Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA) Executives are Making Moves with Their Shares

Yesterday, a major Shareholder at Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA), Mastercard Foundation, sold shares of MA for $3.21M.

Following the Mastercard Foundation’s last MA Sell transaction on July 16, 2015, the stock climbed by 1.4%. In addition to the Mastercard Foundation, one other MA executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

The company has a one year high of $97.76 and a one year low of $69.26. Currently, Mastercard has an average volume of 3.83M. The Company has a book value per share of 17.6.

Four different firms, including Citigroup and Credit Suisse, currently also have a Sell rating on the stock. Based on 7 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $100.29, reflecting a -3.6% downside.

Looking at blogger coverage of MA, there is a 94% Bullish tendency on the stock, in relation to a 69% average bullish tendency within the Financial sector.

Over the last 3 months, the insider sentiment on Mastercard has been negative based on 65 corporate insider transactions. This sentiment is lower than the average sector sentiment of insiders.