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Is Visa Inc.(NYSE: V), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/19/2008. Visa Inc. is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Visa Inc., is 9050.91, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 3/19/2008 is 0.28%.

To help you determine whether Visa Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 30.14 and forward P/E is 23.61. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Visa Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.93. P/S ratio is 12.62 and the P/B ratio is 6.36. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.05 and 36.47 respectively.

At the current price Visa Inc. is trading at, 77.48 (0.00% today), Visa Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.72%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 18.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.57, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 18.14% after growing 19.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -6.00%, and 6.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2325.3, and the number of shares float is 1902.97. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.06%, and institutional ownership is at 93.50%. The float short is 2.40%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.06. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.50%, and also a return on investment of 21.40%.

The ability for Visa Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4.7, and quick ratio is 4.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.54 and total debt/equity is 0.54. In terms of margins, Visa Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 65.70%, and Visa Inc. has a profit margin of 47.90%.

The 52 week high is -5.18%, with 29.85% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.20% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.18%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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