A little dose of valuation analysis on Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) to start your morning… here we highlight our full breakdown for Intel, noting that notebook processors represent 35% of the company's stock value. Shifting gears, we examine the outlook for total credit and debit transactions processed by Visa (NYSE:V), and consider how this metric affects the company's stock value.
In today's featured quiz, we look at recent trends in Wal-Mart's (NYSE:WMT) U.S. revenue per square foot. Click an answer below to find out how this number has trended over the past 2 years.
Intel - Company of the Day
Intel's valuation is highly dependent on its notebook business, which by our estimates accounts for close to 35% of its value. Therefore, a key issue hovering over the future of Intel centers on the growth outlook of the notebook market. We project that Intel will maintain its dominance in terms of market share, but uncertainty revolves around whether notebook shipments can withstand surging tablet popularity.
Visa - Forecast of the Day
Card networks such as Visa and MasterCard have witnessed lost revenues due to declining fees charged per transaction after the Fed's proposal in December last year to limit the debit card swipe fee at 12 cents per transaction. Prepaid cards can help Visa and MasterCard recover lost revenues as the Fed did not limit the swipe fees for most prepaid cards.
How has Wal-Mart's U.S. revenue per square foot trended over the past 2 years?