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Digital Dollars

Digital Dollars

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With the growing adoption of electronic payments in emerging markets, global issuance of payment cards is projected to grow 36% to 18.3 billion during 2011-2016.

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The way we pay is undergoing an unprecedented shift. We're moving away from paper-based cash and checks, and toward plastic and other digital methods. Global non-cash transactions reached $333 billion in 2012, an increase of 8.8% from the previous year. Electronic payments offer consumers plenty of benefits, including convenience and security, fueling even wider adoption.

In the US, electronic payments account for more than 75% of total non-cash transactions. Meanwhile, traditionally cash-based emerging markets are rapidly adopting new payment methods, fueling growth of companies involved in the e-payment explosion.

How did we choose these stocks?

We identified US-listed stocks and American Depository Receipts of companies that are engaged in activities relevant to this watchlist's theme. We then filtered out companies that have a share price of less than $1.00 or a market capitalization less than $100 million, and excluded illiquid stocks by screening companies for liquidity i.e. average bid-ask spreads, dollar volume traded etc. Finally the proprietary Motif Optimization Engine determined the constituent stocks. Learn more about how we select our watchlists.

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WatchlistChange Today1 Month Return1 Year ReturnTotal Return
Digital Dollars+1.88%+7.91%+0.00%+47.87%

20 Symbols

SymbolCompany NameLast PriceChange% ChangeMarket TimeVolumeAvg Vol (3 month)Market Cap
VVisa Inc.201.1+3.85+1.95%9:39 a.m. EDT392.64k7.99M441.50B
MAMastercard Incorporated338.69+6.91+2.08%9:39 a.m. EDT220.43k3.68M339.05B
PYPLPayPal Holdings, Inc.189.67+2.42+1.29%9:39 a.m. EDT421.33k7.90M222.54B
AXPAmerican Express Company98.79+2.53+2.63%9:39 a.m. EDT311.77k4.15M79.54B
SQSquare, Inc.163.415+5.69+3.61%9:39 a.m. EDT1.31M12.52M72.48B
FISVFiserv, Inc.103.91+1.78+1.74%9:39 a.m. EDT163.09k4.87M69.58B
GPNGlobal Payments Inc.177.97+2.97+1.70%9:38 a.m. EDT32.15k1.84M53.26B
FLTFLEETCOR Technologies, Inc.241.3+4.39+1.85%9:37 a.m. EDT18.51k672.78k20.28B
JKHYJack Henry & Associates, Inc.163.4+2.40+1.49%9:39 a.m. EDT14.36k568.04k12.52B
WEXWEX Inc.143.78+3.65+2.60%9:37 a.m. EDT9.32k387.99k6.48B
EEFTEuronet Worldwide, Inc.89.18+1.55+1.77%9:39 a.m. EDT9.38k421.93k4.66B
ACIWACI Worldwide, Inc.25.69+0.45+1.78%9:37 a.m. EDT7.79k847.23k2.99B
GDOTGreen Dot Corporation50.4+0.98+1.98%9:38 a.m. EDT7.26k478.42k2.69B
EVTCEVERTEC, Inc.34.89+0.53+1.54%9:38 a.m. EDT4.90k567.41k2.51B
UEPSNet 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc.3.21+0.02+0.63%9:30 a.m. EDT1.68k127.86k183.35M
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