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)
Type
Public
HQ
Purchase, US
Founded
1966
Size (employees)
11,900 (est)+6%
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 72 other locations
Purchase, US (HQ)
2000 Purchase Street
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Mastercard Data and Metrics

Mastercard Financial Metrics

Mastercard's revenue was reported to be $2.7 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

2.7 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

1.1 b

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

1.5 b

Market capitalization (22-Aug-2017)

144.8 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

6 b
Mastercard's current market capitalization is $144.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

8.3 b9.4 b9.7 b10.8 b

Revenue growth, %

14%2%11%

General and administrative expense

3.7 b

Operating expense total

3.7 b

EBIT

4.5 b5.1 b5.1 b5.8 b

EBIT margin, %

54%54%53%53%

Interest expense

14 m48 m61 m95 m

Pre tax profit

4.5 b5.1 b5 b5.6 b

Income tax expense

1.4 b1.5 b1.2 b1.6 b

Net Income

3.1 b3.6 b3.8 b4.1 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

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

General and administrative expense

810 m883 m868 m930 m933 m951 m

Operating expense total

810 m883 m868 m930 m933 m951 m

EBIT

1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.7 b1.5 b

EBIT margin, %

52%54%55%51%58%55%

Interest expense

17 m15 m20 m22 m23 m39 m

Pre tax profit

1.2 b1.4 b1.3 b1.4 b1.6 b1.5 b

Income tax expense

320 m375 m378 m382 m449 m397 m

Net Income

1.8 b2.8 b1 b1.9 b2.9 b959 m1.9 b3.1 b1.1 b
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Inventories

471 m741 m664 m850 m

Current Assets

11 b11 b11 b13.2 b

PP&E

526 m615 m675 m733 m

Goodwill

1.1 b1.5 b1.9 b1.8 b

Total Assets

14.2 b15.3 b16.3 b18.7 b

Accounts Payable

338 m419 m472 m609 m

Total Debt

1.5 b3.3 b5.2 b

Current Liabilities

6 b6.2 b6.3 b7.2 b

Total Liabilities

13 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.8 b3.9 b4 b4.2 b

Retained Earnings

10.1 b13.2 b16.2 b19.4 b

Total Equity

7.5 b6.8 b6 b5.7 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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

2.9 b4.5 b4.2 b3.4 b3.9 b4.9 b5.2 b5.2 b6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.6 b

Current Assets

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

Goodwill

1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b

Total Assets

14.4 b14.7 b14.6 b15.3 b14.6 b15.9 b16.3 b17.3 b18.6 b

Accounts Payable

420 m319 m406 m481 m381 m409 m452 m437 m680 m

Current Liabilities

5.8 b5.8 b5.9 b6.5 b5.9 b6.4 b6.5 b7.1 b7.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.8 b3.8 b3.9 b3.9 b4 b4 b4.1 b4.1 b4.2 b

Retained Earnings

11.7 b12.6 b14 b14.7 b15.5 b17 b17.7 b18.7 b20.3 b

Total Equity

6.3 b6.5 b6.3 b6.4 b6.3 b5.5 b5.8 b6.2 b5.6 b

Financial Leverage

2.3 x2.2 x2.3 x2.4 x2.3 x2.9 x2.8 x2.8 x3.3 x
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

Cash From Operating Activities

4.1 b3.4 b4 b4.5 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)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

1.8 b2.8 b1 b1.9 b2.9 b959 m1.9 b3.1 b1.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

154 m237 m87 m179 m273 m95 m188 m281 m92 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Accounts Payable

29 m(39 m)1 m37 m(31 m)(75 m)(18 m)(33 m)57 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3 b2.7 b911 m1.7 b3 b1 b2.1 b3.5 b745 m

Purchases of PP&E

(39 m)(97 m)(31 m)(56 m)(125 m)(37 m)(101 m)(156 m)(64 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(432 m)448 m(519 m)(1.2 b)(853 m)(385 m)(495 m)(1.1 b)(246 m)

Dividends Paid

(260 m)(388 m)(184 m)(367 m)(548 m)(212 m)(421 m)(630 m)(238 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(2.1 b)(1.1 b)(2.1 b)(3.2 b)(1.5 b)(2.2 b)(3 b)(1.2 b)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

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Mastercard News and Updates

Mastercard tests fingerprint verification for credit cards

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Mastercard, MoneyGram unveil financial services for Facebook Messenger

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MasterCard is testing new cards with fingerprint sensors to keep your money safe

While fingerprint sensors may be the reason for a delay in the new iPhone, that technology isn't holding back MasterCard from rolling out new credit cards with fingerprint technology.  SEE ALSO: The Galaxy S8's fingerprint sensor sure looks like it's in a terrible spot The company announced on T…

Mastercard trials biometric bankcard with embedded fingerprint reader

 Mastercard is trialling a Chip and PIN bankcard that includes an embedded fingerprint reader, introducing a biometric authentication layer for card payments — and taking a leaf out of the book of Apple Pay et al in the process. The thinking here being: why pay by entering a PIN when you can securel…

Biometric banking: Mastercard's made a fingerprint activated credit card

You can ditch your pin next time you're at the till - just a fingerprint is needed to pay with Mastercard's latest credit card. Inspired by the likes of Apple, where a touch of your finger can unlock the iPhone, the card company is trialling the biometric technology to make it easier to pay. H…

Mastercard gets the nod from the CMA for £700m VocaLink deal

The competition authority has approved Mastercard's £700m acquisition of payments technology firm VocaLink, after they addressed competition concerns. Mastercard picked up a majority stake in the payments processor in a £700m deal in July last year.  Read more: Mastercard's £700m Vocalink deal…
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