Visa Revenue vs. Retained Earnings

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Visa Inc Retained Earnings vs. Revenue Fundamental Analysis

Visa Inc is rated first in revenue category among related companies. It is rated first in retained earnings category among related companies reporting about  0.64  of Retained Earnings per Revenue. The ratio of Revenue to Retained Earnings for Visa Inc is roughly  1.56 
Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of business and is important item when evaluating financial statements of a company. Revenues from a firm's main business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which given company operates.
Visa 
Revenue 
 = 
Money Received 
Discounts and Returns 
=
18.36 B
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can includes product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Visa 
Retained Earnings 
 = 
Beginning RE + Income 
Dividends 
=
11.74 B
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.

Comparison

Retained Earnings Comparison
  Retained Earnings 
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Visa is currently under evaluation in retained earnings category among related companies.

Revenue

Visa Revenue Analysis
Visa Inc is rated first in revenue category among related companies. Market size based on revenue of Credit Services industry is at this time estimated at about 45.76 Billion. Visa totals roughly 18.36 Billion in revenue claiming about 40% of stocks in Credit Services industry.
Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. more
NameVisa Inc
Analyst Consensus
Macroaxis Advice
InstrumentUSA Stock Stocks Directory
RegionNorth America
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number01403161.0
ISINUS92826C8394
CUSIP92826C839
Related EntityVISA
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar
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