The Nilson Report

Issue 1170 | Feb 2020

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Market Shares (%) of Purchase Volume for Top U.S. Credit Cards

Market Shares of Outstandings for Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2019

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings, Volume, Transactions, Cards

50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Outstandings 2019

50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Outstandings 2019

Visa and Mastercard credit card outstandings tied to cards issued in the U.S. reached $817.23 billion at year-end 2019, up 4.7% from the prior year. The top 5 issuers are listed below.

1. Chase, Delaware
$168.92 billion, +7.8%
2. Citi, South Dakota
$115.84 billion, +5.3%
3. Bank of America, Delaware
$107.52 billion, +0.1%
4. Capital One, Virginia
$107.16 billion, +6.9%
5. Wells Fargo, South Dakota
$42.96 billion, +4.2%

Full access to the 50 Largest Mastercard & Visa Credit Card Issuers in the U.S.—Ranked by Outstandings 2019 results is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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Cryptocurrency Payments at the Point of Sale

Cielo, Brazil’s largest acquirer, has offered cryptocurrency acceptance since September 2019. The service is a feature of Cielo QR Code Pay, an open platform in which different wallets can integrate through APIs. Cielo software in POS terminals generate QR codes to facilitate payments. 

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