Are Analysts Bullish Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) After Last Week?

May 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 55 investors sold Visa Inc. shares while 605 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 552 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 1.83% less from 1.64 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Vestor Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 1.39% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 56,606 shares. 50,839 were reported by Waratah Ltd. Tower Research Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) stated it has 0.48% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Bryn Mawr Tru Communication invested in 0.91% or 145,700 shares. 1,788 are owned by Peddock Capital Advisors Ltd Liability Company. Shine Advisory Serv reported 0.24% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Cannell Peter B And Inc holds 0.12% or 31,319 shares in its portfolio. Pr Herzig holds 8,400 shares. Massachusetts-based Westfield Capital Mgmt Lp has invested 1.46% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Capital Research Global has invested 0.18% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Capstone invested in 4,603 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Private Tru Na invested 0.76% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Delta Asset Limited Liability Co Tn accumulated 0.04% or 2,523 shares. The New York-based Force Mgmt has invested 7.03% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). 1.82 million are owned by Fayez Sarofim Co.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $12.69 million activity. On Monday, April 30 HOFFMEISTER JAMES H sold $1.08M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 8,423 shares. On Wednesday, December 13 MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W sold $707,561 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 6,220 shares. MCINERNEY RYAN sold $5.06 million worth of stock or 38,500 shares. MAHON TULLIER KELLY had sold 49,702 shares worth $5.65 million on Friday, December 15.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Visa Inc (NYSE:V), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Visa Inc had 38 analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained it with “Buy” rating and $135.0 target in Tuesday, January 9 report. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 24 by DZ Bank. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of V in report on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, February 2. The company was maintained on Monday, April 9 by Guggenheim. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 2 by PiperJaffray. Oppenheimer maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Thursday, January 25 with “Outperform” rating. Mizuho maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Thursday, January 4. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $135.0 target. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Below is a list of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) latest ratings and price target changes.

27/04/2018 Broker: Argus Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $140 New Target: $145 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $150 New Target: $152 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $140 New Target: $142 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $143.0000 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Outperform New Target: $143 Initiates Coverage On
02/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $148.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $128.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $137.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $136.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $136.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $131.21. About 5.01 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 31.98% since May 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.43% the S&P500.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $293.88 billion. The firm facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It has a 33.19 P/E ratio. 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.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Visa: A Future Dividend Aristocrat By 2033?” on April 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Double-digit growth at Visa continues” published on April 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Visa: Next Stop $135” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “The Bitcoin Bubble Created These 5 Dividend Growth Buys” published on May 14, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Can Visa Deliver Another Earnings Beat?” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Institutional Positions Chart

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