In today’s recent session, 2.19 million shares of the Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) have been traded, and its beta is 0.89. Most recently the company’s share price was $209.89, and it changed around $3.63 or 1.76% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $424.57B. V at last check was trading at a discount to its 52-week high of $242.60, offering almost -15.58% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $185.91, which indicates that the recent value has risen by an impressive 11.43% since then. We note from Visa Inc.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 7.38 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 6.79 million.
Visa Inc. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of a Buy, based on a mean score of 1.80. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that 0 out of 36 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another 7 rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 4 recommended V as a Hold, whereas 25 deemed it a Buy, and 0 rated it as Underweight. Visa Inc. is expected to report earnings per share of $1.82 for the current quarter.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) trade information
Instantly V has been showing a green trend so far today with a performance of 1.76% on intraday trading today. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of 214.16 on Tuesday, 08/02/22 increased the stock’s daily price by 1.99%. The company’s shares are currently down -4.82% year-to-date, but still down -2.93% over the last five days. On the other hand, Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is 3.55% down in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 34.26 million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 5.52 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $257.78, which translates to bulls needing to increase their stock price by 18.58% from its current value. Analyst projections state that V is forecast to be at a low of $204.00 and a high of $296.00. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to plunge -41.03% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 2.81% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Visa Inc. (V) estimates and forecasts
Visa Inc. share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -8.80 percent over the past six months and at a 24.70% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 5.70%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2022 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain 12.30% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 11.60% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 20.40%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 26 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $7.54 billion in revenue for the current quarter. 19 analysts expect Visa Inc. to make $7.79 billion in revenue for the quarter ending Dec 2022. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will jump, forecast at 15.00%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 17.80%. Visa Inc. earnings are expected to increase by 15.10% in 2022, but the outlook is positive 19.20% per year for the next five years.
Visa Inc.’s next quarterly earnings report is expected to be released around April 25 and April 29. The annual dividend yield of the stock is 0.73 percent and its annual dividend per share was 1.50. It is important to note, however, that the 0.73% dividend yield ratio should be regarded as a guide only, as many other factors should be taken into consideration before making any investment decision.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V)’s Major holders
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0.16% of Visa Inc. shares, and 97.79% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 97.95%. Visa Inc. stock is held by 4,290 institutions, with Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) being the largest institutional investor. By Mar 30, 2022, it held 8.72% of the shares, which is about 143.53 million shares worth $31.83 billion.
Blackrock Inc., with 7.72% or 127.04 million shares worth $28.17 billion as of Mar 30, 2022, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund were the top two Mutual Funds as of Mar 30, 2022. The former held 47.64 million shares worth $10.57 billion, making up 2.90% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard 500 Index Fund held roughly 36.04 million shares worth around $7.99 billion, which represents about 2.19% of the total shares outstanding.