Paypal Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:PYPL)

About Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)

Paypal Holdings logoPayPal Holdings, Inc. is a technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants. The Company's combined payment solutions, including its PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom and Paydiant products, compose its Payments Platform. It operates a two-sided global technology platform that links its customers, both merchants and consumers, around the globe to facilitate the processing of payment transactions, allowing it to connect merchants and consumers. It allows its customers to use their account for both purchase and paying for goods, as well as to transfer and withdraw funds. It enables consumers to exchange funds with merchants using funding sources, which include bank account, PayPal account balance, PayPal Credit account, credit and debit card or other stored value products. It offers consumers person-to-person payment solutions through its PayPal Website and mobile application, Venmo and Xoom.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PYPL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $61.49 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,201,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $47.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.64
  • 52 Week Range: $34.00 - $51.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.15
  • P/E Growth: 1.67
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $11.27 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.46
  • Book Value: $12.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.19
  • EBIDTA: $2.17 billion
  • Net Margins: 12.92%
  • Return on Equity: 10.69%
  • Return on Assets: 4.83%
  • Current Ratio: 1.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.52%
  • Average Volume: 6.72 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 5.18

Frequently Asked Questions for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)

What is Paypal Holdings' stock symbol?

Paypal Holdings trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PYPL."

How were Paypal Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $2.98 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.94 billion. Paypal Holdings had a return on equity of 10.69% and a net margin of 12.92%. The company's revenue was up 16.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.37 EPS. View Paypal Holdings' Earnings History.

When will Paypal Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

Paypal Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Paypal Holdings.

What guidance has Paypal Holdings issued on next quarter's earnings?

Paypal Holdings updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.74-1.79 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $12.52-12.72 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.61 billion.Paypal Holdings also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.41-0.43 EPS.

Where is Paypal Holdings' stock going? Where will Paypal Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

35 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Paypal Holdings' stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Paypal Holdings' stock price to reach $49.31 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Paypal Holdings.

What are analysts saying about Paypal Holdings stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Paypal Holdings stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "PayPal is a worldwide online payments system operator. The company delivered strong first-quarter 2017 results, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The results were driven by continued strong performance in global payments, both online and mobile. Currently, the company is riding high on partnerships and mobile centrism. PayPal’s ongoing strategic partnerships with Visa and MasterCard offer great flexibility and choice to consumers.  Partnerships with Facebook, Alibaba’s AliExpress and Alphabet’s Google, Intuit and other major retailers and financial institutions are also delivering positive results. Venmo continues to contribute significantly to the company’s mobile payment volume. However, continuous exposure to foreign exchange and interest rate risks are concerns. For the last one year, the stock has outperformed the Zacks Internet - Software industry." (4/27/2017)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Results vs. consensus. PayPal reported strong 1Q, with both revenue and EPS exceeding Street expectations. Revenue was $2.98B (+17% Y/Y) vs. consensus’ (FactSet) $2.94B, while pro forma EPS of $0.44 was above consensus’ $0.41." (4/27/2017)
  • 3. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We maintain our positive view following the strong start to the year and are raising our estimates." (4/23/2017)
  • 4. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Earlier, PayPal announced the planned acquisition of TIO Networks, a Canadabased bill payment processor. The purchase price is $233M USD ($2.56 USD/ share), a 7% premium to today's closing price, with no expected impact to PYPL's guidance. We believe the acquisition is consistent with PYPL's plan to surround their core wallet with leveragable assets, and another example of strategic M&A driving increased user engagement/cross-sell." (2/15/2017)

Are investors shorting Paypal Holdings?

Paypal Holdings saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 33,689,439 shares, an increase of 11.5% from the April 28th total of 30,228,128 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,009,749 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of Paypal Holdings' key competitors?

Who are Paypal Holdings' key executives?

Paypal Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Joseph Donahoe II, Chairman of the Board
  • Daniel H. Schulman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • John D. Rainey, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • William J. Ready, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Sripada Shivananda, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Tomer Barel, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • A. Louise Pentland, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
  • Jonathan Auerbach, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Growth Officer
  • Gary O. Marino, Senior Vice President - Global Credit and the Americas
  • Marcia Morales, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Who owns Paypal Holdings stock?

Paypal Holdings' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.32%), FMR LLC (5.05%), BlackRock Inc. (5.03%), State Street Corp (3.75%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.94%) and Edgewood Management LLC (1.55%). Company insiders that own Paypal Holdings stock include Aaron Anderson, David M Moffett, Gary J Marino, James Barrese, John J Donahoe, Tomer Barel and William J Ready. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Paypal Holdings.

Who sold Paypal Holdings stock? Who is selling Paypal Holdings stock?

Paypal Holdings' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Winslow Capital Management LLC, M&T Bank Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, State Street Corp, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Cibc World Markets Corp and Marsico Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Paypal Holdings stock in the last year include Aaron Anderson, Gary J Marino, Tomer Barel and William J Ready. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paypal Holdings.

Who bought Paypal Holdings stock? Who is buying Paypal Holdings stock?

Paypal Holdings' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Wellington Management Group LLP, Wedgewood Partners Inc. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Paypal Holdings.

How do I buy Paypal Holdings stock?

Shares of Paypal Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Paypal Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Paypal Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.19.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ PYPL)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  793 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  319 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,112
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Paypal Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 25 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.77)
Consensus Price Target: $49.31 (3.67% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/25/2017Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$51.05 -> $51.00LowView Rating Details
5/24/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$46.00LowView Rating Details
5/19/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$44.00 -> $49.00LowView Rating Details
5/19/2017InstinetReiterated RatingBuy$54.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2017FBN SecuritiesUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$47.00 -> $55.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 -> $52.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Pacific CrestReiterated RatingEqual WeightLowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
4/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$52.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$52.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperform$47.00 -> $49.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$39.00 -> $42.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$48.00 -> $53.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$48.00 -> $53.00MediumView Rating Details
4/27/2017Monness Crespi & HardtBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$50.00 -> $54.00HighView Rating Details
4/27/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$41.00 -> $45.00HighView Rating Details
4/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$50.00 -> $52.00MediumView Rating Details
4/27/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$48.00 -> $53.00MediumView Rating Details
4/19/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$54.00LowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$48.00LowView Rating Details
1/27/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetConviction-Buy$49.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
1/27/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$48.00N/AView Rating Details
1/24/2017Loop CapitalReiterated RatingHold$44.00N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$40.00N/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy$51.00N/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$47.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
10/21/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/18/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$54.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$45.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2016Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$52.00N/AView Rating Details
7/24/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuy$46.00N/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/8/2016StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$45.00N/AView Rating Details
5/26/2016Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/19/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/18/2016Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$36.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight$41.00N/AView Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageBuy -> Neutral$41.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
3/29/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$43.00N/AView Rating Details
3/24/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$46.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2015B. RileyInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00N/AView Rating Details
9/2/2015ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
8/18/2015Susquehanna Bancshares IncReiterated RatingPositive$50.00N/AView Rating Details
8/7/2015Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2015First AnalysisInitiated CoverageOverweight$37.00N/AView Rating Details
7/23/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$45.00N/AView Rating Details
7/21/2015JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingOverweight$48.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2015Evercore Partners Inc.Initiated CoverageSell$36.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Earnings by Quarter for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.33$0.32$2.94 billion$2.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q4 2016$0.42$0.42$2.98 billion$2.98 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q3$0.35$0.35$2.65 billion$2.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.36$0.36$2.60 billion$2.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.35$0.37$2.50 billion$2.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q4$0.35$0.36$2.51 billion$2.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.29$0.31$2.27 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.51
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.34$0.35$0.35
Q2 20173$0.34$0.43$0.38
Q3 20172$0.33$0.38$0.36
Q4 20173$0.40$0.47$0.43
Q1 20181$0.51$0.51$0.51
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.22%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/4/2017Gary J MarinoEVPSell13,535$42.52$575,508.20View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Gary J MarinoEVPSell17,386$42.63$741,165.18View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Gary J MarinoEVPSell1,729$39.29$67,932.41View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016Tomer BarelEVPSell28,768$41.84$1,203,653.12View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Aaron AndersonVPSell2,644$41.78$110,466.32View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016William J ReadyCOOSell50,000$41.72$2,086,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016Gary J MarinoEVPSell1,726$40.87$70,541.62View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016William J ReadySVPSell48,963$38.00$1,860,594.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Tomer BarelSVPSell5,862$37.21$218,125.02View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016William J ReadySVPSell26,037$38.04$990,447.48View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016William J ReadySVPSell150,000$38.41$5,761,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016David M. MoffettDirectorSell15,971$36.08$576,233.68View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015John J DonahoeDirectorSell53,390$36.25$1,935,387.50View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015James BarreseSVPSell25,695$37.14$954,312.30View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015John J DonahoeDirectorSell21,486$37.14$797,990.04View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Tomer BarelSVPSell14,983$36.03$539,837.49View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
Latest Headlines for Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
DateHeadline logoToday's Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: PayPal and Snap - May 27 at 3:15 AM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 26 at 7:59 AM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Short Interest Up 11.5% in May - May 26 at 7:37 AM logoPayPal Has A Lot Of Positives, An Attractive Stock Price Isn't One Of Them - May 26 at 6:17 AM logoPayPal's stock pulls back from record high after analyst downgrade - May 26 at 6:17 AM logoStifel Nicolaus Lowers Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) to Hold - May 25 at 10:34 PM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Sanford C. Bernstein - May 24 at 10:18 PM logo[$$] PayPal Fueled by Innovation - May 24 at 7:46 PM logoThe Key Metric: A Powerful Tool for Entrepreneurs - May 24 at 7:46 PM logoPayPal sues Pandora over new similar logo, mocks its struggling business model - May 23 at 6:48 PM logoHow PayPal and Square Can Thrive Abroad - May 23 at 6:48 PM logoThe simple formula for becoming a bitcoin millionaire, according to one of its innovators - May 23 at 6:48 PM logoShort Interest in Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Rises By 3.1% - May 23 at 7:04 AM logoPaypal Holdings' (PYPL) Equal Weight Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley - May 20 at 8:18 AM logoPayPal Holdings, Growth Through Boosting Customer Engagement - May 19 at 12:13 PM logoWhy Mobile Wallets Are a Rare Struggle for Apple - May 19 at 12:13 PM logoPayPal partnership could catalyze Android Pay adoption - May 19 at 12:13 PM logoBetter Buy: eBay Inc. vs. PayPal - May 19 at 12:13 PM logoInstinet Reaffirms Buy Rating for Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) - May 19 at 10:52 AM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr Inc. - May 18 at 12:56 AM logoPayPal Holdings, Grow Through Boosting Customer Engagement - May 17 at 7:18 PM logoPayPal's Valuation - Seeking Alpha - May 17 at 8:21 AM logoWall Street analysts are nailing it this year - May 16 at 7:05 PM logoPaypal Holdings Inc Expected to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.51 Per Share (PYPL) - May 16 at 10:48 AM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Downgraded to "Hold" at Vetr Inc. - May 11 at 12:30 AM logoSee Which Of The Latest 13F Filers Holds PayPal Holdings - May 10 at 11:23 AM logoPayPal Study Reveals Less Than One in Five Canadian SMBs Accepts Online Payments - May 9 at 10:56 AM logoInteresting PYPL Put And Call Options For June 2018 - May 8 at 11:52 AM logoApple Macs Are No Longer Immune To Hacks...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week - May 7 at 8:48 AM logoPaypal Holdings (PYPL) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.08 - May 5 at 10:35 PM logoPayPal's Powerful Network Effect Is Now Evident - May 5 at 7:40 PM logoIs PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin Making The Next Credit Card Killer? - May 5 at 8:24 AM logoPayPal Should Buy Coinbase - PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ ... - Seeking Alpha - May 5 at 12:37 AM logoPayPal - Mind The Gap - Seeking Alpha - May 5 at 12:37 AM logoSquare CFO: Lots of room to grow in peer-to-peer market - May 4 at 7:37 PM logoThe Most Impressive Number in PayPal's Earnings Report - May 4 at 7:37 PM logoCan Amazon Continue Resisting PayPal? - May 4 at 8:31 AM logo Analysts Expect Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Will Post Earnings of $0.32 Per Share - May 4 at 1:31 AM logoPayPal CEO points to 2 trends fueling its success - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoCEO Dan Schulman points to 2 market-wide trends fueling PayPal's success - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoSquare (SQ) Stock Slips Ahead of Earnings, Should Investors Worry? - May 3 at 7:35 PM logoPaypal Holdings (PYPL) Receiving Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 3 at 1:10 AM logo7 Fun Facts About PayPal (PYPL) As Stock Nears All-Time High - May 2 at 5:13 PM logoETFs with exposure to PayPal Holdings, Inc. : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 5:13 PM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Raised to "Outperform" at FBN Securities - May 1 at 10:40 PM logoPayPal's Small-Business Lending Tops $3B As Company Launches New Tools For Small-Business Owners - May 1 at 6:43 PM logoPayPal rolls out Business in a Box, a curated service suite for new SMBs - May 1 at 6:43 PM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC - May 1 at 4:10 PM logoPaypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - May 1 at 10:58 AM logoPayPal Holdings, Inc. :PYPL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 10:52 AM



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