Visa Inc (NYSE:V): Stock Big Money Are Happy About: at 1.05

May 16, 2018 - By Eula Gilbert

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Visa Inc’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Visa Inc (NYSE:V) in 2017 Q4 increased to 1.05, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s up 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 1. 693 hedge funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 660 sold and decreased their stock positions in Visa Inc so the sentiment has increased. Funds own 1.61 billion shares, down from 1.64 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Visa Inc in top 10 changed to 233 from 221 for an increase of 12. In total 55 funds closed positions, 605 reduced and 552 increased. Also 141 funds bought new Visa Inc stakes.

Significant Visa Inc Shareholders

Hengistbury Investment Partners Llp owns 2.27 million shares in Visa Inc as of 2017 Q4. As of 2017 Q4, 325,000 shares of Visa Inc are owned by Trb Advisors Lp. Miura Global Management Llc reported 500,000 shares. C Worldwide Group Holding A S revealed 9.21 million shares position in Visa Inc. The New York-based fund Fox Point Capital Management Llc holds 25,000 shares or 14.87% of their US long stock exposure.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology firm worldwide.The company has $293.19 billion market cap. The firm facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities.The P/E ratio is 33.11. 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.

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $130.9.Visa Inc. has volume of 4.67M shares. Since May 16, 2017 V has risen 31.98% and is uptrending. V outperformed by 20.43% the S&P500.

On July, 19 Visa Inc. (NYSE:V)’s earnings report is awaited by WallStreet, RTT reports. The EPS diference is $0.24 or 27.91 % up from last years number. Previous year: $0.86; Analysts forcast: $1.10. If V’s EPS is $1.10 the profit will reach $2.46B for 29.75 P/E. After $1.11 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.90 % negative EPS growth of Visa Inc..

Capital World Invsts reported 0.75% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Northstar Grp Inc has 2,263 shs. Spectrum Asset Mgmt Incorporated (Nb Ca) holds 0.87% or 10,010 shs. Adage Capital Prtn Gp Limited Liability reported 0.73% of its capital in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Salem Investment Counselors stated it has 9,440 shs. 14,510 are owned by Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il. Gm Advisory Grp Inc Inc holds 0.25% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 8,088 shs. Bbva Compass Commercial Bank invested in 1.15% or 158,936 shs. Boston Common Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 86,964 shs. West Oak Lc holds 0.22% or 3,082 shs. Thomas J Herzfeld Advsrs invested 0% of its capital in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Walleye Trading Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 11,586 shs. L And S Advisors invested in 0.72% or 41,098 shs. Bridgeway Management invested in 206,305 shs or 0.25% of the stock. Stockbridge Partners Ltd reported 7.99% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Visa Inc. had 5 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 13, 2017. This’s net activity of $12.69 million. Shares for $205,440 were sold by Biggar Lynne. On Friday, December 15 the insider MAHON TULLIER KELLY sold $5.65M. 6,220 Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) shs with value of $707,561 were sold by MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W. On Thursday, May 10 $5.06M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was sold by MCINERNEY RYAN.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Ratings Coverage

A total of 24 analysts rate Visa Inc (NYSE:V) as follows: 22 “Buy”, 2 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 92% are bullish. (NYSE:V) has 38 ratings reports on 16 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Friday, January 12 Cowen & Co maintained the shares of V in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 26 the stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, February 2 Guggenheim maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating. Guggenheim has “Buy” rating and $136.0 target. On Friday, February 2 the stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho. On Wednesday, December 13 KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of V in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, April 27 Argus Research maintained the shares of V in report with “Buy” rating. In Thursday, April 26 report Buckingham Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 18 Robert W. Baird maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $136.0 target. On Thursday, January 4 Mizuho maintained the shares of V in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, December 28 the firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given.

More recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were released by 247Wallst.com, Seekingalpha.com and Seekingalpha.com. The first one has “Can Visa Deliver Another Earnings Beat?” as a title and was released on April 25, 2018. The next is “Visa’s (V) CEO Alfred Kelly Presents at 46th Annual JP Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications …” on May 15, 2018. And last was released on April 27, 2018, called “Visa: Next Stop $135”.

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