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MA Mastercard PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Jun 12, 2024, the MA stock has a PE ratio of 35.1. This is based on the current EPS of $12.62 and the stock price of $443 per share. A decrease of 3.3% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 36.3 of the last 4 quarters.

MA PE ratio history

How has MA's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Mastercard over the last ten years is 35.89. The current 35.1 PE ratio is 2.2% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, MA's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2020 quarter at 55.77, with a price of $356.94 and an EPS of $6.4. The Sep 2014 quarter recorded the bottom point at 25.23, with a price of $73.92 and an EPS of $2.93.


Mastercard PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 49.04% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -26.7% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 35.96 6.11%
2022 33.89 -17.1%
2021 40.88 -26.7%
2020 55.77 49.04%
2019 37.42 11.67%
2018 33.51 -18.74%
2017 41.24 47.76%
2016 27.91 -3.69%
2015 28.98 4.62%
2014 27.7 -14.8%

MA average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of MA for the past years

The current PE ratio of MA is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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MA PE vs peers

What is MA's PE ratio compared to its peers

MA's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock AMZN, but it is greater than V's and TMUS's. Mastercard's current PE ratio of 35.1 is above the average of its peers, which is 18.98.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
WU Western Union CO 7.33 $4.22B
T At&T Inc 9.5 $126.7B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 14.84 $167.44B
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc 23.57 $205.18B
WEX WEX Inc 27.79 $7.24B
V Visa Inc 30.33 $545.09B
MA Mastercard Inc 35.26 $413.68B
AMZN Amazon Com Inc 50.46 $1.91T
FIS Fidelity National Information Services Inc N/A $42.87B

Frequently asked questions

What is Mastercard's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for MA stock is 35.1 as of Jun 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Mastercard (MA)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for MA stock is 37.21.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Mastercard (MA)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for MA stock is 39.84.

What is the highest PE ratio for MA?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 55.77 and it was in the Dec 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for MA compare to its historical average?

MA's current price to earnings ratio is 2.2% below its 10-year historical average.

How is MA's PE ratio calculated (Mastercard PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Mastercard's stock price is $443. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $12.62. Therefore, Mastercard's P/E ratio for today is 35.1. PE RATIO(35.1) = STOCK PRICE($443) / TTM EPS($12.62)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.