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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 177699.42. Since its IPO date on the 3/19/2008, Visa Inc., V performance year to date is -1.09%. Today Visa Inc., V has gained 0.65%, with a current price of 76.92.

Ownership of the company is 0.06% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 93.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 18.40%. Return of assets are at 14.50%, 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 0.54. While Total debt/equity is 0.54. With a profit margin of 47.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 65.70%. Visa Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4.7, while the quick ratio is 4.7.

For the last year Visa Inc., V has seen a EPS growth of 19.50%. A performance for the year of 14.80%. The 52-week high is -5.86%, and the 52-week low is 28.91%. The average volume for Visa Inc., V is 5520.

With a target price of 88.43, can Visa Inc., V reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Visa Inc., V. Visa Inc. has a P/E of 29.72 and a forward P/E of 23.28. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.9. Visa Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 12.44 and 6.27 respectively. For P/cash, Visa Inc. has a value of 8.93, while it is 35.97 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 76.92, Visa Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.73%. We see a return on equity of 23.40%.

Looking more long-term Visa Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 15.61%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 18.14% 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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