Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, credit card giant Visa (NYSE:V) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Visa and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Visa facts

Headquarters (founded)

San Francisco (1958)

Market Cap

$104.1 billion


Data processing and outsourced services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$10.7 billion


CEO Charles Scharf
CFO Byron Pollitt, Jr.

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Cash / Debt

$2.8 billion / $0

Dividend Yield



American Express
Discover Financial

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 95% of the 5,126 members who have rated Visa believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier today, one of those bulls, Montebleu, succinctly summed up the Visa bull case for our community:

Strong and consistent top line and bottom line. ROE is consistent and above average returns of S&P 500. Long term debt is nil. No doors to entry. The players in this industry are limited to just a few established ones. [Visa] and [MasterCard] and [American Express] will outlive most of us.

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