4. As of noon trading, Visa ( V) is down $2.20 (-1.3%) to $167.64 on average volume Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Visa exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $167.29-$170.99 after having opened the day at $169.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $169.84. Visa Inc., a payments technology company, engages in the operation of retail electronic payments network worldwide. It facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. Visa has a market cap of $89.9 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 12.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate Visa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Visa as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Visa Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.