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. Visa 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, and mobile financial services for mobile network operators and financial institutions in developing economies. 

Type
Public
HQ
Foster City, US
Founded
1958
Size (employees)
15,000 (est)
Visa was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Foster City, US
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Key People/Management at Visa

Alfred Kelly

Alfred Kelly

CEO
Ryan McInerney

Ryan McInerney

President
Ellen Richey

Ellen Richey

Vice Chairman and Chief Risk Officer
Lynne Biggar

Lynne Biggar

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Michael Ross

Michael Ross

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Bill Sheedy

Bill Sheedy

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, M&A, and Government Relations
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Visa Office Locations

Visa has offices in Makati, Charlotte, Paris, Lehi and in 57 other locations
Foster City, US (HQ)
900 Metro Center Blvd.
Ashburn, US
44901 Russell Branch Pkwy
Austin, US
12301 Research Blvd
Miami, US
1004 NW 65th Ave
Palo Alto, US
385 Sherman Ave
San Francisco, US
600 1 Market St
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Visa Financials and Metrics

Visa Revenue

Visa's revenue was reported to be $18.36 b in FY, 2017 which is a 21.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

5.2 b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

2.3 b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

2.9 b

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

322.5 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)

140.7

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

8.5 b

EV

330.6 b
Visa's current market capitalization is $322.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

9.2 b10.4 b11.8 b12.7 b13.9 b15.1 b18.4 b

Revenue growth, %

13%13%8%9%9%22%

Sales and marketing expense

876 m900 m872 m869 m922 m

General and administrative expense

451 m507 m547 m796 m1.1 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

3.2 b3.2 b3.2 b3.4 b3.4 b3.5 b3.6 b3.6 b3.6 b4.5 b4.5 b4.6 b4.9 b9.9 b5.2 b

Sales and marketing expense

186 m245 m228 m205 m190 m224 m194 m186 m189 m218 m193 m221 m223 m484 m240 m

General and administrative expense

108 m120 m126 m126 m141 m137 m156 m164 m246 m186 m406 m230 m236 m458 m230 m

Operating expense total

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.2 b3.2 b1.4 b1.7 b1.5 b1.5 b3.3 b2.4 b
Annual
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3.9 b2.1 b2.1 b2.2 b2 b3.5 b5.6 b9.9 b

Accounts Receivable

761 m822 m847 m1 b1.1 b

Inventories

187 m216 m353 m555 m550 m

Current Assets

7.8 b9.6 b10.9 b14.3 b19 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

2.1 b1.8 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b2.1 b12.8 b15.9 b5.9 b5.8 b6.4 b7.4 b8.1 b8.1 b8.5 b

Accounts Receivable

840 m832 m824 m900 m896 m892 m922 m944 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b

Current Assets

7.8 b8.5 b9 b9.9 b10.1 b10.1 b25.5 b24.3 b14.4 b14.7 b15.5 b15.7 b17.3 b18.5 b

PP&E

2.4 b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

6.3 b5.4 b6.3 b6 b6.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

397 m435 m494 m502 m556 m

Inventories

550 m

Accounts Payable

40 m(56 m)(13 m)43 m179 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.4 b3 b4.4 b1.6 b3.1 b4.8 b1.9 b3.6 b4.1 b2.1 b2.5 b4.6 b2.5 b5.1 b7.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

109 m120 m125 m130 m120 m121 m120 m146 m131 m450 m

Accounts Payable

(80 m)(68 m)(86 m)10 m(44 m)(52 m)(10 m)(34 m)(35 m)(102 m)(83 m)(71 m)(51 m)(26 m)(18 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5 b3.5 b5.4 b1.8 b2.7 b4.9 b2 b2.8 b3.1 b2.5 b2.9 b6.4 b2.8 b5.6 b9.2 b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

114.6 x

EV/CFO

35.9 x

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Visa Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Clients (Financial Institutions)

14 k14 k16.80 k

Locations

107

Merchant Locations

44 m

Transactions per Second

65 k
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Visa Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Fraedom (358)February 09, 2018
CyberSource April 22, 2010$2 b

Human Capital Metrics

Source: usa.visa.com
Visa's employees are reported to be approximately 40% female and 60% male.
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Visa Online and Social Media Presence

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Visa News and Updates

Canadian Visa Expert: Immigration to Canada Praised By OECD Global Biennial Report

MARKHAM, Ontario, August 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada is a global leader in delivering strong, positive immigration policies, and the best outcomes for its citizens, stated from the wide-ranging Biennial Report, released by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development...

Visa's Founder Built an Empire By Hiring for This 1 Trait Above All Else

Hiring top talent is critical in today's competitive landscape. Learn the secret to hiring A players from Visa's founder and past CEO.

U.K. Think Tank Attacks Indian IT Firms For Exploiting Visa ‘Loophole’

Tata Consultancy Services is the single-largest company which used over 6,200 intra-company transfers last year.

Visa, Mastercard, AmEx Agree to Cut Canada Interchange Fees

Visa, Mastercard, Amex Agree to Trim Interchange Fees in Canada
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Visa Company Life and Culture

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