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. 

TypePublic
HQFoster City, US
Founded1958
Size (employees)15,000 (est)
Websiteusa.visa.com
Visa was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Foster City, US
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Visa Office Locations

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

Visa Revenue

Visa's revenue was reported to be $20.61 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (FY, 2018)

20.6b

Net income (FY, 2018)

10.3b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

13.0b

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

305.9b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

138.6

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

8.2b

EV

314.4b
Visa's current market capitalization is $305.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

9.2b10.4b11.8b12.7b13.9b15.1b18.4b20.6b

Revenue growth, %

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

Sales and marketing expense

876.0m900.0m872.0m869.0m922.0m988.0m

General and administrative expense

451.0m507.0m547.0m796.0m1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

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

Sales and marketing expense

186.0m245.0m228.0m205.0m190.0m224.0m194.0m186.0m189.0m218.0m193.0m221.0m223.0m484.0m240.0m

General and administrative expense

108.0m120.0m126.0m126.0m141.0m137.0m156.0m164.0m246.0m186.0m406.0m230.0m236.0m458.0m230.0m

Operating expense total

1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.2b1.2b3.2b1.4b1.7b1.5b1.5b3.3b2.4b
Annual
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

3.9b2.1b2.1b2.2b2.0b3.5b5.6b9.9b8.2b

Accounts Receivable

761.0m822.0m847.0m1.0b1.1b1.2b

Inventories

187.0m216.0m353.0m555.0m550.0m

Current Assets

7.8b9.6b10.9b14.3b19.0b18.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

2.1b1.8b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.1b12.8b15.9b5.9b5.8b6.4b7.4b8.1b8.1b8.5b

Accounts Receivable

840.0m832.0m824.0m900.0m896.0m892.0m922.0m944.0m1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.3b1.3b1.2b

Current Assets

7.8b8.5b9.0b9.9b10.1b10.1b25.5b24.3b14.4b14.7b15.5b15.7b17.3b18.5b

PP&E

2.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

6.3b5.4b6.3b6.0b6.7b10.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

397.0m435.0m494.0m502.0m556.0m

Inventories

550.0m

Accounts Payable

40.0m(56.0m)(13.0m)43.0m179.0m3.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.4b3.0b4.4b1.6b3.1b4.8b1.9b3.6b4.1b2.1b2.5b4.6b2.5b5.1b7.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

109.0m120.0m125.0m130.0m120.0m121.0m120.0m146.0m131.0m450.0m

Accounts Payable

(80.0m)(68.0m)(86.0m)10.0m(44.0m)(52.0m)(10.0m)(34.0m)(35.0m)(102.0m)(83.0m)(71.0m)(51.0m)(26.0m)(18.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.5b3.5b5.4b1.8b2.7b4.9b2.0b2.8b3.1b2.5b2.9b6.4b2.8b5.6b9.2b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

24.3 x

EV/CFO

24.7 x

Revenue/Employee

1.4m

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
FraedomFebruary 09, 2018
CyberSourceApril 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

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Visa Company Life and Culture

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Visa Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Visa founded?

    Visa was founded in 1958.

  • How many employees does Visa have?

    Visa has 15,000 employees.

  • What is Visa revenue?

    Latest Visa annual revenue is $20.6 b.

  • What is Visa revenue per employee?

    Latest Visa revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are Visa competitors?

    Competitors of Visa include Discover Financial Services, American Express and Capital One.

  • 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, Charlotte, Paris, Lehi and in 57 other locations.

  • How many offices does Visa have?

    Visa has 63 offices.