Published On: Mon, Mar 24th, 2014

Credit Services Stocks – Visa Inc (NYSE:V), Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC)

Shares of credit along with debit card network operators, Visa Inc (V) and MasterCard (MA) are increasing following Bloomberg released that a federal appeals court ruled the Federal Reserve allowed to cap debit card swipe fees at around 21 cents. The ruling is a win for the card firms and a defeat to retailers, who were challenging an earlier ruling.

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) [Trend Analysis] traded positively in latest trading session, stocks prices surged by 0.70% to settled at $223.37. As firm has market capitalization of $141.53B, with enterprise value of $137.44B. The company has the price over sales value of $11.63 whereas its price over book value of $5.21 for the most recent quarter. The firm has the total cash of $4.09B for the most recent quarter with the current ratio of 1.77% for the most recent quarter.

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On the other hand, Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc (MA) have recommenced services for payment transactions for clients at Russia’s SMP bank, whose main shareholders were affected by U.S. sanctions, according to the bank on Sunday. SMP had reported on Friday that Visa and MasterCard had stopped providing services for payment transactions for clients at SMP bank, that has around 100 branches covering over 20 Russian cities, according to its website. Mastercard’s spokesperson confirmed it was again serving clients of the bank other than did not say why it reversed its decision.

Shares of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) [Trend Analysis] decreased -3.09% to the trading at $75.99. The firm has 52-week low range of $51.55 and 52-week high price was $84.75. The recommendation trends from street professionals are, stock rated at “buy” by 13 analysts, while 9 analyst rates as a “hold” security. While the noticeable thing is mean recommendation of this week that stands at 2.0, [(Strong Buy 1.0 - 5.0 (Sell)] as on contradiction to last week recommendation of 2.0, which denotes zero variation in recommendations.

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Fifth Street Management LLC (FSC) recently reported that Mergers & Acquisitions recognized it as the 2013 M&A Mid-Market Lender of the Year. This is the second honor that Fifth Street has received for its accomplishments in 2013, having as well been designated the “Lender Firm of the Year” by The M&A Advisor in December 2013.

Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NASDAQ:FSC) [Trend Analysis] surged 0.21%, closing the day at $9.44, after wavering among $9.35 and $9.49 during the trading session. Its net profit margin in lasted declared quarter was 47.25% as compared to 45.95% in previous year in same year. Its beta value stands at 0.87 times. The stock has a 52-week high price of $11.13 and its 52-week low price was $8.94.

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