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Visa Inc. (V)

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Updated Mar 16, 2018 03:58 PM ET

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 25.71%
2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. Including the Zacks Rank, Zacks Industry Rank, Style Scores, the Price, Consensus & Surprise chart, graphical estimate analysis and how a stocks stacks up to its peers.

The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

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The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Zacks News

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Visa (V) Poised for Growth From Technological Investments

Visa's (V) investment in digital platforms positions it well for long-term growth in a changing industry.


Zacks Equity Research

GPN or TSS: Which is the Better Payments Processing Stock?

In a comparative analysis, we try and find out which stock - Global Payments (GPN) or Total System (TSS) - is better positioned in terms of fundamentals.


Mark Vickery

Top Research Reports for Visa, AIG & Delta

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Visa (V), AIG (AIG) and Delta (DAL).


Zacks Equity Research

Mastercard's (MA) Digital Drive to Aid Transcation Volumes

Mastercard's (MA) investment in technology should help it increase its market.


Zacks Equity Research

Total System (TSS) to Implement Payment Solution at Walmart

Total System's (TSS) strategic alliances aim at improving its offerings across all business lines.


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5 Reasons Why Total System Stock is an Impressive Choice

Total System (TSS) looks solid on the back of strong revenue growth and a robust capital position.


Ryan McQueeney

Amazon (AMZN) Gains As Company Eyes Bank Deals, Checking Accounts

Shares of Amazon (AMZN) surged more than 1.2% in late-morning trading Monday after new reports linked the company to the financial industry.


Zacks Equity Research

4 Payment Processors Buoyant on Strong Consumer Spending

Increased business and personal discretionary spending levels led by strong consumer confidence should aid the stocks of Network Providers and Payment Processors.


Zacks Equity Research

Discover Financial to Expand in IoT Payments With FitPay

Discover Financial (DFS) ties up with FitPay to provide service in contactless payment space.


Zacks Equity Research

Global Payments (GPN) Reaches a 52-Week High: Here's Why

Global Payments (GPN) stock scales a new high on robust results, upbeat 2018 guidance, increase in share buyback and new agreement.


Swarup Gupta

Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Cisco Beats, Caterpillar January Sales up 34%

The Dow rebounded strongly over the first five trading days after entering correction territory last week.


Benjamin Rains

The Big Money Behind the Winter Olympics In Pyeongchang

Welcome to a Winter Olympics edition of the Full-Court Finance podcast from Zacks Investment Research. On this week's episode, we explore the companies driving the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.


Benjamin Rains

Companies Powering the Winter Olympics: 3 Stocks to Buy Now

NBC Universal's coverage of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea kicked off last week. Now, throughout the duration of the Games, NBC and its parent company, Comcast (CMCSA), will showcase Olympic athletes, its own networks and streaming services, as well as major Olympic sponsors.


Zacks Equity Research

Visa Buys Fraedom to Expand in B2B Payments Industry

Visa's (V) accretive acquisitions backed by solid financial health pave the way for long-term growth.


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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 8th

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 8th:


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Fidelity (FIS) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Decline

Fidelity National's (FIS) Q4 results reflect lower expenses and revenues.


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5 Stocks in Green Even After a Dramatic Drop in Dow

Though most stocks slipped into the negative territory for this year along with the index, there are still a few that are in the green from a year-to-date look.


Mark Vickery

Top Analyst Reports for Apple, Visa, Chevron & Altria

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 17 major stocks, including Apple (AAPL), Visa (V), Chevron (CVX) and Altria (MO).


Zacks Equity Research

Fidelity National Hikes Dividend by 10%: Should You Hold?

Fidelity National's (FIS) strong capital position supports its capital deployment activities. However, weak revenue growth projections remain a headwind.


Swarup Gupta

Dow 30 Stock Roundup: BA, MSFT, AAPL, MCD, PFE, V Earnings Impress

The Dow experienced a mixed week, losing momentum over the first few days before rebounding over the next two.


Zacks Equity Research

Visa (V) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat on Volume Growth

Visa's (V) Q1 earnings grow on higher revenues driven by continued growth in payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions


Mark Vickery

So Many Q4 Earnings, So Little Time: AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN and More

Another big avalanche of fresh quarterly statements from some of the biggest names in Tech and elsewhere released after today's closing bell.


Madeleine Johnson

Visa (V) Posts Strong First Quarter Profit, Payments Volume Up 10%

Visa (V) Inc. just reported its first quarter fiscal 2018 financial results, posting earnings of $1.08 cents per share and revenues of $4.86 billion. Shares are down, however, about 1.8% in trading shortly after as a result.


Zacks Equity Research

Mastercard (MA) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates as Revenues Rise

Mastercard's (MA) Q4 reflects solid revenues on higher switched transactions, increase in cross-border volume and gross dollar volume plus buyout benefits.


Zacks Equity Research

MA Vs. V: Which Stock is Poised for Better Q4 Earnings?

Visa and Mastercard both are poised for an earnings beat in a thriving payments industry.


Zacks Equity Research

Will Higher Payment Transactions Lift Visa (V) Q1 Earnings?

Visa's (V) fiscal Q1 earnings should see an upside from continued growth in payments volume and processed transactions across all the regions it operates.


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This Week's Most Spectacular Earnings Charts

You love them, but can these 5 companies keep up their pristine earnings track records?


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Mastercard (MA) Gears Up for Q4 Earnings, What's in Store?

Mastercard's (MA) Q4 earnings should see an upside from higher gross dollar volumes which will aid top line; increased rebates will be a partial offset.


Zacks Equity Research

Will Revenues, Payment Volumes Drive Visa (V) Q1 Earnings?

We strongly believe that Visa (V) will retain its revenue momentum in the fiscal first quarter. Payment volumes should grow from the Costco and USAA deal wins.


Zacks Equity Research

Mobile Payment & Alliances to Fuel PayPal (PAPL) Q4 Earnings

Partnerships and strong adoption of mobile payment solutions, helping PayPal (PYPL) add new customers and increase payment volume, anticipated to drive Q4 results.