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
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Cash / Debt
$2.8 billion / $0
American Express Discover Financial MasterCard
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 5,126 members who have rated Visa believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Strong and consistent top line and bottom line. ROE is consistent and above average returns of S&P 500. Long term debt is nil. No doors to entry. The players in this industry are limited to just a few established ones. [Visa] and [MasterCard] and [American Express] will outlive most of us.
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