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PayPal (PYPL) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$62.10
-1.16 (-1.83%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$61.95
$64.02
50-Day Range
$57.48
$67.00
52-Week Range
$50.25
$76.54
Volume
9.22 million shs
Average Volume
16.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$65.37 billion
P/E Ratio
16.17
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$70.47

PayPal MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.34 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.5% Upside
$70.47 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.07% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.37
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.74mentions of PayPal in the last 14 days
Based on 34 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$466,079 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.96%
From $3.93 to $4.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.66 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

63rd out of 590 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

8th out of 83 stocks

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About PayPal Stock (NASDAQ:PYPL)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is one of the world’s largest and oldest fintech companies having gotten its start in 1998. Originally a payment processing application named Confinity, the company will join forces with eBay in 2000 and then merge with the company in 2002. In 2008 Bill Me Later joined the company and eventually became Paypal Credit, the company also launched mobile apps that year that made it even easier and more accessible to millions of consumers.

Together, eBay and Paypal will change the course of eCommerce forever but the match did not last forever. Paypal quickly outgrew its original specifications to become the financial behemoth it is today. Brands in the portfolio include the original Paypal which was spun off from eBay in July 2015 as well as Venmo, Xoom, and Paypal Credit.

Dan Shulman was tapped as CEO-designee in 2014 and worked with the company extensively during the build-up to the IPO. Since then, Mr. Shulman has worked diligently as CEO to democratize and transform digital payments for the benefit of individuals, families, and businesses worldwide.

Now, PayPal provides digital financial infrastructure, services, and support across a wide range of applications globally including but not limited to payments, wallet services, and credit. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, and is built on the belief that everyone has the right to participate in the global digital economy. The company operates a portfolio of web-based applications that provide a host of other services as well.

Paypal provides payment solutions under the PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, Zettle, Hyperwallet, Honey, and Paidy names. The company began working with cryptocurrency late in 2020 and now supports four currencies. Paypal users can access the cryptocurrency wallet through their accounts and buy, sell, and trade the top four currencies including Bitcoin and Ethereum.

The company's platforms allow consumers to send and receive payments in over 200 countries and in approximately 50 currencies, not including cryptocurrencies which the platform supports as well. Members can connect their accounts to a bank and withdraw to it or use a PayPal-branded debit card to access funds. Balances can also be carried on a short or long-term basis but the company does not pay interest.

In terms of scale, the company boasts more than 430,000,000 active accounts including merchants and consumers. In Q2 of 2022, that equated to 5.5 billion individual transactions and more than $340 billion in total payment volume. In regards to depth, the average account made more than 48 transactions or just over 4 transactions per week. In terms of market share, Paypal began the COVID-19 pandemic with more than 50% of the market share in global digital payments and that figure increased in its wake.

PYPL Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Today
4/18/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/30/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:PYPL
Previous Symbol
NASDAQ:PYPL
Fax
N/A
Employees
27,200
Year Founded
1998

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$70.47
High Stock Price Target
$90.00
Low Stock Price Target
$60.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.34
Research Coverage
35 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.25 billion
Pretax Margin
18.17%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$29.77 billion
Cash Flow
$4.35 per share
Book Value
$19.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,052,640,000
Free Float
1,051,169,000
Market Cap
$65.37 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.45

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Should I Buy PayPal Stock? PYPL Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in PayPal Holdings, Inc.:

  • PayPal's stock price has shown resilience, with a 52-week high of $77.95, indicating potential for growth.
  • Increasing institutional investments in PayPal, such as HS Management Partners LLC's 11.3% stake increase, reflect confidence in the company's performance.
  • PayPal's market capitalization of $71.80 billion signifies its strong position in the market.
  • Consistent insider activity, like SVP Frank Keller selling shares, can provide insights into the company's performance and future prospects.
  • PayPal's diverse range of services in credit and payment processing offers stability and growth opportunities in the financial sector.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in PayPal Holdings, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Recent stock performance showing a 2.1% decline may indicate short-term volatility or market challenges affecting PayPal's stock value.
  • High debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46 could pose risks in case of economic downturns or financial instability.
  • Lower trading volume compared to the average volume may suggest reduced investor interest or liquidity concerns.
  • Market competition from emerging fintech companies could impact PayPal's market share and growth potential.
  • Potential regulatory changes in the financial industry may affect PayPal's operations and profitability in the future.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these PayPal pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

PYPL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell PayPal stock right now?

35 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PayPal in the last year. There are currently 23 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" PYPL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PYPL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is PayPal's stock price target for 2024?

35 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for PayPal's stock. Their PYPL share price targets range from $60.00 to $90.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $70.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have PYPL shares performed in 2024?

PayPal's stock was trading at $61.41 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, PYPL shares have increased by 1.1% and is now trading at $62.10.
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When is PayPal's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 30th 2024.
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How can I listen to PayPal's earnings call?

PayPal will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 30th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were PayPal's earnings last quarter?

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 7th. The credit services provider reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.36 by $0.12. The credit services provider had revenue of $8.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.88 billion. PayPal had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.84% and a net margin of 14.26%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS.
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What guidance has PayPal issued on next quarter's earnings?

PayPal updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 5.100-5.100 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 5.100. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Dan Schulman's approval rating as PayPal's CEO?

1,581 employees have rated PayPal Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman on Glassdoor.com. Dan Schulman has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts Dan Schulman in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of PayPal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other PayPal investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Block (SQ), Salesforce (CRM), Tesla (TSLA), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are PayPal's major shareholders?

PayPal's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.07%), Guinness Asset Management LTD (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Atwood & Palmer Inc. (0.03%) and Wilsey Asset Management Inc. (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Daniel H Schulman, Daniel H Schulman, Daniel H Schulman, David W Dorman, Enrique Lores, Frank D Yeary, Frank Keller, Gabrielle Scheibe, Glazer Capital, Llc, Jeffrey William Karbowski, John J Donahoe, Jonathan Auerbach, Mark Britto and Peggy Alford.
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How do I buy shares of PayPal?

Shares of PYPL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does PayPal have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of PayPal: Bill Me Later Inc., CyActive, HONEY, Jetlore, Modest Inc, PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie. S.C.A., PayPal 2 S.à r.l., PayPal Australia Pty Ltd., PayPal Canada Co., PayPal Global Holdings Inc., PayPal Inc., PayPal International Treasury Centre S.à r.l., PayPal Payment Holdings Pte. Ltd., PayPal Pte. Ltd., PayPal do Brasil Servicos de Pagamentos Ltda., Paydiant, Simility, Swift Capital, Swift Financial LLC, TIO Networks, Xoom, gopay, hyperWALLET Systems, and iZettle.
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This page (NASDAQ:PYPL) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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