Nilson Report

Issue 1214 | Feb 2022

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Issuers in 2021

Top 20 U.S. Credit Cards Issuers—Ranked by Outstandings, Purchase Volume, Purchase Transactions and Cards 2021

U.S. Mastercard and Visa Credit Card Issuers—Purchase Transactions

Top 50 Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.

Global Brand General Purpose Cards

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments

Top 50 Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.

U.S.-based issuers of Visa and Mastercard credit cards generated 39.45 billion transactions for purchases of goods and services in 2021. The five largest issuers are ranked below based on purchase transactions in 2021.

1. Chase, Delaware
11.26 million purchase transactions
2. Capital One, Virginia
5.19 million purchase transactions
3. Citi, South Dakota
4.66 million purchase transactions
4. Bank of America, Delaware
4.53 million purchase transactions
5. U.S. Bank, Ohio
1.48 million purchase transactions

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Top U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

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The largest U.S. issuers of general purpose type consumer, small business and commercial credit cards carrying American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa brands for calendar year 2021 are ranked in the chart on the front page, in the chart below and in the table on page 6. Private label cards owned by these issuers are not...

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