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Visa Inc. (V), valued at $128.95B, opened at $199.93.
Looking at today’s trading action, the company’s one day range from $199.93 to $205.13 and has traded between $146.10 and $206.49 over the past 12 months.
V shares are currently priced at 22.91x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s 15.55x forward p/e ratio.
The company pays shareholders $1.60 per share annually in dividends, yielding 0.80%.
Consensus earnings for the current quarter by the 30 sell-side analysts covering the stock is an estimate of $2.16 per share, which would be $0.23 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.03 sequential decrease. In looking at the bigger picture, the full-year EPS estimate of $8.88 would be a $1.29 better when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is based on a consensus revenue forecast of the current quarter of $3.13 Billion. If realized, that would be a 9.82% increase over the year-ago quarter.
In terms of ratings, Argus downgraded V from Buy to Hold (Mar 1, 2013). Previously, UBS upgraded V from Sell to Neutral.
Investors should keep in mind is that the average price target is $221.43, which is 10.75% above where the stock opened this morning.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), a payments technology company, engages in the operation of retail electronic payments network worldwide. It facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities.
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