Visa Inc. shares were off 1.5% in after-hours trading Thursday after the payments giant reported in-line results for its fiscal first quarter.
The company posted net income of $3.27 billion, or $1.46 a share, up from $3.0 billion, or $1.46 a share, in the year-prior quarter.
Adjusted earnings per share for Visa V, +1.64% rose to $1.46 from $1.30 and came in even with the FactSet consensus. Visa saw revenue for the quarter increase to $6.1 billion from $5.5 billion, which was also in line with the consensus view.
Visa pointed to 8% growth in payment volume and 9% growth in cross-border volume, both in constant currency. Processed transactions rose 11%.
The results follow numbers from Mastercard Inc. MA, +1.29% a day earlier that analysts said were indicative of healthy consumer-spending trends. While Mastercard’s executives said they were monitoring the impact of the coronavirus on spending, much of the company’s China-related volume occurs online, a channel that may not be affected as much by store closures and lockdowns in China.
Visa shares have climbed 16% over the past three months, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% , of which it is a component, has added 6%.