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Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 193609.69. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Visa Inc. is 82.78 (with a change from open of 0.39%), this in conjunction with a target price of 91.48. Volume today has so far reached 2632203, with an average volume of about 9031.92. The GAP for this stock, is 0.46%.

The P/E ratio is 40.59, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 24.7. The current EPS for Visa Inc., is 2.02, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 19.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 6.41%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Visa Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 19.07% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 16.07%. Quarter over quarter is -75.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 3.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 30.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 11.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.06% and institutional ownership is 93.40%. Shares outstanding is 2359.08, while shares float is at a value of 1880.26. Float short for Visa Inc. is 2.77% and the short ratio is 5.77.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.48, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.48. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.8. The most recent gross margin is and their operating margin is 52.40%. The profit margin is 38.60%.

Visa Inc. has seen returns on assets of 10.50%, and on investment, 21.40%. Return on equity is 18.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.53. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 13.45, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.94 and Price/cash is 22.12, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 63.83.

The simple moving averages are 3.56% and 7.93% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.02% and the 52 week low is 25.88%.

Visa Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.68%, with a current price of 82.78. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 23.40%. This is in an industry, Credit Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Visa Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Credit Services industry means that Visa Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.91%, with performance for the month coming to 1.52%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 6.78%, and for the half year the performance is 16.50%. Volatility for this week is 1.31% and for the month this is 1.05%.

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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