Mastercard, Inc. (MA) Tops Q1 EPS by 6c;Purchase Volume up 10%

May 1, 2013 8:01 AM EDT
(Updated - May 1, 2013 8:03 AM EDT)

Mastercard, Inc. (NYSE: MA) reported Q1 EPS of $6.23, $0.06 better than the analyst estimate of $6.17. Revs were $1.91 billion, with the consensus calling for $1.93 billion.

Revenue highlights:
  • A 12% increase in gross dollar volume, on a local currency basis, to $947 billion;
  • An increase in cross-border volumes of 16%; and
  • An increase in processed transactions of 12%, to 8.7 billion.

Worldwide purchase volume during the quarter was up 10% on a local currency basis versus the first quarter of 2012, to $690 billion. As of March 31, 2013, the company’s customers had issued 1.9 billion MasterCard and Maestro-branded cards.

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