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 111.89  0.44  0.39%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Visa Inc is 'Strong Buy'.
For the selected time horizon Visa Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0996, jensen alpha of 0.1029, total risk alpha of 0.0647, sortino ratio of 0.1378 and treynor ratio of 0.1551
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 Revenue, Total Debt, Earnings Per Share, as well as the relationship between Net Income and Book Value Per Share . Given that Visa Inc has Price to Earning of 40.84 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 Return0.16Value At Risk1.08
Potential Upside1.01Standard Deviation0.66
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares128 M13.5 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares117.3 M12.3 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares86.4 M9.1 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares83.3 M8.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares79 M8.3 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares39.1 M4.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares33.2 M3.5 B

Visa Greeks

Alpha over DOW
βBeta against DOW=1
Overall volatility
 IrInformation ratio =0.15

Visa Volatility Alert

Visa Inc exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.7 and kurtosis of 1.24. However, we advice investors to further investigate Visa Inc to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Visa upside potential.
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FundamentalsVisaPeer Average
Return On Equity20.04 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset11.61 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin36.54 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin66.86 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation257.3 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding1.82 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.09 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions95.54 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted36.49 M3.24 M
Price to Earning40.84 times40.69 times
Price to Book9.51 times14.44 times
Price to Sales14.07 times17.81 times
Revenue17.76 B9.85 B
Gross Profit12.86 B21.75 B
EBITDA12.17 B1.41 B
Net Income6.28 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents10.19 B3.89 B
Cash per Share4.46 times5.17 times
Total Debt15.89 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity49.7 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.65 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share11.55 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations8.89 B1.25 B
Short Ratio4.05 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share2.69 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.65 times1.22 times
Number of Employees11.3 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization249.88 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
Strong Buy


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Payment of 33124 shares by William Sheedy of Visa subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0996
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.1651
Mean Deviation0.4857
Semi Deviation0.4602
Downside Deviation0.746
Coefficient Of Variation402.61
Standard Deviation0.6643
Information Ratio0.1548
Jensen Alpha0.1029
Total Risk Alpha0.0647
Sortino Ratio0.1378
Treynor Ratio0.1551
Maximum Drawdown2.55
Value At Risk(1.08)
Potential Upside1.01
Downside Variance0.5565
Semi Variance0.2117
Expected Short fall(0.57)

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 636.54 Billion. Visa totals roughly 257.3 Billion in current valuation claiming about 40% of stocks in Credit Services industry.