Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) is expected to pay $0.19 on Nov 9, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.76. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 5, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Mastercard Incorporated’s current price of $101.88, the dividend is 0.19%. This dividend’s record date is Oct 10, 2016 and the announcement date is Sep 27, 2016. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.11 during the last trading session, hitting $101.88. Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has risen 13.07% since March 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.83% the S&P500.
MasterCard Incorporated is a technology firm that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses across the world. The company has a market cap of $113.13 billion. The Firm operates through payment solutions segment. It has a 29.93 P/E ratio. The Firm allows user to make payments by a range of payment solutions and services using various brands, which include MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.16, from 1.05 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 65 funds sold all Mastercard Inc shares owned while 451 reduced positions. 86 funds bought stakes while 375 increased positions. They now own 800.46 million shares or 4.95% less from 842.14 million shares in 2016Q1.
Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd last reported 0.1% of its portfolio in the stock. The Michigan-based Jlb & has invested 3.37% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). The Florida-based Raymond James & Assocs has invested 0.06% in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Vantage Advsr Limited Liability reported 107 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Archon Prtnrs Ltd accumulated 1.73% or 72,000 shares. Natl Bank Of The West holds 7,206 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Pathstone Family Office Ltd Llc has 200 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. Waddell And Reed Finance Inc holds 1.12% or 6.04 million shares in its portfolio. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 91,825 shares for 0.36% of their US portfolio. Banced Corporation has invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Calvert Inc has 163,619 shares for 0.75% of their US portfolio. Pension Service holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 573,420 shares. Wright Investors Service Inc owns 7,170 shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Com last reported 0.26% of its portfolio in the stock. Principal Fin Group holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 2.08M shares.
Insider Transactions: Since April 15, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 15 sales for $92.18 million net activity. Shares for $16.99M were sold by BANGA AJAY. Reeg Robert sold $568,715 worth of stock. MasterCard Foundation had sold 84,000 shares worth $8.00 million. HUNDMEJEAN MARTINA also sold $9.13 million worth of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) on Monday, August 8. Flood Gary J sold $9.38 million worth of stock. 5,784 Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $561,048 were sold by Garrow Ronald E. Barzi Silvio had sold 9,600 shares worth $926,071 on Wednesday, August 10.
Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) Ratings Coverage
Out of 15 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 10 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated has been the topic of 27 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Citigroup maintained Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) rating on Friday, September 11. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $105 price target. As per Thursday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 14 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, April 29 by Wedbush. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, December 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Cowen & Co. On Monday, August 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating given by Compass Point on Friday, April 15.
Another recent and important Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) news was published by Etfdailynews.com which published an article titled: “Mastercard Partners with Stripe for Instant Payments” on September 20, 2016.
MA Company Profile
MasterCard Incorporated, incorporated on May 9, 2001, is a technology firm that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses across the world. The Firm operates through payment solutions segment. The Firm allows user to make payments by a range of payment solutions and services using its brands, which include MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus. The Company’s offerings include loyalty and reward programs, information services and consulting.
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