- MA reported Q4 earnings of $623 million, or 52 cents per share, up from $605 million, or 49 cents per share, a year ago.
- Adjusted earnings were s $684 million, or 57 cents per share. The average analyst estimate was 60 cents per share.
- Revenue increased to $2.13 billion from $1.9 billion last year, but missed analysts' estimate of $2.14 billion.
Ajay Banga, MasterCard president and CEO commented on the results: "We are very pleased with our performance this quarter and our full-year 2013 results reflect the overall strength of our global business. In addition to signing several significant deals last quarter, we made new investments in processing and person-to person payments while expanding our MasterPass digital platform - all supporting safe and seamless payment experiences."MA's Dividend MA declared its last dividend on December 10. This $1.10 quarterly dividend will be paid on February 10. We expect MA to declare its next dividend sometime in February. Stock Performance Mastercard shares were down $5.58, or 7.00%, during pre-market trading Friday.