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

February 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Are Analysts Bullish Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) After Last Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 48 investors sold Visa Inc. shares while 617 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. 1.64 billion shares or 1.45% less from 1.66 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Company owns 0.22% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 894,632 shares. 1.17M are held by Apg Asset Nv. Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 1.33% or 102,355 shares. Dsam Prtn (London) Limited invested in 46,000 shares or 0.67% of the stock. Moreover, Btg Pactual Asset has 7.67% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Croft owns 47,136 shares. Highvista Strategies Lc invested 1.35% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). M&R Mgmt has 104,468 shares for 2.65% of their portfolio. Gulf International Savings Bank (Uk) Limited reported 582,771 shares or 0.83% of all its holdings. Synovus Fin Corp accumulated 108,095 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Cleararc Capital reported 78,633 shares. Moreover, Amica Mutual Insurance Co has 0.89% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 95,185 shares. Chase Counsel Corporation holds 55,100 shares. Fairfield Bush And Company stated it has 0.07% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Moreover, Regions Financial Corporation has 0.33% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V).

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $6.36 million activity. On Friday, December 15 MAHON TULLIER KELLY sold $5.65 million worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) or 49,702 shares. Shares for $707,561 were sold by MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W on Wednesday, December 13.

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Ratings Coverage

Among 42 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Visa Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the shares of V in report on Thursday, December 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Stephens. Cowen & Co maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Thursday, February 1. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $141.0 target. Nomura maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Friday, February 2. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $146 target. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, June 23 with “Buy”. JP Morgan upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $88 target in Monday, June 6 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, January 18. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. Below is a list of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) latest ratings and price target changes.

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
02/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $145 New Target: $150 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $150.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $137 New Target: $140 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $158 New Target: $164 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $148 New Target: $146 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $118.35. About 7.80M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $267.11 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 39.32 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: Fool.com which released: “Better Stock: Visa Inc. (V) vs. Mastercard (MA)” on January 22, 2018, also Post-Gazette.com with their article: “Visa to follow other credit card networks and say no, they don’t need your …” published on January 27, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Visa Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences” on February 07, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Visa Inc. Q1 Profit Advances” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Visa: Dividend Stock Analysis” with publication date: February 05, 2018.

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