Within the last quarter, Mastercard MA has observed the following analyst ratings:
|Bullish||Somewhat Bullish||Indifferent||Somewhat Bearish||Bearish|
These 12 analysts have an average price target of $392.42 versus the current price of Mastercard at $344.54, implying upside.
Below is a summary of how these 12 analysts rated Mastercard over the past 3 months. The greater the number of bullish ratings, the more positive analysts are on the stock and the greater the number of bearish ratings, the more negative analysts are on the stock
This current average represents a 5.63% decrease from the previous average price target of $415.83.
How Are Analyst Ratings Determined?
Ratings come from analysts, or specialists within banking and financial systems that report for specific stocks or defined sectors (typically once per quarter for each stock). Analysts usually derive their information from company conference calls and meetings, financial statements, and conversations with important insiders to reach their decisions.
Some analysts publish their predictions for metrics such as growth estimates, earnings, and revenue to provide additional guidance with their ratings. When using analyst ratings, it is important to keep in mind that stock and sector analysts are also human and are only offering their opinions to investors.
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