Analysts See $0.97 EPS for Visa Inc. (V)

January 19, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 Analysts See $0.97 EPS for Visa Inc. (V)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold Visa Inc. shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Axa accumulated 0.83% or 1.83 million shares. Money Management Lc reported 32,138 shares. Berkshire Asset Ltd Liability Pa holds 0.06% or 5,460 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Holdg Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 8,294 shares in its portfolio. Ycg Limited Company has invested 0.12% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Texas Yale Cap accumulated 22,338 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Ghp Inv Advisors reported 12,424 shares. Fiera Cap Corporation owns 340,764 shares. Vantage Advsrs Limited Co has 106,052 shares for 2.87% of their portfolio. Wallington Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 61,279 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Hldgs Ltd owns 1,520 shares or 0.76% of their US portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Stoneridge Invest Prtnrs Ltd Com has invested 0.61% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Inv Prns Ltd Oh Adv reported 1.32% stake. Fred Alger has invested 3.25% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Lenox Wealth owns 11 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.43 million activity. The insider MAHON TULLIER KELLY sold 49,702 shares worth $5.65 million. On Thursday, August 17 CRANSTON MARY B sold $1.07M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 10,400 shares.

Analysts expect Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) to report $0.97 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 12.79 % from last quarter’s $0.86 EPS. V’s profit would be $2.20 billion giving it 31.73 P/E if the $0.97 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, Visa Inc.’s analysts see 7.78 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.93% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $123.11. About 8.66 million shares traded or 11.95% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Ratings Coverage

Among 40 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Visa Inc. had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $125.0 target in Wednesday, December 13 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Buy” rating by Instinet on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, July 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Thursday, January 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $142.0 target. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, October 25. S&P Research downgraded Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Tuesday, July 28 to “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 26 report.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $278.99 billion. The firm facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It has a 43.97 P/E ratio. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions; and offers fraud protection for account holders and assured payment for merchants.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “Visa Won’t Require Signatures, a Move Wal-Mart Long Sought” on January 12, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “AustralianSuper Pty Ltd Buys Microsoft Corp, Visa Inc, Facebook Inc, Sells …” published on January 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is Visa The Best Company Ever?” on January 09, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why Visa Inc Stock Is Charged Up Heading Into Earnings” published on January 18, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on February …” with publication date: January 04, 2018.

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