Visa's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Visa is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $150.00 short put and a strike $145.00 long put offers a potential 10.62% return on risk over the next 27 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $150.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.48 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.52 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $145.00 long put strike price.
The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Visa is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.
The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Visa is bullish.
The RSI indicator is at 69.64 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.
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LATEST NEWS for Visa
Visa Collaborates with EMQ, Expands Cross Border Business
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:54:07 +0000
Visa's (V) partnership with EMQ will expand its presence across Asia Pacific.
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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:28:09 +0000
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EMQ and Visa Team Up to Offer Cross-border Remittances across Asia Pacific
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:10:00 +0000
HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — EMQ, a leading cross-border settlement network in Asia and Visa (NYSE:V) today announced a strategic partnership to offer cross-border remittances across Asia Pacific. This partnership pairs the capabilities of EMQ's extensive network and Visa's real-time push payments platform, Visa Direct, to offer customers superior cross-border solutions with greater choice, transparency, and flexibility.
Were Hedge Funds Right About Visa Inc (V)?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:01:34 +0000
With the fourth-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the first quarter. One of these stocks was Visa Inc (NYSE:V). Visa Inc (NYSE:V) has experienced an increase […]
Visa (V) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:45:09 +0000
Visa (V) closed at $155.03 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.28% move from the prior day.
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