Is MasterCard Now a No-Brainer?

This week, MasterCard (NYSE: MA  )  announced it is raising its dividend by 83% in a staggering effort to return more money to its shareholders. The company announced a host of moves that were all being done in the name of shareholders. Those moves included a 10-for-1 stock split, a $3.5 billion share repurchase program, and a dividend bump from $0.60 per share before the split to $1.10. Does of all of this good news make MasterCard's stock a buy today? In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss this question.

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