Barclays Sticks to Their Buy Rating for Visa (V)

In a report issued on June 4, Ramsey El Assal from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Visa (V), with a price target of $284.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $230.14, close to its 52-week high of $237.50.

According to, Assal is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.6% and a 66.7% success rate. Assal covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Automatic Data Processing, Fidelity National Info, and BigCommerce Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Visa is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $267.65, implying a 16.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 27, Mizuho Securities also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $275.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $237.50 and a one-year low of $179.23. Currently, Visa has an average volume of 7.69M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 56 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of V in relation to earlier this year. Last month, Vasant Prabhu, the VICE CHAIR & CFO of V sold 35,000 shares for a total of $8,178,700.

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Visa, Inc. engages in the provision of digital payment services. It also facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among global network of consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. It offers debit card, credit card, prepaid products, commercial payment solutions, and global ATM. The company was founded by Dee Hock in 1958 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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