Broker Darlings of the Dow: Visa Ranks As a Top 15 Analyst Pick

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Visa Inc (Symbol: V) is the #2 broker pick, on average, out of the 30 stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to ETF Channel. Visa Inc is also a top tier analyst pick among the broader S&P 500 index components, claiming the #11 spot out of 500.

Below is a chart of rank over time:


V operates in the Business Services & Equipment sector, among companies like Mastercard Inc (MA) which is down about 1.2% today, and Accenture plc (ACN) trading lower by about 0.8%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of V, versus MA and ACN.

MU,MMC Relative Performance Chart

V is currently trading off about 0.8% midday Monday.

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