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Comparison of Visa (NYSE:V) and Spindle (OTCMKTS:SPDL)


Spindle (OTCMKTS:SPDL – Get Rating) and Visa (NYSE:V – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.8% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. 14.6% of Spindle shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 0.2% of Visa shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Spindle and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Pin 0 0 0 0 N / A
Visa 0 4 19 0 2.83

Visa has a consensus target price of $263.13, suggesting a potential upside of 25.27%. Given Visa’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly think Visa is more favorable than Spindle.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Spindle and Visa.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Pin N / A N / A N / A
Visa 51.10% 42.89% 17.63%

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares Spindle and Visa’s earnings, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Pin N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A
Visa $24.11 billion 16.57 $12.31 billion $6.36 33.03

Visa has higher revenue and profit than Spindle.


Visa beats Spindle on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About the brooch

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Spindle, Inc. provides payment processing services to merchants using its Catalyst Gateway. It also acts as an agent, independent contractor or referral partner for merchant brokers whom it secures from other merchant processors for ongoing fees based on processing volume. The company serves small and medium-sized businesses. The company is based in Marco Island, Florida.

About Visa

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Visa LogoVisa Inc. operates as a worldwide payment technology company. The company facilitates digital payments between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners and government entities. It operates VisaNet, a transaction processing network that enables the authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions. In addition, the Company offers value-added card products, platforms and services. It provides its services under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink, VPAY and PLUS brands. Visa Inc. has entered into a strategic agreement with Ooredoo to provide an enhanced payment experience for Visa cardholders and Ooredoo customers in Qatar. Visa Inc. was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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