Company

Visa

Official Name: Visa Inc.

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, United States

Founded: September 18, 1958

Employees: 21,500

CEO: Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr.

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Market Cap

$486.77 Billion

USD as of April 1, 2022

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Company Description

Visa Inc., is a multinational financial services corporation facilitating electronic funds transfers throughout the world. It operates payment products that financial institutions use to offer credit, debit, prepaid, and cash access programs to their customers via Visa-branded credit cards, gift cards, and debit cards.

Visa market capitalization evolution

Evolution of Visa Inc. market cap in the past 5 years

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Detailed Description

Visa Inc. operates as a payments technology company worldwide. The company facilitates digital payments among consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a transaction processing network that enables authorization, clearing, and settlement of payment transactions. In addition, the company offers card products, platforms, and value-added services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, VPAY, and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Wikipedia Introduction

Visa Inc. (/ˈviːzə, ˈviːsə/; stylized as VISA) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards, debit cards and prepaid cards. Visa is one of the world's most valuable companies. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers; rather, Visa provides financial institutions with Visa-branded payment products that they then use to offer credit, debit, prepaid and cash access programs to their customers. In 2015, the Nilson Report, a publication that tracks the credit card industry, found that Visa's global network (known as VisaNet) processed 100 billion transactions during 2014 with a total volume of US$6.8 trillion. It was launched in September 1958 by Bank of America (BofA) as the BankAmericard credit card program. In response to competitor Master Charge (now Mastercard), BofA began to license the BankAmericard program to other financial institutions in 1966. By 1970, BofA gave up direct control of the BankAmericard program, forming a consortium with the other various BankAmericard issuer banks to take over its management. It was then renamed Visa in 1976. Nearly all Visa transactions worldwide are processed through the company's directly operated VisaNet at one of four secure data centers, located in Ashburn, Virginia; Highlands Ranch, Colorado; London, England; and Singapore. These facilities are heavily secured against natural disasters, crime, and terrorism; can operate independently of each other and from external utilities if necessary; and can handle up to 30,000 simultaneous transactions and up to 100 billion computations every second. Visa is the world's second-largest card payment organization (debit and credit cards combined), after being surpassed by China UnionPay in 2015, based on annual value of card payments transacted and number of issued cards. However, because UnionPay's size is based primarily on the size of its domestic market in China, Visa is still considered the dominant bankcard company in the rest of the world, where it commands a 50% market share of total card payments.

Source: Wikipedia, retrieved on March 31, 2022, 9:07 p.m.

Stocks & Indices

Visa Inc. has the following listings and related stock indices.


Stock: NYSE: V

Stock: BCBA: V

Stock: BMV: V

Stock: Bovespa: VISA34

Stock: BVS: V

Stock: FSX: 3V64

Stock: MTA: 3V64

Product & Services

Credit cards, payment systems

Key People

Founder(s): Dee Hock

Alfred F. Kelly Jr. (CEO)

Financials

Revenue: US$24.11 billion (2021)

Operating income: US$15.8 billion (2021)

Net income: US$12.31 billion (2021)


Total assets: US$82.9 billion (2021)

Total equity: US$37.59 billion (2021)

Details

Headquarters:

PO Box 8999

San Francisco, CA 94128

United States

Phone: 650-432-3200