Visa Inc. (V) Earnings Surprise by 3.80% in 6/29/2019: What Dose This Mean?

Visa Inc. (V) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is William M. Sheedy Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, M&A and Government Relations with 248,290 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Rajat Taneja Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations, with 169,962 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 70,173 shares of V is John A.c. Swainson Independent Director.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Visa Inc. (V), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 144.41 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Fidelity Management & Research Co. with 88.24 million shares. In the third-place spot with 84.86 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $174.88 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 6277294. Compare that to its average daily volume of 7.18M. Given the fact that this stock has 2.13B shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $373.27B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.94. Its Price to Sales ratio is 16.76, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 33.40, and its Price to Book ratio is 12.93.

V stock has achieved a 5-day range of $168.63 to $176.52, with a total performance of +2.97% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $168.59 to $179.70, generating a -3.67% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -1.60%, trading in the range of $166.98 to $187.05.

In the past 5 days, shares of V have made a new high 2 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 1 time, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 10 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 1.37. This is a 0.05 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 1.32, amounting to an earnings surprise of 3.80%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 1.24, making for an earnings surprise of 5.60%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 1.3, generating a 4.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 09-2018, was $10.3 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $6.7 billion. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $12.71 billion for the year, compared to $9.21 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$718.0 million, compared to -$707.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $11.99 billion compared to the prior year’s $8.5 billion.

Visa Inc. (V) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 6/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.67, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.5, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.48 and a Debt to EBITDA of 1.06. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 26.06, its Piotroski F-Score is 7, its Altman Z-Score is 8 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.3.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 10/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 65.87, a Net Margin of 53.43, a ROE of 33.5, and a ROC of 613.69.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for V, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.62. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for V is now 1.99. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 18.91.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for V is sitting at 1.69, while its Current Ratio is 1.69 and its PEG Ratio is 2.11. This stock’s PB Ratio is 13.44, its PS Ratio is 17.94, its Forward PE Ratio is 27.55, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 33.56. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 70.66, its Price to Owner Earnings is 72.49, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 35.4 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 33.32.