Analysts See $0.97 EPS for Visa Inc. (V)

January 19, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

 Analysts See $0.97 EPS for Visa Inc. (V)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold Visa Inc. shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bsw Wealth Prtn reported 2,195 shares stake. Spc holds 0.21% or 8,030 shares in its portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt Inc reported 191,623 shares. Blair William Il owns 2.94M shares or 2.32% of their US portfolio. Spinnaker Tru invested in 0.43% or 33,025 shares. Old National Fincl Bank In holds 262,141 shares. 3.23M are owned by Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability Corp. Fil reported 245,151 shares. Harvey Limited Liability Corp invested in 2,666 shares. Psagot Inv House owns 26,410 shares. Curbstone Financial Management reported 0.19% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Moreover, Patten And Patten Tn has 1.21% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 109,125 shares. 205,200 are held by Martin Currie Limited. M&R Cap Management Inc holds 104,468 shares or 2.65% of its portfolio. Howe & Rusling Inc owns 0.16% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 8,127 shares.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.43 million activity. MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W had sold 6,220 shares worth $707,561. Another trade for 10,400 shares valued at $1.07M was sold by CRANSTON MARY B.

Analysts expect Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) to report $0.97 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 12.79 % from last quarter’s $0.86 EPS. V’s profit would be $2.20 billion giving it 31.73 P/E if the $0.97 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, Visa Inc.’s analysts see 7.78 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.93% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $123.11. About 8.66M shares traded or 11.95% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Ratings Coverage

Among 40 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Visa Inc. had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, October 3. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $126 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Friday, July 21. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, September 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Vetr. The firm has “Buy” rating by Instinet given on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by UBS. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 10.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $278.99 billion. The firm facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It has a 43.97 P/E ratio. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Visa Won’t Require Signatures, a Move Wal-Mart Long Sought” on January 12, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Visa Inc. vs. Square” published on January 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is Visa The Best Company Ever?” on January 09, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “AustralianSuper Pty Ltd Buys Microsoft Corp, Visa Inc, Facebook Inc, Sells …” published on January 18, 2018 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Why Visa Inc Stock Is Charged Up Heading Into Earnings” with publication date: January 18, 2018.

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