Visa Inc. (V) – A Serious Equity Investor’s Guide

    MORRISON DENISE M, Director, added 1,000 shares of Visa Inc. (V) to its portfolio at the rate of $171.13 per share valuing $171,130 on Aug 06. The insider has now 3,223 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Visa Inc. (V) was $179.74. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $180.73, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $181.73. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $178.43 and a 2nd Support Level at $177.13. Visa Inc. (V) stock has gained $3.40, or 1.93%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.50, or 0.28%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $15.65, or 9.54%. This year-to-date, Visa Inc. (V) shares have gained $47.80, or 36.23%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Visa Inc. (V) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

    With 1,983,913 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $353,592,800K. Visa Inc. (V) generates $20,609 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $10,301 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 27.18%, a 3-Year Total Return of 123.09%, and a 5-year Total Return of 238.30%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 151.52%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.250 per share on 08/15/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.56%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.00.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Visa Inc. (V) reported earnings of $1.37 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.32 per share, representing a 0.05 difference and 3.47% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $1.31 represented a 0.07 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.24 per share, which was a 5.74% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.43 per share. This estimate came from a total of 14 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.48 and the low estimate was $1.39. In the year-ago quarter, Visa Inc. (V) generated per-share earnings of $1.21. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +18.18% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (3,194 shares in total) and 3 sale (13,474 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 7 insider buys amounting to 175,168 shares and 8 insider sales amounting to 210,940 shares. In the past full year, 50 insider purchases were made (involving 604,684 shares) and 24 insider sell-offs equivalent to 550,929 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Visa Inc. (V) has a Current Ratio of 1.61, a Quick Ratio of 1.61 and a Cash Ratio of 1.17. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 48.90, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 32.84, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 24.02. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 58.28 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 32.84.