NYSE:V

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with adequate balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Visa's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: V has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-13.8%

V

-10.1%

US IT

-7.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

20.4%

V

21.9%

US IT

10.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: V exceeded the US IT industry which returned 21.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: V exceeded the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VIndustryMarket
7 Day-13.8%-10.1%-7.6%
30 Day-12.1%-5.2%-4.5%
90 Day-2.4%1.8%-0.6%
1 Year21.2%20.4%23.1%21.9%12.5%10.2%
3 Year106.8%102.7%88.7%80.5%37.1%28.3%
5 Year176.7%167.3%125.2%105.3%60.8%43.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Visa's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Visa undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.2%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: V ($187.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($191.69)

Significantly Below Fair Value: V is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: V is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.1x) compared to the IT industry average (30x).

PE vs Market: V is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.1x) compared to the US market (17.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: V is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: V is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (13.5x) compared to the US IT industry average (3.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Visa forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 32 analysts?

11.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: V's forecast earnings growth (11.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: V's earnings (11.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: V's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: V's revenue (10.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: V's revenue (10.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: V's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (54.2%).


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Past Performance

How has Visa performed over the past 5 years?

17.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: V has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: V's current net profit margins (50.7%) are higher than last year (48.8%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: V's earnings have grown by 17.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: V's earnings growth over the past year (15%) is below its 5-year average (17.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: V earnings growth over the past year (15%) exceeded the IT industry 12%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: V's Return on Equity (35.1%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Visa's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: V's short term assets ($22.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($17.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: V's short term assets ($22.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($21.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: V's debt to equity ratio (47.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if V's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: V's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (80.1%).

Interest Coverage: V's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (65.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: V has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: V's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.3x debt).


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Dividend

What is Visa's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.67%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: V's dividend (0.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.53%).

High Dividend: V's dividend (0.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.96%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: V is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: V is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: V is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of V's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Al Kelly (61yo)

3.2yrs

Tenure

US$24,265,771

Compensation

Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr., also known as Al, has been Chairman of the Board at Visa Inc. since April 16, 2019. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc. since December 1, 2016. Mr. Kelly ser ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Al's total compensation ($USD24.27M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.78M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Al's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alfred Kelly
Chairman & CEO3.2yrsUS$24.27m0.0066% $26.4m
Ryan McInerney
President6.7yrsUS$12.09m0.0062% $25.1m
Vasant Prabhu
Vice Chairman & CFO5yrsUS$11.59m0.0037% $14.9m
Rajat Taneja
President of Technology6.3yrsUS$11.81m0.010% $40.8m
Kelly Tullier
Executive VP5.3yrsUS$6.34m0.0025% $10.0m
James Hoffmeister
Senior VP3.8yrsno datano data
Mike Milotich
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations1.8yrsno datano data
Lynne Biggar
Executive VP and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer4yrsno data0.00065% $2.6m
Jennifer Grant
Executive VP of Human Resources & Chief Human Resources Officer1.5yrsno datano data
Oliver Jenkyn
Executive VP & Regional President of North America8.9yrsno datano data

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: V's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Alfred Kelly
Chairman & CEO3.2yrsUS$24.27m0.0066% $26.4m
John Lundgren
Lead Independent Director0.8yrsUS$348.69k0.00018% $723.9k
Maynard Webb
Independent Director6.1yrsUS$329.94k0.000070% $281.5k
Robert Matschullat
Independent Director12.3yrsUS$468.69k0.0028% $11.2m
Mary Cranston
Independent Director12.3yrsUS$368.69k0.00086% $3.5m
Francisco Javier Fernández Carbajal
Independent Director12.3yrsUS$339.94k0.0013% $5.1m
Suzanne Nora Johnson
Independent Director12.3yrsUS$364.94k0.0051% $20.7m
Lloyd Carney
Independent Director4.7yrsUS$336.19k0.00021% $844.6k
John A. Swainson
Independent Director12.3yrsUS$359.94k0.0033% $13.4m
Riko Abdurrahman
President Director of PT Visa Worldwide Indonesia2yrsno datano data

9.2yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: V's board of directors are considered experienced (9.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: V insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Visa Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Visa Inc.
  • Ticker: V
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Data Processing and Outsourced Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: US$402.187b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.15b
  • Website: https://usa.visa.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Visa Inc.
  • PO Box 8999
  • San Francisco
  • California
  • 94128
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
3V64DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURMar 2008
VNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDMar 2008
3V64XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesClass A Common StockDEEURMar 2008
V *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Common StockMXMXNMar 2008
VSNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockCLUSDMar 2008
VSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesClass A Common StockCHCHFMar 2008
0QZ0LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Common StockGBUSDMar 2008
VBVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)YesClass A Common StockPEUSDMar 2008
3V64DBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesClass A Common StockGBEURMar 2008
VISAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockATEURMar 2008
3V64ETLX (Eurotlx)YesClass A Common StockITEURMar 2008
VISA34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH REPR 1 COM SHSBRBRLFeb 2012
VBASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)CEDEARS (EACH 6 REP 1 COM USD0.0001)ARARSApr 2019

Biography

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions. In addition, the company offers card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. has a strategic partnership with NovoPayment to enable financial institutions and merchants to deploy Visa’s digital solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/28 01:00
End of Day Share Price2020/02/27 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/09/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.