Visa Inc. [NYSE: V] gained 1.56% or 3.07 points to close at $200.32 with a heavy trading volume of 5560079 shares.
It opened the trading session at $200.63, the shares rose to $201.72 and dropped to $199.83, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for V points out that the company has recorded 20.99% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -49.57% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 8.05M shares, V reached to a volume of 5560079 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Visa Inc. [V]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for V shares is $223.52 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on V stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Mizuho have made an estimate for Visa Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Daiwa Securities raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on July 21, 2020, representing the official price target for Visa Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $223, while Goldman analysts kept a Buy rating on V stock. On June 23, 2020, analysts increased their price target for V shares from 190 to 202.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Visa Inc. is set at 4.73, with the Price to Sales ratio for V stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 18.46. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 13.12, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 7.89. Price to Free Cash Flow for V in the course of the last twelve months was 46.93 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.60.
Trading performance analysis for V stock
Visa Inc. [V] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.45. With this latest performance, V shares dropped by -5.08% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 20.99% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 15.13% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for V stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.21, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 47.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.98 for Visa Inc. [V]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 201.11, while it was recorded at 197.80 for the last single week of trading, and 190.01 for the last 200 days.
Visa Inc. [V]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Visa Inc. [V] shares currently have an operating margin of +67.03 and a Gross Margin at +79.02. Visa Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +50.70.
Return on Total Capital for V is now 30.18, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 22.83. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 33.92, with Return on Assets sitting at 16.43. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Visa Inc. [V] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 48.23. Additionally, V Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.54, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 23.05. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 57.25, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 32.54.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Visa Inc. [V] managed to generate an average of $597,436 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.16 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.32.Visa Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.60 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
Visa Inc. [V]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Visa Inc. posted 1.47/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.43/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for V. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Visa Inc. go to 8.78%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Visa Inc. [V]
There are presently around $319,861 million, or 96.60% of V stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of V stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 147,219,771, which is approximately -3.084% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 126,278,384 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $25.3 billion in V stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $15.78 billion in V stock with ownership of nearly -6.455% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Visa Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,448 institutional holders increased their position in Visa Inc. [NYSE:V] by around 54,244,820 shares. Additionally, 1,129 investors decreased positions by around 72,908,407 shares, while 260 investors held positions by with 1,469,599,017 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,596,752,244 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. V stock had 190 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,426,180 shares, while 107 institutional investors sold positions of 3,394,372 shares during the same period.