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Mastercard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers other payment-related products and services. The company offers integrated products and value-added services for account holders, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, governments, and other organizations, such as programs that enable issuers to provide consumers with credits to defer payments; payment products and solutions that allow its customers to access funds in deposit and other accounts; prepaid programs services; and commercial credit, debit, and prepaid payment products and solutions. It also provides value-added products and services comprising cyber and intelligence solutions for parties to transact, as well as proprietary insights, drawing on principled use of consumer, and merchant data services. In addition, the company offers analytics, test and learn, consulting, managed services, loyalty, processing, and payment gateway solutions for e-commerce merchants. Further, it provides open banking and digital identity platforms services. The company offers payment solutions and services under the MasterCard, Maestro, and Cirrus. Mastercard Incorporated was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Mastercard Inc
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +41.86%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +2.31%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +29.92%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -0.33%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +114.88%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +11.86%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 1.48.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is 0.11.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 1.00.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +12.22%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.61%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +20.46%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.17%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +2.95%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.66%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +15.4%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +2.52%.