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. 

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Type
Public
HQ
Foster City, US
Founded
1958
Size (employees)
15,000 (est)+6%
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

Chief Executive Officer
Ryan McInerney

Ryan McInerney

President
Chris Clark

Chris Clark

Executive Vice President and Group Executive, Asia Pacific
Charlotte Hogg

Charlotte Hogg

Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Europe
Oliver Jenkyn

Oliver Jenkyn

Executive Vice President and Group Executive, North America
Vasant Prabhu

Vasant Prabhu

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Visa Office Locations

Visa has offices in London, Washington, Singapore, Foster City and in 43 other locations
Foster City, US (HQ)
900 Metro Center Blvd.
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Visa Financials and Metrics

Visa Financials

Visa's revenue was reported to be $18.36 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

4.9 b

Net income (Q1, 2018)

2.5 b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

3.3 b

Market capitalization (18-Apr-2018)

292.9 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

8.1 b

EV

301.4 b
Visa's current market capitalization is $292.9 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%

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, 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 b

Sales and marketing expense

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

General and administrative expense

108 m120 m126 m126 m141 m137 m156 m164 m246 m186 m406 m230 m236 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 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, 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 b

Accounts Receivable

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

Goodwill

11.7 b11.7 b11.7 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b11.8 b15 b14.9 b14.8 b15 b15.2 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, 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 b

Depreciation and Amortization

109 m120 m125 m130 m120 m121 m120 m146 m131 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)

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 b
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

90.6 x

EV/CFO

109.1 x

Revenue/Employee

324.1 k

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
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