Mastercard Incorporated (MA)

318.29 -0.72%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

  1. MA quarterly revenue growth was 24.40%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (7.30% and 3.73%, respectively). See MA revenue growth chart.
  2. MA average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See MA analyst rating chart.
  3. MA average analyst price target ($431.80) is above its current price ($358.38). See MA price target chart.

Cons

  1. MA profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -6.34 percentage points. See MA profitability chart.
  2. MA forward P/E ratio is 33.98, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See MA forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. MA Price/Book ratio is 52.51, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See MA forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  4. MA Price/Sales ratio is 17.67, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See MA forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. MA PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.31, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See MA PEG chart.