Visa Inc. (V) Stock Guide
Updated: October 02, 2021
Bull case
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Bear case
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest
Enterprise Value/Revenue ratio low relative to industry peers

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Looking to buy or sell Visa Inc. (V)? Interested in getting the full scoop on V, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this V stock guide, we'll address key questions about V, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are V earnings?
2. When is V earnings date?
3. What is V dividend?
4. What is V dividend yield?
5. What is V stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
6. V buy or sell? What is V Finny Score?
7. What are the reasons to buy V? Why should I buy V stock?
8. What are the reasons to sell V? Why should I sell V stock?
9. What are V key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are V earnings?

V trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $4.84.

2. When is V earnings date?

V earnings date is October 26, 2021.

3. What is V dividend?

V forward dividend is $1.28.

4. What is V dividend yield?

V forward dividend yield is 0.57%.

Analyst Predictions

5. What is V stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on V analyst price targets, V stock forecast is $279.35 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for V stock is $279.35. The prediction is based on 38 analyst estimates.

The low price target for V is $202.00, while the high price target is $309.00.

V analyst rating is Strong Buy.

Analysis

6. V buy or sell? What is V Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell V, resulting in Finny Score of 57.

7. What are the reasons to buy V? Why should I buy V stock?

Here are the reasons to buy V stock:

  • Visa is king of the hill in the digital payment market and will not be easily toppled.
  • The ability to deal with hundreds of legal and regulatory frameworks around the world is a significant barrier to entry.
  • Visa has an established network and brand and has only to adopt new technologies for its own purposes in order to fend off competition.
  • V quarterly revenue growth was 26.70%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.60% and 7.55%, respectively). See V revenue growth chart.
  • V profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 13.49 percentage points. See V profitability chart.
  • V average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See V analyst rating chart.
  • V average analyst price target ($279.35) is above its current price ($230.46). See V price target chart.

8. What are the reasons to sell V? Why should I sell V stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell V stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • The global financial system is becoming increasingly regulated, and the biggest players will be the first victims.
  • Visa's already large market share, and its relative dependence on U.S. spending and debit cards, may place it at a growth disadvantage.
  • The increasing use of mobile technologies will usher in a new payment paradigm at some point.
  • V Price/Sales ratio is 22.39, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See V forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • V short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.72. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See V short interest ratio chart.
  • V Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 21.23, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See V Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

9. What are V key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for V:

Price $197.65
Industry Credit Services
Sector Financial Services
Average Price Target / Upside $274.19 / 38.73%
Average Analyst Rating Strong Buy
Number of Employees 17,000
Forward Dividend Yield 0.74%
Market Cap $447.40B
Forward P/E Ratio 28.84
Price/Book Ratio 18.56
Revenue (TTM) $24.11B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 28.60%
Profit Margin 51.07%

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