Re: Why is MC stock so much more valuable than Visa/Amex/
01-26-2013 06:44 PM
In terms of market cap ( share price x # of shares outstanding) a quick Google search indicates that visa is worth about 110 billion, whereas mastercard is worth about 65 billion.
So the short answer is that visa just has a significantly higher number of shares outstanding than mc does, which in turn dilutes the price of 1 visa share relative to mc.
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