Dividend Growth of Visa Inc.(V)

Visa (V) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.75% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.56. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.17. Visa has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.74% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.66. Visa (V) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.22 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.19. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.03. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Visa (V) is at the rate of 23.77% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.92. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.15% or 0.13 points. After the session commenced at $87.55, the stock reached the higher end at $87.68 while it hit a low of $86.7902. With the volume soaring to 8,680,571 shares, the last trade was called at $87.41. The company has a 52-week high of $87.68. The company has a market cap of $202,854 million and there are 2,320,720,100 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $69.58. Shares of Visa Inc. rose by 2.33% in the last five trading days and 7.34% for the last 4 weeks. Visa Inc. is up 11.7% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.25%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.14% of Visa Inc. shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -56.45% . Institutional Investors own 80.14% of Visa Inc. shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -56.45%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 8, 2017, James H Hoffmeister (SVP, GBL CORP CONTRL & CAO) sold 11,139 shares at 85.94 per share price.On Feb 7, 2017, William M. Sheedy (EVP CORP STRAT, M&A, GR) sold 125,372 shares at 85.74 per share price.On Nov 9, 2016, Ryan Mcinerney (PRESIDENT) sold 18,500 shares at 82.92 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Visa Inc was Initiated by Loop Capital on Feb 15, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $98.Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 3, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 105 from a previous price target of $93 .Company shares were Upgraded by Wedbush on Jan 20, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 96 from a previous price target of $77 .Visa Inc was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Buy on Dec 15, 2016. Visa Inc was Upgraded by Guggenheim to Buy on Dec 5, 2016.

Visa Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $4461.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4278.65 million. The companys revenue was up 25.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 EPS.

VISA operates the worlds largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.


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