- The report contains detailed information about Mastercard Incorporated that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
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- The Mastercard Incorporated financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
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About Mastercard Incorporated
MasterCard Incorporated, a payment solutions company, provides transaction processing and related services to customers primarily in support of their credit, deposit access (debit), electronic cash and Automated Teller Machine payment card programs, and travelers cheque programs.
The company provides various services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of approximately 23000 financial institutions and other entities that are its customers. It develops and markets payment solutions, process payment transactions, and provides support services to its customers, merchants and other clients. It manages a family of payment card brands, including MasterCard, MasterCard Electronic, Maestro and Cirrus, which it licenses to its customers.
Payment Services and Solutions
The company provides transaction processing and other payment-related services to its customers. It also offers a range of payment solutions to enable its customers to design, package and implement programs targeted to the specific needs of their customers (which include cardholders and commercial clients). The company deploys customer relationship management teams to its customers to provide them with customized solutions built upon its expertise in payment programs, marketing, product development, payment processing technology and consulting and information services.
The company operates the MasterCard Worldwide Network, which links issuers and acquirers around the globe for transaction processing services and, through them, permits MasterCard cardholders to use their cards at millions of merchants worldwide.
MasterCard Worldwide Network: The company facilitates the processing of transactions through the MasterCard Worldwide Network, its proprietary, global payment network. Its transaction processing capabilities include its core processingspecifically, transaction switching (authorization, clearing and settlement), as well as value-added payment processing services that extend its capabilities beyond switching in the payment value chain.
The company processes transactions through its network for approximately 23,000 financial institutions and other entities that are its customers through approximately 150 currencies in approximately 210 countries and territories. Its network also features an intelligent architecture which enables it to adapt to the needs of each transaction by blending two distinct processing structuresdistributed (peer-to-peer) and centralized (hub-and-spoke).
Core Processing Capabilities
Transaction SwitchingAuthorization, Clearing and Settlement: MasterCard provides transaction switching (authorization, clearing and settlement) through the MasterCard Worldwide Network.
Cross-Border and Domestic Processing: The MasterCard Worldwide Network provides its customers with a structure that enables them to provide processing across regions and for domestic markets. MasterCard also provides domestic transaction processing services to customers in every region of the world, which allow customers to facilitate payment transactions between cardholders and merchants throughout a particular country.
Expanded Processing Capabilities: In addition to transaction switching, the company invests in ways to strategically expand its processing capabilities in the payment value chain.
MasterCard Integrated Processing Solutions (IPS): The company offers MasterCard Integrated Processing Solutions (IPS), a MasterCard-engineered issuer processing platform. IPS is designed to provide medium to global issuing customers with a processing solution to help create differentiated products and services and allow deployment of payments portfolios across banking channels. Through a single processing platform, IPS can authorize debit and prepaid transactions, assist issuers in managing risk using fraud detection tools, manage the issuers card base, and manage and monitor the issuers ATMs. The proprietary MasterCard Portfolio Viewer provides a user-friendly customer interface to IPS, delivering aggregate cardholder intelligence across accounts and product lines to provide its customers with a v
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1. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED SWOT ANALYSIS
4. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Mastercard Incorporated Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Mastercard Incorporated and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Mastercard Incorporated and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Mastercard Incorporated Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Software and Technology Services Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Mastercard Incorporated Industry Position Analysis
6. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. MASTERCARD INCORPORATED VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Mastercard Incorporated Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Mastercard Incorporated Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Mastercard Incorporated Major Shareholders
Mastercard Incorporated History
Mastercard Incorporated Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Mastercard Incorporated Offices and Representations
Mastercard Incorporated SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Mastercard Incorporated Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Mastercard Incorporated Capital Market Snapshot
Mastercard Incorporated Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Software and Technology Services Industry Statistics
Mastercard Incorporated Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Mastercard Incorporated Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Mastercard Incorporated Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Mastercard Incorporated 1-year Stock Charts
Mastercard Incorporated 5-year Stock Charts
Mastercard Incorporated vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Mastercard Incorporated vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Mastercard Incorporated Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?