Mastercard (NYSE:MA): Buy Rating was Kept by Equity Research Analysts at Buckingham; with Target of $222.

June 27, 2018 - By Gregory Tomko

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q1 2018. It has change of 0.05, from 2017Q4’s 0.91. The ratio worsened due to Mastercard Incorporated positioning: 47 sold and 533 reduced. 121 funds bought stakes and 378 increased stakes. Investors holded 764.78 million in 2017Q4 but now own 750.68 million shares or 1.84% less.

Roosevelt Invest accumulated 86,416 shs. Suntrust Banks invested 0.06% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Hartwell J M Limited Partnership holds 4.41% or 134,345 shs in its capital. Amarillo Bank holds 1.07% or 11,579 shs in its capital. Fulton Savings Bank Na has invested 0.14% of its capital in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Cornerstone Advsrs stated it has 53,000 shs or 1.1% of all its holdings. King Wealth owns 2,992 shs for 0.19% of their capital. Triple Frond Prns Llc stated it has 186,000 shs or 3.66% of all its holdings. Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd accumulated 329,380 shs. Clal Ins Enter Hldgs Limited holds 422,618 shs. Adams Diversified Equity Fund owns 147,700 shs. Temasek (Private) invested in 1.2% or 1.25 million shs. Spectrum Asset Mgmt (Nb Ca) has invested 0.95% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Patten & Patten Tn reported 0.13% stake. Harris Assoc Ltd Partnership owns 3.29% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 11.26 million shs.

Mastercard Incorporated had 8 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since January 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $59.23 million. Another trade for 5,950 shs valued at $1.09M was made by CARLUCCI DAVID R on Friday, March 9. $866,104 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by Haythornthwaite Richard. Vosburg Craig sold $3.25M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 17,496 shs on Thursday, May 3. On Monday, March 19 Shares for $5.53 million were sold by Murphy Timothy H. On Monday, April 30 $741,960 worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by Fraccaro Michael. McLaughlin Edward Grunde had sold 17,167 shs worth $2.61M on Tuesday, January 2.

Reiterated Mastercard (NYSE:MA) Rating.

In an analyst note issued by Buckingham’s research analysts, Mastercard (NYSE:MA) had it’s stock Rating kept to Buy. On Tuesday morning it has $222 or 12.74 % PT that would indicate a potential upside move.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) Ratings Coverage

In total 26 analysts cover Mastercard (NYSE:MA). “Buy” rating has 24, “Sell” are 0, while 2 are “Hold”. 92% are bullish. 42 are the (NYSE:MA)’s analyst reports since December 28, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Outperform” rating given by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, January 30 the rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, February 2 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research. On Thursday, May 3 the company was maintained by Morgan Stanley. In Tuesday, January 9 report Stephens maintained it with “Buy” rating and $178.0 target. On Thursday, February 1 the stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, January 4 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, December 28 the firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given. On Tuesday, June 26 the company was maintained by Buckingham Research.

Ticker’s shares touched $196.91 during the last trading session after 0.23% change.Currently Mastercard Incorporated is uptrending after 56.80% change in last June 27, 2017. MA has 1.15M shares volume. MA outperformed the S&P 500 by 44.23%.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA)’s earnings report is anticipated on July, 26., according to Faxor. Analysts forecast $1.54 earnings per share. That’s $0.44 up or 40.00 % from 2017’s earnings of $1.1. The profit will be $1.61B for MA if $1.54 earnings per share becomes true. Last quarter $1.50 earnings per share was reported. Analysts sees 2.67 % EPS growth this quarter.

Mastercard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related services and products in the United States and internationally.The firm is valued at $205.57 billion. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related services and products.48.56 is the P/E ratio. The firm also offers value-added services, such as safety and security products, loyalty and reward programs, information and consulting services, issuer and acquirer processing solutions, and payment and mobile gateways.

More recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were brought out by Fool.com, Seekingalpha.com and 247Wallst.com. The first one has “Better Buy: Square Inc. vs. Mastercard” as a title and was brought out on June 26, 2018. The next is “PayPal introduces debit card for Venmo mobile app: Reuters” on June 25, 2018. And last was brought out on June 26, 2018, called “Will Amazon Deal Drive American Express Volume Past Mastercard?”.

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