Visa Summary


Visa is a multinational financial services company that facilitates electronic payment systems throughout the world. The company operates the retail electronic payments network through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. It also provides electronic payment, risk management, and payment security solutions to online merchants, digital goods transactions services in online games, digital media, and social networks, as well as mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies.

HQFoster City, CA, USMap
Overall CultureCMore


Visa is headquartered in
Foster City, United States

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Company Growth (employees)

Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)20,500(+5%)
Job Openings1,658
Website Visits (Apr 2021)4 m(-16%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$21.8 B(-5%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$246.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Visa

Visa Office Locations

Visa has offices in Foster City, Ashburn, Austin, Highlands Ranch and in 51 other locations

Visa Financials and Metrics

Visa Revenue

Visa's revenue was reported to be $21.85 b in FY, 2020 which is a 4.9% decrease from the previous period.


Revenue (Q2, 2021)$5.73 b
Gross profit (Q2, 2021)$5.55 b
Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %96.9%
Net income (Q2, 2021)$3.03 b
EBIT (Q2, 2021) $3.58 b
Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)$542.15 b
Closing stock price(30-Jul-2021)$246.39
Cash (31-Mar-2021)$16.49 b
EV $546.63 b

Visa's current market capitalization is $542.1 b.

USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Revenue20.6 b23 b21.8 b
Revenue growth, %12%11%(5%)
Cost of goods sold686 m721 m727 m
Gross profit19.9 b22.3 b21.1 b
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021
Revenue5.5 b5.5 b5.8 b6.1 b5.9 b4.8 b5.7 b5.7 b
Cost of goods sold173 m171 m184 m181 m183 m172 m173 m179 m
Gross profit5.3 b5.3 b5.7 b5.9 b5.7 b4.7 b5.5 b5.6 b
Gross profit Margin, %97%97%97%97%97%96%97%97%
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USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Cash8.2 b7.8 b16.3 b
Accounts Receivable1.2 b1.5 b1.6 b
Prepaid Expenses562 m712 m757 m
Current Assets18.2 b21 b27.6 b
USDQ1, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021
Cash8.1 b8.3 b7.6 b7.9 b8.8 b9.7 b13.9 b15 b16.5 b
Accounts Receivable1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.7 b1.5 b1.5 b1.7 b1.8 b
Prepaid Expenses456 m765 m648 m580 m889 m753 m729 m849 m
Current Assets17.3 b20.1 b18.5 b18.3 b22.3 b19.9 b25 b26.3 b26.9 b
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USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020
Net Income10.3 b12.1 b10.9 b
Depreciation and Amortization613 m656 m767 m
Accounts Receivable(70 m)(333 m)(43 m)
Accounts Payable3 m(24 m)21 m
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021
Net Income3 b6 b9.1 b3.3 b6.4 b8.7 b3.1 b6.2 b
Depreciation and Amortization159 m319 m484 m182 m374 m571 m197 m398 m
Accounts Receivable(200 m)(203 m)(319 m)(107 m)38 m108 m(108 m)(165 m)
Accounts Payable(46 m)(48 m)(22 m)(12 m)14 m7 m(39 m)(41 m)
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Q2, 2021
EV/EBIT131.8 x
EV/CFO69.0 x
Debt/Equity0.6 x
Debt/Assets0.3 x
Financial Leverage2.1 x
P/E Ratio23.2 x
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Revenue Breakdown

Visa revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 46.3% from United States and 53.7% from International

Visa Operating Metrics

Visa's Visa Processed Transactions was reported to be 37.6 b in Q2, 2021.

Q4, 2017Y, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Y, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4, 2019Y, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021
Total Nominal Volume$2.68 t$10.17 t$2.78 t$2.72 t$2.84 t$11.06 t$2.93 t$2.77 t$2.98 t$11.45 t$3.08 t$2.77 t$3.12 b
Total Nominal Payments Volume$1.93 t$7.27 t$2.03 t$2 t$2.11 t$8.06 t$2.2 t$2.09 t$2.27 t$8.62 t$2.36 t$2.13 t$2.48 b
Active Cards3.14 b3.24 b3.36 b3.45 b

Visa Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
CurrencycloudJuly 22, 2021£700 m
TinkJune 24, 2021€1.8 b
YellowPepperOctober 27, 2020
PlaidJanuary 13, 2020$5.3 b
PayworksJuly 17, 2019
VerifiJuly 01, 2019
Bell IDJune 25, 2019
Rambus - Payments and TicketingJune 25, 2019
EarthportDecember 27, 2018£198 m
FraedomFebruary 09, 2018

Human Capital Metrics


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Visa Cybersecurity Score

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Visa Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Visa Website Traffic

Alexa Website Rank

Total Visits per monthSimilarWeb

Visa Online and Social Media Presence

Twitter followers

388.81 k Twitter followers

6 Months

Visa has 388.81 k Twitter Followers. The number of followers has increased 0.52% month over month and increased 0.25% quarter over quarter.

Visa's Trends

Search term - Visa

Twitter Engagement Stats for @visa

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  • 1.09 k


  • 388.81 k


  • 17

    Tweets last 30 days

  • 25.4

    Avg. likes per Tweet

  • 100%

    Tweets with engagement

Visa Technology StackBuildWith Logo

  • ads

    3 products used

    • Atlas
    • DoubleClick.Net
    • Evidon
  • analytics

    8 products used

    • Atlas Action Tags
    • ClickTale
    • Cognesia
      • Google Analytics
      • Google Analytics Classic
      • Google Analytics with Ad Tracking
      • Optimizely
      • Unica
  • CDN

    6 products used

    • AJAX Libraries API
    • Akamai
    • Akamai Global Host
      • Cloudflare
      • Content Delivery Network
      • OSS CDN
  • cdns

    2 products used

    • Akamai Edge
    • Cloudflare CDN
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Visa News and Updates

Oct 07, 2020
Visa Inc. to Announce Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Financial Results on October 28, 2020
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) will report its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website.
Oct 06, 2020
Razer Fintech and Visa issue virtual pre-paid card
Razer Fintech, the financial technology arm of leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, Razer Inc. has collaborated with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, to unveil a brand-new Visa prepaid solution – the Razer Card.
Oct 04, 2020 joins Visa Fintech Fast Track programme, an end-to-end online payments processor, today announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program, speeding up the process of integrating with the Visa network, and allowing Checkbook to easily leverage the reach, capabilities and security that VisaNet, Visa's global payments network, offers.
Oct 02, 2020
SwatchPay now available for Visa card holders
SwatchPAY! is adding a string to its bow by partnering with the payment network Visa. Thanks to the support of Cornèrcard and BonusCard paving the way for this new partnership on the contactless payment method, SwatchPAY! continues its rollout in Switzerland.
Oct 01, 2020
Shopee and Visa sign five-year strategic partnership
Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, and Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today announced a five-year regional strategic partnership that will encourage greater participation in Southeast Asia’s digital economy, a key component of accelerating the region’s overall economic growth.
Oct 01, 2020
Fime lab recives accreditation from Visa for POS and tap-to-phone testing
Payments testing and consultancy expert, FIME has been qualified to deliver Visa Contactless Payment Specifications (VCPS) Level 2 terminal testing at its San Jose lab.

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When was Visa founded?
Visa was founded in 1958.
Who are Visa key executives?
Visa's key executives are Alfred Kelly, Barbara Kotschwar and Ryan McInerney.
How many employees does Visa have?
Visa has 20,500 employees.
What is Visa revenue?
Latest Visa annual revenue is $21.85 b.
What is Visa revenue per employee?
Latest Visa revenue per employee is $1.07 m.
Who are Visa competitors?
Competitors of Visa include PayPal, UnionPay International and Mastercard.
Where is Visa headquarters?
Visa headquarters is located at 900 Metro Center Blvd, Foster City.
Where are Visa offices?
Visa has offices in Foster City, Ashburn, Austin, Highlands Ranch and 51 other locations
How many offices does Visa have?
Visa has 55 offices.

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