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Mastercard Inc (MA.N)

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17 Jan 2019
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Mastercard Says Evolves Its Brand Mark By Dropping Its Name
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 

Jan 7 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD SAYS EVOLVES ITS BRAND MARK BY DROPPING ITS NAME.MASTERCARD INC - DROPPING ITS NAME FROM ITS ICONIC BRAND MARK IN SELECT CONTEXTS.MASTERCARD - INTERLOCKING RED & YELLOW CIRCLES WILL NOW STAND ON ITS OWN ACROSS CARDS USING THE RED & YELLOW BRAND MARK.  Full Article

Vocalink Signs Contract With Cámara De Compensación Electrónica
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::VOCALINK - SIGNED CONTRACT WITH CÁMARA DE COMPENSACIÓN ELECTRÓNICA TO MODERNIZE THE PERUVIAN ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS INFRASTRUCTURE.  Full Article

Mastercard Board Announces Increase In Qtrly Dividend & $6.5 Bln Share Repurchase Program
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN QUARTERLY DIVIDEND AND $6.5 BILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.MASTERCARD INC - INCREASED COMPANY'S QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND TO 33 CENTS PER SHARE, A 32 PERCENT INCREASE OVER PREVIOUS DIVIDEND OF 25 CENTS PER SHARE.MASTERCARD INC - NEW SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE AT COMPLETION OF COMPANY'S PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED $4 BILLION SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM.  Full Article

Mastercard Expects Resolution Of EU Anti-Trust Proceedings In Q1 2019
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD EXPECTS RESOLUTION OF EU ANTI-TRUST PROCEEDINGS IN Q1 2019.MASTERCARD - ESTIMATES THAT IT WILL INCUR A CHARGE OF ABOUT $650 MILLION IN IN Q4 2018 IN RELATION TO THE ANTICIPATED DECISION.MASTERCARD - DOES NOT EXPECT ANY MODIFICATION OF BUSINESS PRACTICES OR RULES, DOES NOT EXPECT THAT IT WILL IMPACT CUSTOMERS, CARDHOLDERS - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Mastercard says for FY 2018, not much has changed - conf call
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD SAYS KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR POTENTIAL IMPACTS RELATED TO FISCAL STIMULUS REDUCTIONS, RISING INTEREST RATES, POSSIBLY INCREASED TRADE VALUES - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD SAYS FOR 2018 FULL YEAR, "OVERALL, NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED" - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD- FOR FY18, CONTINUE TO EXPECT Y-O-Y REVENUE GROWTH TO BE IN HIGH-TEENS, OPERATING EXPENSE GROWTH TO BE IN MID-TEENS - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD - FX NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE ANY REAL IMPACT TO REVENUE FOR FY; Q4 TO HAVE A HIGHER FOREIGN EXCHANGE HEADWIND TO REVENUE THAN IN Q3 - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD - EXPECT A SEQUENTIAL INCREASE OF OPERATING EXPENSES IN Q4 - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD - ESTIMATE THE TAX RATE WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 9% FOR THE YEAR - CONF CALL.MASTERCARD - NUMBERS RIGHT NOW DON'T SHOW ANY REASON FOR ME TO BE CAUTIOUS, CEO SAYS ON CONF CALL.MASTERCARD - Q4 LAST YEAR, PARTICULAR, AT THE END OF NOV AND DEC, WE SAW CRYPTOCURRENCY RELATED ACTIVITY THAT WE DON'T EXPECT TO REPEAT - CONF CALL.  Full Article

Mastercard Q3 Adjusted Diluted EPS $1.78
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::QTRLY ADJUSTED DILUTED EPS $1.78.THIRD-QUARTER NET INCOME OF $1.9 BILLION, OR $1.82 PER DILUTED SHARE.THIRD-QUARTER NET REVENUE OF $3.9 BILLION, OR AN INCREASE OF 15%.THIRD-QUARTER GROSS DOLLAR VOLUME UP 13% AND PURCHASE VOLUME UP 15%.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.68, REVENUE VIEW $3.86 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QTRLY INCREASE IN CROSS-BORDER VOLUMES OF 17% ON A LOCAL CURRENCY BASIS.QTRLY INCREASE IN SWITCHED TRANSACTIONS OF 16%, ADJUSTED FOR THE IMPACT OF THE VENEZUELA DECONSOLIDATION, TO 18.8 BILLION.AS OF SEPT. 30, CO’S CUSTOMERS HAD ISSUED 2.5 BILLION MASTERCARD & MAESTRO-BRANDED CARDS, ADJUSTED FOR IMPACT OF VENEZUELA DECONSOLIDATION.  Full Article

Mastercard Reaches Agreement To Settle Damages Related To U.S. Merchant Litigation
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD REACHES AGREEMENT TO SETTLE MONETARY DAMAGES RELATED TO U.S. MERCHANT LITIGATION.MASTERCARD - IN ADDITION TO ORIGINAL 2012 MONETARY TERMS, MASTERCARD'S SHARE OF FINANCIAL AGREEMENT IS ADDITIONAL $108 MILLION.MASTERCARD INC - MERCHANT CLASS-ACTION SEEKS REVISION OF NETWORK RULES IS NOT COVERED BY SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT.MASTERCARD INC - CLASS-ACTION REMAINS OUTSTANDING WHILE PARTIES ARE ENGAGED IN SETTLEMENT NEGOTIATIONS.MASTERCARD INC - RECORDED A $210 MILLION CHARGE IN Q2 STATEMENTS WHICH WILL COVER OBLIGATIONS UNDER AGREEMENT.  Full Article

Disney Board Elects Mastercard's Michael Froman As Newest Director
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::DISNEY BOARD ELECTS MASTERCARD’S MICHAEL FROMAN AS NEWEST DIRECTOR.WALT DISNEY CO - ELECTION OF FROMAN TO BOARD IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.WALT DISNEY CO - ANNOUNCED ELECTION OF A NEW DIRECTOR: AMBASSADOR MICHAEL FROMAN, VICE CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC GROWTH AT MASTERCARD.  Full Article

Mastercard Inc - Introduced Mastercard Track™ In Collaboration With Microsoft
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Mastercard Inc ::MASTERCARD INC - INTRODUCED MASTERCARD TRACK™ IN COLLABORATION WITH MICROSOFT.  Full Article

Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd Dissolves Share Stake In Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd::TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC - SEC FILING.TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN MORGAN STANLEY.TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD UPS SHARE STAKE IN MASTERCARD INC BY 15.0 PERCENT TO 1.4 MILLION CLASS A SHARES.TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD CUTS SHARE STAKE IN VIRTU FINANCIAL INC BY 17.0 PERCENT TO 16.9 MILLION CLASS A SHARES.TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LTD - CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF JUNE 30, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF MARCH 31, 2018.  Full Article

CORRECTED-Square's payments chief joins Visa as head of seller solutions

Jan 11 Visa Inc on Friday said https://usa.visa.com/visa-everywhere/blog.entry.html/2019/01/11/mary_kay_bowman_join-lrU0.html Mary Kay Bowman will join as head of the business that is tasked to attract more customers to use the world's largest payments network.