Visa Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

V -- USA Stock  

USD 135.50  0.17  0.13%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Visa is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Visa buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Visa positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Visa available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Visa buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Visa Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

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Visa Current Recommendation

Strong Hold


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Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

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Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Visa has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Visa to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Visa. Our buy or sell recommendation engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Visa is not overpriced, please validate all Visa fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, Number of Employees and the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Visa has Price to Earning of 34.18 times, we advise you double-check Visa market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Visa Thematic Classifications

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Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Business Services IdeaBusiness Services
USA Equities from Business Services industry as classified by Fama & French
Banks IdeaBanks
All money banks and credit services

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk1.21
Potential Upside1.70Standard Deviation0.88
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares130.7 M15.6 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares120 M14.4 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares83.1 M9.9 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares81.5 M9.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares73 M8.7 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares33.1 M4 B
Morgan StanleyCommon Shares28.8 M3.4 B

Visa Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.00

Visa Volatility Alert

Visa has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.05 and kurtosis of 0.62. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Visa to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Visa Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsVisaPeer Average
Return On Equity28.75 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset12.19 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin48.18 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin68.16 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation298.26 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.79 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.10 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions95.24 % 18.37 %
Price to Earning34.18 times40.69 times
Price to Book10.58 times14.44 times
Price to Sales15.63 times17.81 times
Revenue19.36 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.73 B21.75 B
EBITDA13.19 B1.41 B
Net Income9 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents11.72 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.23 times5.17 times
Total Debt16.62 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity48.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.94 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.77 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations9.66 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share3.95 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.65 times1.22 times
Number of Employees11.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization302.6 B29.78 B
Total Asset64.03 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings11.74 B38.24 B
Working Capital6.27 B3.58 B
Current Asset14.31 B36.8 B
Current Liabilities8.05 B33.34 B
Z Score10.8708.73
   Payment of 12171 shares by Pollitt Byron H Jr of Visa subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Visa Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Visa has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its interest payments
Over 95.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
On May 17, 2018 Visa paid $ 0.21 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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