Visa is an American 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.

Visa’s global payment brands include Visa, Visa Electron, PLUS, and Interlink. Together they provide payment options through credit, debit, prepaid, and commercial programs. Visa's global network, VisaNet, delivers value-added processing services such as fraud and risk management, dispute resolution, rewards, and other business-enhancing applications. 

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
14,200 (est)+26%
Visa was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Visa

Alfred Kelly

Alfred Kelly

Robb Lewis

Robb Lewis

Sr. Business Leader
Pradnesh Kulkarni

Pradnesh Kulkarni

Director , Digital Payments Product Management
Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards

Director - Global Systems Engineering
Lynne Biggar

Lynne Biggar

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Kelly Mahon Tullier

Kelly Mahon Tullier

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
John Swainson

John Swainson

Lead Director
Vasant Prabhu

Vasant Prabhu

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Visa Office Locations

Visa has offices in San Francisco, Ho Chi Minh City, Auckland, Bellevue and in 44 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
350 Rhode Island Stree
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Visa Financials and Metrics

Visa Financials

Visa's revenue was reported to be $4.5 b in Q2, 2017

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

4.5 b

Net income (Q2, 2017)

2.5 b

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

2.8 b

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

256.5 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

6.4 b
Visa's current market capitalization is $256.5 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


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

Revenue growth, %


Sales and marketing expense

876 m900 m872 m869 m

General and administrative expense

451 m507 m547 m796 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


3.2 b3.4 b3.4 b3.5 b3.6 b3.6 b3.6 b4.5 b4.5 b

Sales and marketing expense

228 m205 m190 m224 m194 m186 m189 m218 m193 m

General and administrative expense

126 m126 m141 m137 m156 m164 m246 m186 m406 m

Operating expense total

354 m331 m331 m361 m350 m350 m435 m404 m599 m
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


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

Accounts Receivable

761 m822 m847 m1 b


187 m216 m353 m555 m

Current Assets

7.8 b9.6 b10.9 b14.3 b
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


2.1 b2.1 b2 b2.1 b12.8 b15.9 b5.9 b5.8 b6.4 b

Accounts Receivable

824 m900 m896 m892 m922 m944 m1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Current Assets

9 b9.9 b10.1 b10.1 b25.5 b24.3 b14.4 b14.7 b15.5 b


11.7 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b15 b14.9 b14.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

6.3 b5.4 b6.3 b6 b

Depreciation and Amortization

397 m435 m494 m502 m

Accounts Receivable

(38 m)(53 m)(19 m)(65 m)

Accounts Payable

40 m(56 m)(13 m)43 m
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

4.4 b1.6 b3.1 b4.8 b1.9 b3.6 b4.1 b2.1 b2.5 b

Depreciation and Amortization

109 m120 m125 m130 m120 m121 m120 m146 m131 m

Accounts Receivable

(55 m)(78 m)(74 m)(64 m)(75 m)(97 m)(92 m)(89 m)(40 m)

Accounts Payable

(86 m)10 m(44 m)(52 m)(10 m)(34 m)(35 m)(102 m)(83 m)
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Visa Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017



Clients (Financial Institutions)

14 k14 k16.8 k


64.99 b70.97 b83.16 b

Active Cards

2.2 b2.4 b3.01 b
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Visa Market Value History

Traffic Overview of Visa

Visa Online and Social Media Presence

Visa Company Life and Culture

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