3. As of noon trading, MasterCard Incorporated ( MA) is up $4.19 (0.72) to $587.53 on light volume Thus far, 145,009 shares of MasterCard Incorporated exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 573,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $582.40-$588.86 after having opened the day at $584.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $583.34.

MasterCard Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. MasterCard Incorporated has a market cap of $68.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 18.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate MasterCard Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates MasterCard Incorporated as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full MasterCard Incorporated Ratings Report now.

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