Amid the topmost stocks in today’s market is MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). MasterCard Incorporated had a market cap of 111008.27, indicating that it has a good hold on the market value of the shares outstanding. The current market cap of MasterCard Incorporated exhibits the basic determinant of asset allocation and risk-return parameters for its stocks.
The P/E of MasterCard Incorporated is currently valued at 30.42 allowing its investors to analyze the company’s stock valuation and its shares relative to the income of the company that it makes. With the constructive P/E value of MasterCard Incorporated, the investors are able to forecast the positive earnings growth of the company.
The forward P/E of MasterCard Incorporated is at 25.36 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. Investors will be getting a good grip in comparing the current earnings of the company to estimated future earnings.
With its low price-to-sales ratio of 11.6, the company is evidently a better investment since the investors are paying a lower amount for each unit of sales. However, the company sales do not necessarily expose the entire picture, as it might be unprofitable with a low P/S ratio.
The price-to-book ratio of 17.81 for MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) implies that investors are highly hopeful for the organization to create more value from the given set of assets. The market value of the firm’s assets are considerably higher in contrast to their accounting value. The current P/B amount of MasterCard Incorporated best indicates the value approach in differentiating good from the bad. The ratio also provides a clue to how much investors are paying for what would be left if the company went bankrupt immediately.
The target payout ratio for MasterCard Incorporated is currently measuring at 19.70%, outlining what size the company’s dividends should be. It also demonstrates a stable dividend policy for MasterCard Incorporated connected to the long-run, with viable earnings.
The EPS for MasterCard Incorporated is valued at 3.25 with an EPS growth this year at 20.70%. The company’s EPS growth for the following year is valued at 16.29%, indicating an EPS value of 22.50% for the past 5 years, and an EPS value of 15.80% for the coming five years.
MasterCard Incorporated’s sales for the past 5 years rolls at 13.20%, exhibiting an EPS growth from quarter-to-quarter at -2.30%. The sales growth of the company is 1.60% at the moment, indicating the average sales volume of the company’s products and services that have typically improved year-to-year.
Company’s existing stock price is at 98.24 with a change in price of -0.64%. As of now, the target price for the company is measuring at 111.76. MasterCard Incorporated’s ROA is rolling at 24.80%, following the ROI of 44.00%. Quick and current ratio is valued at 1.6 and 1.6 respectively.