As a technology company in the global payments business, we operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

Our family of brands, which includes MasterCard®, Maestro® and Cirrus®, spans more than 210 countries and territories. With our products, services, tools, solutions, and insights, we’re giving you the ultimate in convenience and financial control so you can focus on what matters.

Company Growth (employees)
Purchase, US
Size (employees)
11,300 (est)
Mastercard was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, US

Key People at Mastercard

Ajay Banga

Ajay Banga

President & Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors
Martina Hund-Mejean

Martina Hund-Mejean

Chief Financial Officer
Ann Cairns

Ann Cairns

President of International Markets

Mastercard Office Locations

Mastercard has offices in Purchase, Kansas City, Beijing, Budapest and in 74 other locations
Purchase, US (HQ)
2000 Purchase Street

Mastercard Metrics

Mastercard Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$10.8 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$4.1 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$120.8 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$6.7 b
Mastercard's current market capitalization is $120.8 b.
Mastercard's revenue was reported to be $10.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 11.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$8.3 b$9.4 b$9.7 b$10.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$3.8 b$4.3 b$4.6 b$5 b


$4.5 b$5.1 b$5.1 b$5.8 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$14 m$48 m$61 m$95 m

Pre tax profit

$4.5 b$5.1 b$5 b$5.6 b

Income tax expense

$1.4 b$1.5 b$1.2 b$1.6 b

Net Income

$3.1 b$3.6 b$3.8 b$4.1 b
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$2.1 b$3.1 b$3.7 b$2.1 b$3.6 b$5.1 b$5.7 b$6.7 b

Accounts Receivable

$966 m$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.4 b


$471 m$741 m$664 m$850 m

Current Assets

$11 b$11 b$11 b$13.2 b


$526 m$615 m$675 m$733 m


$1.1 b$1.5 b$1.9 b$1.8 b

Total Assets

$14.2 b$15.3 b$16.3 b$18.7 b

Accounts Payable

$338 m$419 m$472 m$609 m

Total Debt

$1.5 b$3.3 b$5.2 b

Current Liabilities

$6 b$6.2 b$6.3 b$7.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$3.8 b$3.9 b$4 b$4.2 b

Retained Earnings

$10.1 b$13.2 b$16.2 b$19.4 b

Total Equity

$7.5 b$6.8 b$6 b$5.7 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.5 x0.9 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.2 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x2.2 x2.7 x3.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$3.1 b$3.6 b$3.8 b$4.1 b

Accounts Receivable

($42 m)($164 m)($35 m)($338 m)

Accounts Payable

($20 m)$61 m$49 m$145 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$4.1 b$3.4 b$4 b$4.5 b

Purchases of PP&E

($155 m)($175 m)($177 m)($215 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($4 m)$690 m($715 m)($1.2 b)

Dividends Paid

($255 m)($515 m)($727 m)($837 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($2.6 b)($2.3 b)($2.5 b)($2.3 b)

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