Visa Inc. [NYSE: V] closed the trading session at $227.30 on 05/28/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $227.148, while the highest price level was $229.43. The company report on May 26, 2021 that Visa Unlocks Digital-First Banking and Payment Experiences for Clients.
With the global expansion of Visa Fintech Partner Connect, financial institutions of all sizes can access a set of Visa-certified financial technology providers.
Visa (NYSE:V), the world’s leader in digital payments, announced the expansion of Visa Fintech Partner Connect—a program designed to help financial institutions quickly connect with a vetted and curated set of technology providers. By streamlining the discovery process, Fintech Partner Connect can help Visa’s issuing partners create digital-first experiences without the cost and complexity of building the back-end technology in-house. Initially launched in Europe, Visa Fintech Partner Connect is now available to clients in the U.S and in markets across Asia Pacific, Central Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 3.92 percent and weekly performance of 0.23 percent. The stock has been moved at 7.78 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -4.04 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 4.93 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 7.99M shares, V reached to a volume of 5770896 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say 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 $265.48 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.
Daiwa Securities have made an estimate for Visa Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on May 18, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Bernstein raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on January 27, 2021, representing the official price target for Visa Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $210, while KeyBanc Capital Markets analysts kept a Sector Weight rating on V stock. On January 13, 2021, analysts increased their price target for V shares from 195 to 250.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Visa Inc. is set at 3.45, with the Price to Sales ratio for V stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 22.66. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 13.13, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.72. Price to Free Cash Flow for V in the course of the last twelve months was 56.50 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.10.
V stock trade performance evaluation
Visa Inc. [V] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.23. With this latest performance, V shares dropped by -4.04% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.78% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 16.42% 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 51.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.61, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.75 for Visa Inc. [V]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 223.45, while it was recorded at 227.91 for the last single week of trading, and 210.72 for the last 200 days.
Visa Inc. [V]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Visa Inc. [V] shares currently have an operating margin of +64.58 and a Gross Margin at +75.84. Visa Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +47.95.
Return on Total Capital for V is now 25.14, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 19.19. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 29.55, with Return on Assets sitting at 13.65. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Visa Inc. [V] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 68.05. Additionally, V Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 40.49, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.45. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 69.18, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 35.39.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Visa Inc. [V] managed to generate an average of $510,976 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.78 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.28.Visa Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.10 and a Current Ratio set at 2.10.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Visa Inc. [V] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Visa Inc. posted 1.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.03/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.90%. 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 17.50%.
Visa Inc. [V]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $364,700 million, or 97.30% of V stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of V stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 143,126,627, which is approximately -0.67% of the company’s market cap and around 0.12% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 126,470,730 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $28.75 billion in V stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $19.1 billion in V stock with ownership of nearly 7.739% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Visa Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,593 institutional holders increased their position in Visa Inc. [NYSE:V] by around 69,422,471 shares. Additionally, 1,249 investors decreased positions by around 51,313,241 shares, while 308 investors held positions by with 1,483,750,493 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,604,486,205 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. V stock had 153 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,473,501 shares, while 129 institutional investors sold positions of 2,488,444 shares during the same period.