Total System Services Inc
What to Expect from Mastercard Moving Forward
Wall Street analysts expect Mastercard (MA) to post earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.25 for 1Q18.
Behind Visa’s Total Operating Expenses
In fiscal 2017, Visa (V) incurred total operating expenses of $6.2 billion compared to $7.1 billion in fiscal 2016—a fall of 14%.
Mastercard Targets Middle East and Africa with This Move
On March 6, 2018, Mastercard (MA) announced the acquisition of Oltio in order to streamline its payment processes in the Middle East and Africa.
Mastercard Partners with Dream Payments
On February 27, 2018, Mastercard (MA) announced a partnership with Dream Payments to facilitate payments to insurance customers.
Mastercard Partners with M-Kopa Solar
On February 26, 2018, Mastercard (MA) announced that it has entered a partnership with M-Kopa, a solar energy company.
What Are Mastercard’s Growth Strategies?
Over the past few years, Mastercard’s (MA) revenues have remained consistent.
Total System Services’ Share Repurchases and Dividend Payments
In fiscal 2017, TSS returned nearly $363.0 million in share repurchases and dividend payments to its stakeholders.
Total System Services Reports Double-Digit Revenue Growth
In 4Q17, Total System Services’ net revenues improved 10.8% year-over-year to nearly $870.6 million.
Inside Visa’s Acquisition Strategy
In a conference on November 29, 2017, Vasant Prabhu, Visa’s (V) CFO (chief financial officer), stated that the company’s acquisition strategy focuses on businesses that add value.
How the Tech Sector and Downbeat Earnings Hobbled SPY
Total System Services landed at the bottom of SPY after it reported earnings of $0.57 per share, compared to the company’s estimated EPS of $0.60.
How Does Total System Services Compare to Its Peers?
Total System Services has outperformed its peers based on PE. But it’s way ahead of its peers based on PS. The company has also outperformed its ETFs based on price movement, PE, and PBV.
Total System Services’ Organic Growth Boosts 3Q15 Revenue
Total System Services (TSS) has a market cap of $9.5 billion. YTD price movement is going up QoQ in 2015. After its 3Q15 earnings report, TSS rose 0.90% to close at $51.65 per share on October 27, 2015.
Emerging Payment Providers: A Major Challenge to MasterCard?
MasterCard faces competition from newer payment providers such as PayPal, AliPay, and Amazon.