Market Analysts see Mastercard Incorporated [MA] gaining to $460. Time to buy?


Mastercard Incorporated [NYSE: MA] traded at a low on 06/16/22, posting a -5.10 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $308.78. The company report on June 16, 2022 that Mastercard Advances Social and Environmental Commitments, Outlining Progress in Annual Sustainability and DEI Reports.

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With a goal to bring 1 billion people into the digital economy by 2025, the company reached more than 675 million individuals by the end of 2021, adding 25 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) since 2020.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 4522108 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Mastercard Incorporated stands at 3.12% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.72%.

The market cap for MA stock reached $313.12 billion, with 977.00 million shares outstanding and 859.07 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.44M shares, MA reached a trading volume of 4522108 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Mastercard Incorporated [MA]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MA shares is $431.81 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MA 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.

Goldman have made an estimate for Mastercard Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 18, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler dropped their target price from $360 to $357. The new note on the price target was released on April 29, 2022, representing the official price target for Mastercard Incorporated stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $448, while UBS analysts kept a Buy rating on MA stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Mastercard Incorporated is set at 11.39, with the Price to Sales ratio for MA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 15.74. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 42.89, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 7.23. Price to Free Cash Flow for MA in the course of the last twelve months was 41.68 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

How has MA stock performed recently?

Mastercard Incorporated [MA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -11.52. With this latest performance, MA shares dropped by -8.88% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.85% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -15.93% 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 MA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 32.25, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 25.51, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 36.65 for Mastercard Incorporated [MA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 347.62, while it was recorded at 322.16 for the last single week of trading, and 350.96 for the last 200 days.

Mastercard Incorporated [MA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Mastercard Incorporated [MA] shares currently have an operating margin of +53.94. Mastercard Incorporated’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +46.00.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 126.79, with Return on Assets sitting at 24.38.

Mastercard Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Earnings analysis for Mastercard Incorporated [MA]

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 MA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Mastercard Incorporated go to 23.27%.

Insider trade positions for Mastercard Incorporated [MA]

There are presently around $240,306 million, or 78.10% of MA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 76,021,301, which is approximately 8.365% of the company’s market cap and around 10.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 65,371,984 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $21.27 billion in MA stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $11.35 billion in MA stock with ownership of nearly -1.812% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Mastercard Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,246 institutional holders increased their position in Mastercard Incorporated [NYSE:MA] by around 42,435,283 shares. Additionally, 1,196 investors decreased positions by around 46,535,140 shares, while 341 investors held positions by with 649,547,903 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 738,518,326 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MA stock had 158 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,016,691 shares, while 164 institutional investors sold positions of 6,388,404 shares during the same period.