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Morning Recap: Visa Inc., (V)

Friday February 24th 2017: 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 223.01 B. Since its IPO date on the 3/19/2008, Visa Inc., V performance year to date is 22.97%. Today Visa Inc., V has gained 0.52%, with a current price of 96.44.

Ownership of the company is 0.06% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 95.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 30.40%. Return of assets are at 7.40%, with return on investment at 13.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Visa Inc., V is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.56. While Total debt/equity is 0.63. With a profit margin of 27.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 53.20%. Visa Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Visa Inc., V has seen a EPS growth of -19.60%. A performance for the year of 23.86%. The 52-week high is -0.22%, and the 52-week low is 28.30%. The average volume for Visa Inc., V is 240915.

With a target price of 103.29, can Visa Inc., V reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Visa Inc., V. Visa Inc. has a P/E of 57.41 and a forward P/E of 24.37. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.37. Visa Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 13.25 and 8.83 respectively. For P/cash, Visa Inc. has a value of 28.15, while it is 61.95 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 96.44, Visa Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.69%. We see a return on equity of 16.90%.

Looking more long-term Visa Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 17.03%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 17.00% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -19.60% for this year and for the last five years a 9.90% growth has been seen.

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