Mastercard’s GDV is increasing in America and Europe

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced its 2021 Q4 financial results on January 27th, 2022.  According to the announcement, net revenue, operating income and net income were up 27%, 37% and 35%, respectively, to record extremely good performance (3 months, YoY, GAAP).  Diluted EPS increased by 35% (3 months, YoY, GAAP).

As for GDV (All Mastercard Credit, Charge and Debit Programs), Latin America recorded the highest growth of up 28.3% in 2021 Q4, followed by up 28.0% in Europe and up 23.5% in the United States (USD basis, 3 months, YoY).

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Currently, rising inflation is one of major issues especially in Europe and America. In this regard, rising inflation could lead to an increase in Mastercard’s GDV.  Mastercard has the higher growth rates in GDVs since 2021 Q2, mainly in America and Europe.  As long as Mastercard continues to reduce costs appropriately, we believe that the company will be able to continuously achieve good business results in the future.

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