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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Visa Inc., V

Visa Inc., V is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Credit Services in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Visa Inc., V  has a market cap of 197225.51. Since its IPO date on the 3/19/2008, Visa Inc., V performance year to date is 6.18%. Today Visa Inc., V has gained -1.30%, with a current price of 81.89.

Ownership of the company is 0.06% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 93.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 23.40%. Return of assets are at 10.50%, with return on investment at 21.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Visa Inc., V is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.48. While Total debt/equity is 0.48. With a profit margin of 38.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 52.40%. Visa Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.8.

For the last year Visa Inc., V has seen a EPS growth of 19.50%. A performance for the year of 17.82%. The 52-week high is -2.08%, and the 52-week low is 24.53%. The average volume for Visa Inc., V is 8440800.

With a target price of 91.48, can Visa Inc., V reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Visa Inc., V. Visa Inc. has a P/E of 40.5 and a forward P/E of 24.65. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.52. Visa Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 13.7 and 5.93 respectively. For P/cash, Visa Inc. has a value of 22.53, while it is 65.03 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 81.89, Visa Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.68%. We see a return on equity of 18.30%.

Looking more long-term Visa Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 16.07%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.07% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 19.50% for this year and for the last five years a 30.70% growth has been seen.

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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