NASDAQ:PYPL - Paypal Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $77.76 -2.37 (-2.96 %) (As of 11/21/2018 02:29 AM ET)Previous Close$80.13Today's Range$75.47 - $79.0752-Week Range$68.61 - $93.70Volume14.20 million shsAverage Volume8.88 million shsMarket Capitalization$100.23 billionP/E Ratio55.94Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.23 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. Its payment solutions include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Paydiant products. The company's platform allows consumers to shop by sending payments, withdraw funds to their bank accounts, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. It also offers gateway services that enable merchants to accept payments online with credit or debit cards. The company has a strategic partnership with American Express Company to improve the digital payments experience for the United States American Express Card members paying with PayPal and Venmo. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Receive PYPL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PYPL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:PYPL Previous SymbolNASDAQ:PYPLV CUSIPN/A Webwww.paypal.com Phone408-967-1000 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.28 Quick Ratio1.28 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio55.94 Forward P/E Ratio43.44 P/E Growth2.6 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$13.09 billion Price / Sales7.00 Cash Flow$1.9008 per share Price / Cash40.91 Book Value$13.31 per share Price / Book5.84 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.39 Net Income$1.80 billion Net Margins13.98% Return on Equity13.60% Return on Assets4.90% Miscellaneous Employees18,700 Outstanding Shares1,178,360,000Market Cap$100.23 billion OptionableOptionable Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Paypal's stock symbol? Paypal trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PYPL." How will Paypal's stock buyback program work? Paypal announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 9.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Paypal's earnings last quarter? Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The credit services provider reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.54 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $3.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.66 billion. Paypal had a return on equity of 13.60% and a net margin of 13.98%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share. View Paypal's Earnings History. When is Paypal's next earnings date? Paypal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Paypal. What guidance has Paypal issued on next quarter's earnings? Paypal issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.65-0.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.195-4.275 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.21 billion.Paypal also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $2.38-2.40 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PYPL? 33 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Paypal's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $119.00. On average, they anticipate Paypal's share price to reach $95.1250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Paypal. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Paypal? 33 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paypal in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Paypal. Has Paypal been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about PYPL stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Paypal earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Paypal? Paypal saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 15,194,562 shares, a decline of 14.7% from the September 28th total of 17,820,036 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 11,322,465 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Paypal's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Paypal's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Paypal include Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), Booking (BKNG), Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), NetEase (NTES), eBay (EBAY), Worldpay (WP), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), Pinduoduo (PDD), Global Payments (GPN), First Data (FDC), Total System Services (TSS) and Mercadolibre (MELI). Who are Paypal's key executives? Paypal's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Daniel H. Schulman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. John D. Rainey Jr., CFO & Exec. VP of Global Customer Operations (Age 47)Mr. William J. Ready, Exec. VP & COO (Age 38)Ms. Adele Louise Pentland, Exec. VP and Chief Bus. Affairs & Legal Officer (Age 46)Mr. Gary J. Marino, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 61) Who are Paypal's major shareholders? Paypal's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (6.86%), BlackRock Inc. (6.23%), Edgewood Management LLC (1.42%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.15%), TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (1.10%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.89%). Company insiders that own Paypal stock include Aaron Anderson, Aaron Karczmer, Adele Louise Pentland, Daniel H Schulman, David M Moffett, Gail J Mcgovern, Gary J Marino, John D Rainey, John J Donahoe, Jonathan Auerbach, Rodney C Adkins and William J Ready. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Paypal. Which institutional investors are selling Paypal stock? PYPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jackson Square Partners LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, OppenheimerFunds Inc. and Third Point LLC. Company insiders that have sold Paypal company stock in the last year include Aaron Anderson, Aaron Karczmer, Adele Louise Pentland, Daniel H Schulman, David M Moffett, Gary J Marino, John D Rainey, John J Donahoe, Jonathan Auerbach and William J Ready. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paypal. Which institutional investors are buying Paypal stock? PYPL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, AGF Investments Inc. and Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paypal. How do I buy shares of Paypal? Shares of PYPL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Paypal's stock price today? One share of PYPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.76. How big of a company is Paypal? Paypal has a market capitalization of $100.23 billion and generates $13.09 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $1.80 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. Paypal employs 18,700 workers across the globe. What is Paypal's official website? The official website for Paypal is http://www.paypal.com. How can I contact Paypal? Paypal's mailing address is 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95131. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 408-967-1000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Paypal (NASDAQ PYPL)Community Ranking: 3.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 548 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,834MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Paypal and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PYPL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PYPL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does cost of debt say about a company’s financial health?