Fisher Asset Management buys $1,148,263,942 stake in Visa Inc (V)

Visa Inc (V) : Fisher Asset Management scooped up 36,167 additional shares in Visa Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 14,823,960 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $1,148,263,942.Visa Inc makes up approximately 2.19% of Fisher Asset Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Factory Mutual Insurance Co boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 190,000 additional shares and now holds a total of 787,800 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $61,022,988. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.78% of Factory Mutual Insurance Co’s portfolio.Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd. reduced its stake in V by selling 5,500 shares or 21.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 19,630 shares of V which is valued at $1,500,125. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.43% of Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd.’s portfolio.Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 124 additional shares and now holds a total of 5,664 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $432,843. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.11% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.First Financial Bank N.a. – Trust Division boosted its stake in V in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,578 additional shares and now holds a total of 64,744 shares of Visa Inc which is valued at $4,834,434. Visa Inc makes up approx 0.94% of First Financial Bank N.a. – Trust Division’s portfolio.

Visa Inc opened for trading at $78.65 and hit $78.75 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $78.3, with a gain of 0.20% or 0.16 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 81,53,431 shares. Company has a market cap of $169,846 M.

On the company’s financial health, Visa Inc reported $0.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.66. The company had revenue of $3626.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3600.06 million. The company’s revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.63 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Visa Inc. JP Morgan Resumed Visa Inc on Jun 6, 2016 to “Overweight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $88.Company shares were Reiterated by Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey on Apr 20, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 100 from a previous price target of $85 .Compass Point Initiated Visa Inc on Apr 15, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $80.

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. The Company offers fraud protection for account holders and rapid payment for merchants. The Company provides a variety of payment solutions that support payment products that issuers can offer to their account holders such as pay now with debit pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. The Company offers a suite of digital eCommerce and mobile products and services.

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