Visa Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Visa Inc 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 Inc 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 Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 120.43  2.50  2.03%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Visa Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Visa Inc has a mean deviation of 1.49, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 2.05, variance of 4.21, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
Macroaxis provides recommendation on Visa Inc to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Visa Inc. 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 Inc 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 Inc has Price to Earning of 40.48 times, we advise you double-check Visa Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.04Value At Risk3.84
Potential Upside2.16Standard Deviation2.05
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares129.2 M14.7 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares120.2 M13.7 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares84.5 M9.6 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares82.5 M9.4 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares79.3 M9 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares37.2 M4.2 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares30.5 M3.5 B

Visa Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.62
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.12

Visa Volatility Alert

Visa Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.9 and kurtosis of 0.6. However, we advise investors to further study Visa Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare Visa to competition
FundamentalsVisaPeer Average
Return On Equity21.96 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset12.03 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin38.12 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin68.43 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation279.97 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.8 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.10 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions94.72 % 18.37 %
Price to Earning40.48 times40.69 times
Price to Book9.85 times14.44 times
Price to Sales14.66 times17.81 times
Revenue18.76 B9.85 B
Gross Profit15.73 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.84 B1.41 B
Net Income6.9 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents11.55 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.12 times5.17 times
Total Debt16.62 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity49.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.07 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share12.37 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations7.4 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share3.01 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.53 times1.22 times
Number of Employees11.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization275 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 Score9.6708.73
Strong Sell


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Pollitt Byron H Jr of 26446 shares of Visa subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.031878
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.089
Mean Deviation1.49
Coefficient Of Variation5,241
Standard Deviation2.05
Information Ratio0.1156
Jensen Alpha0.23
Total Risk Alpha0.287
Treynor Ratio0.079
Maximum Drawdown8.02
Value At Risk3.84
Potential Upside2.16

Current Valuation

Visa Current Valuation Analysis
Visa Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Credit Services industry is at this time estimated at about 676.69 Billion. Visa totals roughly 279.97 Billion in current valuation claiming about 41% of stocks in Credit Services industry.