Visa, Mastercard and Shopify posted quarterly results that Wall Street estimates, showing the continued strength of consumer spending and ecommerce in particular as the economy continued its rebound from the depths of the pandemic.
Mastercard on Thursday reported a first-quarter profit of $1.8 billion, on revenue of $4.2 billion. Adjusted profit was $1.74 a share. Wall Street analysts had expected a profit of $1.57 a share on revenue of $4 billion.
Shopify on Wednesday reported first-quarter revenue of $988.6 million, up 110% year over year. Adjusted profit was $2.01 a share. Wall Street analysts expected a profit of 77 cents a share on sales of $863 million. The company's GAAP net income of $1.26 billion included a $1.3 billion gain on shares of Affirm. CFO Amy Shapero said in a statement that "digital commerce tailwinds remained strong" as the company
Visa on Tuesday posted a fiscal second-quarter profit of $3 billion, on revenue of $5.7 billion. Adjusted profit was $1.38 a share. Wall Street analysts had projected a profit of $1.27 a share on revenue of $5.6 billion.
"This quarter, we saw a return to positive growth for credit and card present transactions and debit and ecommerce growth stayed at very healthy levels," Visa CEO Al Kelly Jr. said in a statement.