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Mike Milotich Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
Al Kelly Chief Executive Officer
Vasant Prabhu Chief Financial Officer
David Toget Evercore ISI
Sanjay Sakhrani KBW
Ryan Cary Bank of America
Tien-Tsin Huang JPMorgan
Harshita Rawat Bernstein
Lisa Ellis MoffettNathanson
Mike Del Grosso Jefferies
Dave Koning Baird
Craig Maurer Autonomous Research
Bob Napoli William Blair
Don Fandetti Wells Fargo
Darrin Peller Wolfe Research
James Faucette Morgan Stanley
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Welcome to the Visa Fiscal First Quarter 2019 earnings conference call. All participants are in a listen-only mode until the question-and-answer session. Today's conference is being recorded.

If you have any objections, you may disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Mr. President Relations. Vice Senior Milotich, of Investor Mike Mr. Milotich, now begin. you may

Mike Milotich

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Al Kelly

joining Mike, for to and afternoon today. everybody. good Thanks you, Thank us

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Vasant Prabhu

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Mike Milotich

Thank Vasant. you,

We questions. are take to ready


Thank Instructions]. you [Operator

ISI. comes first Our with Evercore from David Toget question

Your line is now open.

David Toget

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Al Kelly

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Vasant Prabhu

lot a some dollar and we've weakening even I stabilization or said rates clearly as would factor clearly mean the a other always meaningful tailwind. be the of matter exchange

had going and into we our we rate. a that last impact our fiscal saw sizable weakening cross border You second had year, trend growth on quarter, a

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we to as in least and all recent the few that could look weeks ahead uncertainty next coming is the be at the of helpful Some dollar in trends we're ahead.

and So we'll wait see.


comes question next Our with from Sanjay KBW. Sakhrani

open. Your line is now

Sanjay Sakhrani

cross-border. has far ever that revenues between leading you One, was, Thanks. of next Can shown seen? to volume and that gap indicator I sustained few quarters? got guess it just whether been data questions by specifically the what that cross-border that global growth international the an two trends. the you've sales What secondly, macroeconomic not trends, as I and that out indicator on And as has be the widened? call or volume over then

Vasant Prabhu

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Al Kelly

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performance prior was the We we and in the a the beginning at saw seeing of had quarter. more parts what they're that quarter. been So similar

that end out quarter, to towards what into So three calling back a and we're we're January. of the the was starting see of trend the weeks first

Vasant Prabhu

there And question. was second a

Sanjay Sakhrani

cross-border indicator? Around being leading the

Vasant Prabhu

volumes weeks they if second said, where the as U.S. robust first very of gas December recovered and and Al in was conversions what prices much were even the some after in to quarter. to half softening the saw, mean I are three the you quite in the domestic As you adjust for

economic now trend. there in the cross-border the is right in domestic evidence So weakness. is volume, strictly the no It broader

it events not leading to. uncertainty you that So tell indicator that to perhaps about is sure a than able of certain Al anything we recent I'm would other more be referred


from Kupferberg comes of next Our with Jason America. question Bank

open. Your line is now

Ryan Cary

wanted It going through first to seems maybe a little how be while ask credit Is three about to the the it volume Thanks. growth thinking little forward are there levels. you and of below quarter. towards seemed forward. I going bit to recover particular a bit weeks of moderated were like it the end it beyond? sounds thinking January, even for still recent the about And to the quarter growth how you in anything U.S. of about rest

Al Kelly

conversion started the part latter to first quarter. in of Cabela's the happen The fiscal

lower will to So if the it it in you full second quarter. which have than does, conversion, adjust it looks impact the for quarter

first gas for adjust or as and gas conversions the the you fiscal adjust in for quarter. prices, If prices the is same roughly it you because you leave effect in, was

in were to close the quarter. first We are running where pretty we fiscal

to small impact first you conversions. three for linked the the weeks is in the in So rate of that reduction sense, growth see the more


with Huang question comes next from Our JPMorgan. Tien-Tsin

open. Your line is now

Tien-Tsin Huang

detail for in the what Just around you and that of thanks confidence. talked, changes on the given all consumer

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Al Kelly

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Rawat with Bernstein. question comes from next Our Harshita

line now open. Your is

Harshita Rawat

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Alfred Kelly

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Vasant Prabhu

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with Lisa from comes question Next MoffettNathanson. Ellis

open. line Your now is

Lisa Ellis

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Alfred Kelly

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comes next Grosso Mike Jefferies. Our with question from Del

now line is open. Your

Mike Del Grosso

previous use on Are used Is growth it et healthcare Direct, you and still within in to cases case? you Visa Similar to can that? and some the caller predominant that's see cetera? of disbursements drivers the PXP to on starting the comment uptake

Alfred Kelly

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Dave question comes next Our Koning with Baird. from

Your line open. is now

Dave Koning

have revenue then and guess, weeks was ASC the Just the two quarter. the impacting at the slowdown XXX few second related travel I last e-com? was Was last, guess question, that things. or segment? And cross-borders other more more I quick in

Vasant Prabhu

the the of and point it chunk total a ASC of it line. in incentives revenue was the on be XXX biggest it about some most up growth should impact line. That’s where the Yes, would and show revenue of on other then

incentives the So between and it's revenue the mostly other line line.

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Maurer next Research. with question comes Our Craig from Autonomous

line Your is now open.

Craig Maurer

Two quick questions.

on First, come the a be not you specific depending might going to Visa's could Earthport? consumer is on can that you’re spend, what was the the And indicator capabilities secondly, card what is or by what Just economy? way for you take? comment -- or actions business might after leading corporate understand targeting

Alfred Kelly

by any given time. we're not takeover with on the we're at Earthport that or to latter do point question response code, said, anything just Craig, as to to U.K able governed I in this the

Vasant Prabhu

no spend, to a quarter, In card terms the in suggest spend card over indications were least of trend. in at fiscal corporate first there change


Blair. William question next from Our comes Napoli with Bob

Your now line open. is

Bob Napoli

just on business the expect guess acquire I trends offer is cross-border? share do are that's see do raised What build Earthport for going Question a shifts you? growth M&A to the after? a same. you and are the business stakes perspective? and technology that profitable the cross-border and on I guess over that to and after battle market more seeing And there a going consistent -- your your competitor being make -- obviously you you business What you What are to really very in from need

Alfred Kelly

at where of and look level. can of add to technology geography We funds important a more many in cross-border to partnerships one is and any Bob, participate through from just The inside I geography. this, get all of we the another value would that movement will strategic us. at

nothing we any be of going it leave recent did that short doing And to this it we we're just related last terms we change. So continuing be in QX saw going it very do is say accelerates. to going to But unturned. attacking running be that quarter. I'd in all very, in very of We in 'XX in rock focused differently QX certainly would nothing that seen the are would, If anything of to because on There to We're if so do going as we terms not safe and of it. through cross-border, were what of to wouldn’t seeing that, performance, committed to would we We I we've that's is cross-border and we're the in slowdown change. being forward. trend said, 'XX.


next comes Fandetti question Our Fargo. Wells from with Don

open. is line Your

Don Fandetti

what's guidance And the bit growth, volumes Vasant, it factor you at? room? of I cross-border little you were So, the are reve looking close 'XX most dig on overall mean can relatively guess -- I important your How a that? a sort you in Is bit you do on have wiggle you are of for are just solid? the --

Vasant Prabhu

much is we would more don’t the in comments. what I we So said to there think add

the wasn’t too growth said the revenue seen It Yes, was in and is, have cetera. et tracking really when cross-border started you that some growth few whether turnaround. with There this all early better as the tell expected, slowdown XX% we we at have of same last trend transactions it's really we've We than meaningful going expected. moderate change Fundamentally, year to or volumes is other we dimensions business are in might in any comments, to as look weeks. trend.

outlook as based don't area one kind at reasons of full-year that, see any know one happen this again. stage change as all The So, early what been on the adjust particular to there. in it's comments, to our we and said too in


Research. Our from Wolfe next comes question Peller Darrin with

Your open. line is

Darrin Peller

between touched spread the a I the volume that. to bit growth revenue Europe and on a in clarification being contribution cross-border, more little growth a know Just you on

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Vasant Prabhu

mean, real volume quarter-to-quarter In revenue terms of move they I and growth. between the delta, from

the terms will year. pricing, and of year we kind become told in pricing of you of what effective of are half most this pricing the In second the we doing

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Our next from Faucette comes James question with today Morgan Stanley.

line is now Your open.

James Faucette

try and question seen wanted China? America some level of cetera. places India investing, in some from and or of also like know a places in et into another participants payments and to higher disruption and from heard market et China change any the area FinTechs I outside around Tencent that to Latin in that’s around ask of by as we I cetera. Have are get you the investment about ongoing AliPay world the potential the investment they

perspective? competitive change that I’m environment set you're from so any seeing wondering, if in And opportunity or

Alfred Kelly

processing to lot balances outside it's them both WeChat obviously Chinese a and in wallet. there then with to in stage know, fact in China, you through been China in of a inside days for on terms much forcing has local pretty deal early capital And of description AliPay to I hold comment. making the the switch. of probably the think, related They're PBOC changes and think I that as our of fact

the on they are offer changes yield, some putting fund. they So can mutual under

the might changes will with grow continue I in as heard in very still as India. whole mostly with continuing two Asia. XX of point, saw, deal to to in India We're continuing my of leaders of up with somewhat our last two look be to expect is change them renewed in you acceptance and to terms market to we're said, the a quarter India. continuing business tell they deals the you was grow China that in we’re to the bunch I -- banks preoccupied there from China large we prospective over points That itself. in So, in of be in outside remarks,

fact at the very healthy of that prevailing that market our certainly, least and one pleased for wisdom with target So, is still moving players AliPay at a along basically That pace WeChat. FinTechs and business in we’re is very the growing the is.

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