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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) which is in the industry Credit Services, gaining 0.39% today. In the last week its performance is 0.95%, and 14.27% for the past quarter. Currently, Mastercard Incorporated, MA has a target price of 111.33, so today’s gain of 0.39% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.

Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), has a market cap of 113443.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 10.70%, and institutional ownership is 78.20%.

At the current price of 102.65, it has a dividend yield of 0.74%, and its target price is 111.33. This is with a profit margin of 37.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.57. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has a P/E of 30.16, as well as a forward P/E of 24.42.

With a current EPS of 3.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.56%,Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 18.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 15.25%.

Performance for the year is 7.99%. Since its IPO date on 5/25/2006, the total performance to date is 6.29%.

Volume today for Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), is 2376500, while its average volume is 3578.13. Whilst the total gain today was 0.39%, it did have a day high of -0.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.18%, and 1.22% for the month. The 52-week low for Mastercard Incorporated, MA has been 31.52%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.81%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 42.30%, and its return on assets is 24.20%. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has an operating margin of 51.10%. With a sales growth of 12.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Mastercard Incorporated, MA is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.57, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Mastercard Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.98, and the P/S is 11.14, along with a P/B of 19.3. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 15.37.

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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