Mastercard Inc (MA.N)
21 Feb 2018
* MASTERCARD INC FILES PRELIMINARY PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT RELATED TO A POTENTIAL NOTES OFFERING - SEC FILING Source text: (http://bit.ly/2GwPvxY) Further company coverage:
* MASTERCARD INC - BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS DECLARED A QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF 25 CENTS PER SHARE Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Visa Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, joining smaller rival Mastercard, as a solid holiday shopping season boosted transactions on its payment network.
Feb 1 Visa Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, joining smaller rival Mastercard, as a solid holiday shopping season boosted transactions on its payment network.
Mastercard Inc's quarterly profit topped estimates on Thursday, boosted by a busy holiday shopping period that saw more people swiping credit and debit cards for larger sums.
* Books charge of $981 mln, mostly due to U.S. tax code (Adds fourth-quarter and conference call details, updates share move)
Shares of eBay hit an all-time high on Thursday after the e-commerce platform unveiled a plan to take more control of customer payments from long-standing partner PayPal, a move analysts said would help it compete better with Amazon.
* Adyen to become e-commerce firm's main payments processor (Adds detail on PayPal agreement, background on eBay business, analyst comment; updates stock price)
Feb 1 Shares of e-commerce platform eBay Inc surged nearly 11 percent on Thursday after it reported strong results and launched a new partnership to take more control of payments on its sites from long-term partner PayPal Holdings Inc.
Feb 1 Mastercard Inc, the world's second-biggest payments network, reported a 76 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by a one-time charge of $981 million related to changes to U.S. tax laws.
|Visa Inc (V.N)||$120.43||-1.58|
|American Express Company (AXP.N)||$97.50||+0.31|
|Discover Financial Services (DFS.N)||$78.59||-1.04|
|First Data Corp (FDC.N)||$15.44||-0.38|
|Total System Services, Inc. (TSS.N)||$86.56||-0.45|
|Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (FIS.N)||$97.15||-0.17|
|Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL.OQ)||$76.51||-0.55|
|Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN.OQ)||$1,482.92||+14.57|