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Mastercard: P/E Ratio Overview | Benzinga

Looking into the current session, Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA) is trading at $326.27, after a 2.65% drop. Over the past month, the stock decreased by 6.15%, but over the past year, it actually went up by 20.34%. With questionable short-term performance like this, and great long-term performance, long-term shareholders might want to start looking into the company’s price-to-earnings ratio.

Assuming that all other factors are held constant, this could present itself as an opportunity for shareholders trying to capitalize on the higher share price. The stock is currently below from its 52 week high by 11.16%.

The P/E ratio is used by long-term shareholders to assess the company’s market performance against aggregate market data, historical earnings, and the industry at large. A lower P/E indicates that shareholders do not expect the stock to perform better in the future, and that the company is probably undervalued. It shows that shareholders are

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Visa’s Debt Overview | Benzinga

Over the past three months, shares of Visa (NYSE: V) moved higher by 2.48%. Before having a look at the importance of debt, let us look at how much debt Visa has.

Visa’s Debt

Based on Visa’s financial statement as of July 31, 2020, long-term debt is at $17.88 billion and current debt is at $3.00 billion, amounting to $20.88 billion in total debt. Adjusted for $13.90 billion in cash-equivalents, the company’s net debt is at $6.98 billion.

Shareholders look at the debt-ratio to understand how much financial leverage a company has. Visa has $77.88 billion in total assets, therefore making the debt-ratio 0.27. As a rule of thumb, a debt-ratio more than one indicates that a considerable portion of debt is funded by assets. A higher debt-ratio can also imply that the company might be putting itself at risk for default, if interest rates were to increase. However, debt-ratios

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