With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Visa and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
San Francisco (1958)
Data processing and outsourced services
CEO Charles Scharf (since October 2012)
CFO Byron Pollitt, Jr. (since September 2007)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$2.8 billion / $0
Discover Financial Services
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 5,096 members who have rated Visa believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Industry leading company with its logo on over 60% of credit cards worldwide . The company will likely increase market share as new credit cards are more often issued on the Visa network. The company makes money on transactions and therefore doesn't have to deal with loans and the like, freeing up its balance sheet from liabilities. This company will continue to lead into the electronic payment revolution that is upon us.
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