options that could be great for your IRA are salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), Visa (NYSE: V), and Alibaba (NYSE: BABA). For years now, cloud computing has been picking up steam and fueling "digital transformation" -- a catch-all phrase for organizations looking to update their operations for the 21st century.
On May 15, some of the world's best investors -- including the "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett himself -- had to file their quarterly 13F forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It offers a window into what top investors have been buying, selling, and leaving alone. Here are three stocks that top investors have recently been buying, and some reasons why you might want to do the same.
GoodData®, a leading global analytics company, announced today an investment and strategic partnership with Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments. The investment further bolsters Visa’s commitment to providing access to aggregated data and analytics that help Visa clients and partners understand the impact and effectiveness of the critical decisions they are making today.
The world's largest payments network is looking at bringing employees back to offices on a site-by-site basis in stages, said Kelly in a LinkedIn post on Tuesday. Rival firm American Express Co said on Monday that a majority of their employees can continue working remotely for the rest of the year, while payments technology company Square Inc offered most of its workforce the option to work from home permanently.
American Express CEO Stephen Squeri lays out his vision for how employees will return to work after COVID-19 quarantines lift.
Investors who are looking for good dividend stocks don't have to forgo the possibility of earning capital appreciation along the way. While many dividend stocks may sometimes offer mediocre returns, some have real potential. Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) is up 20% since the start of 2020, as the drug manufacturer's been a stable buy during a very volatile year thus far.
Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has joined the Facebook-backed Libra digital currency project which has faced intense scrutiny from global regulators worried its launch could erode national control over money. The entry of Temasek, which latest figures show has a portfolio value of just over S$300 billion ($210 billion), was announced by the Switzerland-based Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort, late Thursday. Temasek becomes one the project's most prominent backers after payments giants Mastercard, Visa Inc and PayPal earlier ditched the scheme.
Visa (NYSE: V) is pushing deeper into the ever-growing digital payments sphere by signing up a raft of global players in that segment to be part of its Visa Token Service. The card giant announced Wednesday that it had added 28 partners for the service, including prominent Russian internet company Yandex's Yandex.Money and other international "gateway" payment service providers. Once these partners are certified, they will be able to tokenize all transactions effected by and through their clients on Visa cards.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that 28 new partners will be joining Visa Token Service as credential-on-file (COF) token requestors. These new partners will help make digital transactions more secure by tokenizing both one-time and recurring payments made with Visa credentials. Tokenization replaces a cardholder’s 16-digit Visa account number with a token that only Visa can unlock, protecting the underlying card number from fraudsters.
AGNC Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) is a mortgage real estate investment trust (mREIT) that specializes in mortgage-backed securities guaranteed by the U.S. government. Like every other mortgage REIT over the past couple months, AGNC has taken its lumps as margin calls have forced it to deleverage.
The Visa Foundation today announced its approval of $2 million in COVID-19 relief grants for organizations in the U.S. and Canada.
In this episode of Motley Fool Money, Chris Hill chats with Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser, Andy Cross, and Aaron Bush about the latest news from Wall Street and they go through some earnings reports from a variety of industries. To catch full episodes of all The Motley Fool's free podcasts, check out our podcast center. Chris Hill: We're going to begin, once again, with the big macro.
Investing in stocks by itself is risky, but stocks can also make you filthy rich if you can cherry-pick the right ones and own them for long periods of time. When it comes to risk, stocks in defensive sectors, with strong competitive advantages, financial fortitude, and a commitment to shareholders, stand a better chance to survive a downturn. Water is a necessity, and that's exactly what makes American States Water (NYSE: AWR) a no-brainer low-risk stock.
Since the legendary investor took the helm of Berkshire in 1965, it has generated compounded annual gains of more than 20%, and by the end of 2019, it had increased in value by a massive 2,744,062%. The payments leader accounted for 53% of U.S. credit card network purchase volume, amounting to nearly $2 trillion in payments processed in 2018 -- dwarfing its three largest rivals combined.
Shares of Eros International (NYSE: EROS) were climbing higher on Friday after announcing a new partnership with Visa (NYSE: V) in India, strengthening its leadership position in the country. The Visa partnership is the only news specific to Eros explaining the stock's move. Eros International offers a top streaming service in India called Eros Now.