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Company: MasterCard
Yahoo Beta:1.34
Industry:Credit services

Company Description:  MasterCard provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services.

Purchase Date:25 Mar 2013 Sale Date:16 Nov 2016
Purchase Price:$520.13 Sale Price:$103.06
  --Split Adjusted:$52.01  --Split Adjusted:$1,030.60
Shares Purchased:5 Shares Sold:50
  --Split Adjusted:50  --Split Adjusted:5
Transaction Fee:$9.99 Transaction Fee:$5.11
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$532.39 High$0.00
Date09 Jan 2013 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$445.84 Low$0.00
Date26 Sep 2012 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,551.69 S&P (Sale Date):$2,175.41

Timing:  We bought near the six month high.
Reason:  Our analysts believe that MasterPass, the company's digital payment system, will lead to growth.

Timing:  0
Reason:  We have made excellent returns on MasterCard. We remain very interested in payment systems, but we decided to sell our position in MasterCard and divide the investment between Visa and PayPal, both of which we believe have better positions in emerging payment mechanisms.

S&P Gain: 40.2 % Annualized Gain: 9.95%
Stock Gain: 98.15 % Annualized Gain: 21.17%

Net Holding Return ($): $2,635.40
Net Holding Return (%): 100.95 %