Traders sold shares of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on strength during trading on Friday. $72.10 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $198.21 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $126.11 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Visa had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Visa traded up $0.16 for the day and closed at $78.30

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Sanford C. Bernstein restated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 target price on shares of Visa in a report on Saturday, April 2nd. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating on shares of Visa in a report on Sunday, April 17th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $97.00 target price (up from $86.00) on shares of Visa in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Vetr upgraded Visa from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $85.82 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating and set a $98.00 target price on shares of Visa in a report on Thursday, March 31st. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $86.89.

The stock has a market cap of $186.77 billion and a PE ratio of 27.29. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $77.60 and a 200 day moving average of $75.65.

Visa (NYSE:V) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 21st. The credit-card processor reported $0.68 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.01. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.63 earnings per share. The firm earned $3.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.60 billion. Visa’s revenue was up 6.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Visa Inc. will post $2.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. MUFG Americas increased its stake in shares of Visa by 1.8% in the third quarter. MUFG Americas now owns 47,677 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock valued at $3,321,000 after buying an additional 824 shares in the last quarter. Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. increased its stake in shares of Visa by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. now owns 82,168 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock valued at $6,372,000 after buying an additional 2,791 shares in the last quarter. Huntington National Bank increased its stake in shares of Visa by 19.7% in the fourth quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 248,471 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock valued at $19,269,000 after buying an additional 40,866 shares in the last quarter. Westport Resources Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Visa by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Westport Resources Management Inc. now owns 53,821 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock valued at $4,174,000 after buying an additional 2,162 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ownership Capital B.V. increased its stake in shares of Visa by 22.1% in the fourth quarter. Ownership Capital B.V. now owns 539,108 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock valued at $41,808,000 after buying an additional 97,745 shares in the last quarter.

Visa Inc is a payments technology company. The Company is engaged in operating a processing network, VisaNet, which facilitates authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions across the world. The Company provides its services to consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories for electronic payments.

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