Mastercard Incorporated [MA] stock Initiated by TD Cowen analyst, price target now $545

Mastercard Incorporated [NYSE: MA] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.18% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -0.31%.

Over the last 12 months, MA stock rose by 28.61%. The one-year Mastercard Incorporated stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.8. The average equity rating for MA stock is currently 1.40, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

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The market cap for the stock reached $436.88 billion, with 927.00 million shares outstanding and 826.61 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.43M shares, MA stock reached a trading volume of 2299045 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on 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 $513.51 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 1.40. 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.

TD Cowen have made an estimate for Mastercard Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on Apr-12-24. The new note on the price target was released on January 11, 2024, representing the official price target for Mastercard Incorporated stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Mastercard Incorporated is set at 6.86, with the Price to Sales ratio for MA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 17.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 63.13, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 9.84. Price to Free Cash Flow for MA in the course of the last twelve months was 38.55 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.17.

MA Stock Performance Analysis:

Mastercard Incorporated [MA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.31. With this latest performance, MA shares dropped by -0.96% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 16.97% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 28.61% 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 44.05, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.35, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.32 for Mastercard Incorporated [MA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 470.93, while it was recorded at 473.13 for the last single week of trading, and 421.49 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Mastercard Incorporated Fundamentals:

Mastercard Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.17 and a Current Ratio set at 1.17.

MA Stock EPS

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 19.37%.

Mastercard Incorporated [MA] Institutonal Ownership Details

The top three institutional holders of MA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.32 billion shares, which is approximately 8.4983%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $200.69 billion in MA stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $174.35 billion in MA stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8386%.

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