Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) previous close was $205.84 while the outstanding shares total 1.97B. The firm has a beta of 0.95, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 45.11, and a growth ratio of 3.75. V’s shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -0.26% on 12/23/20. The shares fell to a low of $205.11 before closing at $205.30. Intraday shares traded counted 6.51 million, which was 18.67% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 8.01M. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 44.84, with weekly volatility at 1.46% and ATR at 3.60. The V stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $133.93 and a $217.65 high.
Investors have identified the Credit Services company Visa Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $479.55 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
Visa Inc. (V) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For V, the company has in raw cash 17.19 billion on their books with 3.0 billion currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 27.64 billion total, with 14.51 billion as their total liabilities.
V were able to record 9.7 billion as free cash flow during the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 8.34 billion. In cash movements, the company had a total of 10.44 billion as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Visa Inc. (V)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q4 2020 quarter of the year, Visa Inc. recorded a total of 5.1 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -20.31% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q4 2020 quarter increasing by 5.18%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 5.1 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 1.96 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 1.97B with the recently reported earning now reading 1.11 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q4 2020 (1.12 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 6.75 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on V sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of V attractive?
In related news, SVP, GBL CORP CONTRL & CAO, HOFFMEISTER JAMES H sold 2,157 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Dec 02. The sale was performed at an average price of 208.87, for a total value of 450,530. As the sale deal closes, the CHAIRMAN & CEO, KELLY ALFRED F JR now sold 9,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,884,600. Also, CHAIRMAN & CEO, KELLY ALFRED F JR sold 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Oct 30. The shares were price at an average price of 182.53 per share, with a total market value of 1,642,770. Following this completion of acquisition, the CHAIRMAN & CEO, KELLY ALFRED F JR now holds 7,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 1,405,740. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.11%.
29 out of 38 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 5 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Visa Inc.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the V stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $228.17.