Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry that connects consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses worldwide, enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks. As the operator of the payments network, the Company facilitated the switching (authorization, clearing, and settlement) of payment transactions and delivers related products and services. Mastercard offers a wide range of payment solutions and services using its family of brands, including Mastercard, Maestro, and Cirrus. The Company also provides value-added offerings such as safety and security products, information services and consulting, issuer and acquirer processing and loyalty and reward programs. 

Company Growth (employees)
Purchase, US
Size (employees)
11,900 (est)
Mastercard was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, US

Key People/Management 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 72 other locations
Purchase, US (HQ)
2000 Purchase Street
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Mastercard Financials and Metrics

Mastercard Financials

Mastercard's revenue was reported to be $10.8 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

3.1 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

1.2 b

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

1.7 b

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

161.1 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

5.2 b


161.3 b
Mastercard's current market capitalization is $161.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.3 b9.4 b9.7 b10.8 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

3.7 b

Operating expense total

3.7 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


2.4 b2.5 b2.4 b2.7 b2.9 b2.7 b3.1 b

General and administrative expense

810 m883 m868 m930 m933 m951 m1.1 b

Operating expense total

1.1 b1.2 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b


1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.7 b1.5 b1.7 b
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b3.1 b3.7 b2.1 b3.6 b5.1 b5.7 b6.7 b

Accounts Receivable

966 m1.1 b1.1 b1.4 b


471 m741 m664 m850 m

Current Assets

11 b11 b11 b13.2 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


3.4 b4 b2.9 b4.5 b4.2 b3.4 b3.9 b4.9 b5.2 b5.2 b6 b5.2 b

Accounts Receivable

990 m995 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.6 b1.7 b

Current Assets

10.6 b11.3 b10.6 b11 b10.3 b10.2 b9.6 b10.6 b11 b11.8 b12.9 b12.5 b


474 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3.1 b3.6 b3.8 b4.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

373 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Accounts Payable

(20 m)61 m49 m145 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

2.5 b870 m1.8 b2.8 b1 b1.9 b2.9 b959 m1.9 b3.1 b1.1 b2.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

187 m73 m154 m237 m87 m179 m273 m95 m188 m281 m92 m203 m

Accounts Receivable

(67 m)(15 m)(121 m)(96 m)(30 m)(51 m)(27 m)(87 m)(100 m)(190 m)(120 m)(186 m)

Accounts Payable

(76 m)(46 m)29 m(39 m)1 m37 m(31 m)(75 m)(18 m)(33 m)57 m24 m
USDY, 2017


97.6 x


79.1 x


256.6 k

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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Mastercard Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016



Cards (Consumer Credit)

727 m739 m740 m



Cards (Commercial Credit)

40 m41 m42 m
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Mastercard Market Value History

Mastercard's Web-traffic and Trends

Mastercard Online and Social Media Presence

Mastercard News and Updates

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ODG, Mastercard, and Qualcomm show off augmented reality shopping

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Mastercard unleashes blockchain APIs to boost development

Mastercard is targeting cross-border payments by releasing its blockchain APIs, entering the arena with the likes of JPMorgan and IBM. The post Mastercard unleashes blockchain APIs to boost development appeared first on Computer Business Review.

Mastercard opens up access to its blockchain

Mastercard technology is now available to developers who want to test their own blockchain solutions.
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