I think Visa Inc ($V) is a Possible Buy. It currently should be $224. Confident Investor Rating: Good


Company name Visa Inc
Stock ticker V
Live stock price [stckqut]V[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good



Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBITDA growth Good
Price growth Good
R&D growth Poor
Income growth Good
Assets growth Fair
Return on Assets growth Good
Income / Rev growth Fair
TWCA Plus Good
Standard TWCA Good
Weighted ann. stock price increase Good



Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $262.31
Target stock price (averages with growth) $224.65
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $180.68
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $199.15


The following company description is from Reuters: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/v/profile?p=v

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions. In addition, the company offers card products, as well as value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, V PAY, and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. has a strategic partnership with NovoPayment to enable financial institutions and merchants to deploy Visa’s digital solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean; and a strategic agreement with Intuit Inc. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Visa Inc as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable.

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How was this analysis of Visa Inc calculated?

For owners of my book, “The Confident Investor” I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

  • Stock price at the time of the calculation: $194.99
  • Growth: 0.122478914708533
  • Current EPS (TTM): $5.814509
  • P/E: 30.9549878231515
  • Future EPS Calc: $10.36
  • Future Stock Price Calc: $320.72
  • Target stock price: $199.14

I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.

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