Mastercard is a leading global payments solutions company facilitating electronic funds transactions throughout the world. The company engages in authorizing, clearing and settling payment transactions and delivering related products and services.

Mastercard caters to the needs of diversified customers ranging from individual consumers, merchants to governments, public sector and businesses, etc. Mastercard also provides customized business payment solutions for corporations by tailoring its core products for various corporate applications.

In addition, the company also provides other value-added services such as information and analytics services, consulting, loyalty and reward points, etc. Mastercard has a presence in more than 210 countries and territories facilitating both domestic and cross-border transactions across multiple payments flows.

Key Investment Data

  • Ticker: nyse:ma
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Market Cap: 412.46B
  • Market Cap Group: Mega Cap
  • P/E: 35.27
  • Dividend Yield: 0.60%


The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
V NYSE:V Visa 534.51 29.66 0.78 NO 1 7 32
MA NYSE:MA Master Card 412.46 35.27 0.60 NO 1 7 32
AXP NYSE:AXP American Express 174.34 19.97 1.16 NO 1 7 32
WU NYSE:WU The Western Union Company 4.22 7.37 7.54 NO 1 7 32

Master Card - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Master Card?

The stock ticker for Master Card is NYSE:MA.

Is Master Card a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how NYSE:MA can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 6/10 and dividend growth score of 10/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Master Card a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 68 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.

How can I buy stocks for Master Card?

You can easily buy the MA stock with an online trading platform.

Just make sure the stock fits your risk profile and investment goals.

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