NASDAQ:PYPL - Paypal Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $104.15 +1.84 (+1.80 %) (As of 03/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$102.31Today's Range$102.0850 - $104.5652-Week Range$70.22 - $104.56Volume7.22 million shsAverage Volume7.88 million shsMarket Capitalization$122.19 billionP/E Ratio58.18Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.03 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 and digital payments 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 iZettle products. The company's Payments Platform allows consumers to send 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. 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 CIK1633917 Webwww.paypal.com Phone408-967-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.27 Quick Ratio1.27Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio58.18 Forward P/E Ratio48.67 P/E Growth2.65 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.45 billion Price / Sales7.91 Cash Flow$2.5546 per share Price / Cash Flow40.77 Book Value$13.06 per share Price / Book7.97Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.79 Net Income$2.06 billion Net Margins13.31% Return on Equity14.67% Return on Assets5.16%Miscellaneous Employees21,800 Outstanding Shares1,173,209,000Market Cap$122.19 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 9.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Paypal's earnings last quarter? Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The credit services provider reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.02. The credit services provider had revenue of $4.23 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.23 billion. Paypal had a net margin of 13.31% and a return on equity of 14.67%. The company's revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.55 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Paypal. What guidance has Paypal issued on next quarter's earnings? Paypal issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.84-2.91 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.89. The company issued revenue guidance of $17.8-18.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.03 billion.Paypal also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.84-2.91 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PYPL? 34 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Paypal's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $119.00. On average, they expect Paypal's share price to reach $98.6612 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Paypal. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Paypal? 34 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Paypal in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 24 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 headlines about PYPL stock have trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Paypal earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Paypal? Paypal saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 18,823,659 shares, a decline of 12.0% from the February 15th total of 21,388,897 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,577,540 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.7% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), eBay (EBAY), Worldpay (WP), NetEase (NTES), Pinduoduo (PDD), First Data (FDC), Mercadolibre (MELI), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Global Payments (GPN) and FleetCor Technologies (FLT). 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), Micron Technology (MU), Visa (V), salesforce.com (CRM), Adobe (ADBE), Mastercard (MA), Square (SQ) and Walt Disney (DIS). Who are Paypal's key executives? Paypal's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Daniel H. Schulman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. John D. Rainey Jr., CFO & Exec. VP of Global Customer Operations (Age 48)Mr. William J. Ready, Exec. VP & COO (Age 39)Ms. Adele Louise Pentland, Exec. VP and Chief Bus. Affairs & Legal Officer (Age 47)Mr. Aaron A. Anderson, Chief Accounting Officer & VP Who are Paypal's major shareholders? Paypal's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.81%), BlackRock Inc. (6.35%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.65%), Fundsmith LLP (1.29%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.23%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.14%). Company insiders that own Paypal stock include Aaron Anderson, Aaron Karczmer, Adele Louise Pentland, Daniel H Schulman, David M Moffett, Frank D Yeary, 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 Third Point LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, M&T Bank Corp, Coatue Management LLC, FMR LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD. Company insiders that have sold Paypal company stock in the last year include Aaron Anderson, Aaron Karczmer, Adele Louise Pentland, Daniel H Schulman, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Lunia Capital LP, DSM Capital Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Carmignac Gestion, Pendal Group Ltd and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Paypal stock in the last two years include Frank D Yeary and Rodney C Adkins. 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 $104.15. How big of a company is Paypal? Paypal has a market capitalization of $122.19 billion and generates $15.45 billion in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $2.06 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. Paypal employs 21,800 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: 1,322 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 590 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,912MarketBeat'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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do Front-End Loads Impact an Investment?