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Now: $178.40
$182.52
50-Day Range
$145.96
MA: $162.57
$183.23
52-Week Range
$82.07
Now: $178.40
$183.99
Volume7.58 million shs
Average Volume6.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$209.44 billion
P/E Ratio112.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19

Competitors

Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) Vs. BABA, V, MA, ACN, PDD, and FIS

Should you be buying PYPL stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "business services, not elsewhere classified" are considered alternatives and competitors to Paypal, including Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V), Mastercard (MA), Accenture (ACN), Pinduoduo (PDD), and Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS).

Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Paypal and Alibaba Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Paypal053102.86
Alibaba Group012713.00

Paypal currently has a consensus price target of $158.5833, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Alibaba Group has a consensus price target of $252.5414, indicating a potential downside of 3.24%. Given Alibaba Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Alibaba Group is more favorable than Paypal.

Risk & Volatility

Paypal has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alibaba Group has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Paypal and Alibaba Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%
Alibaba Group29.16%14.56%9.35%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.8% of Paypal shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of Alibaba Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Paypal shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of Alibaba Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Paypal and Alibaba Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82
Alibaba Group$71.99 billion9.23$21.10 billion$6.0343.29

Alibaba Group has higher revenue and earnings than Paypal. Alibaba Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Alibaba Group beats Paypal on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Visa (NYSE:V) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Paypal and Visa, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Paypal053102.86
Visa032302.88

Paypal currently has a consensus target price of $158.5833, suggesting a potential downside of 11.11%. Visa has a consensus target price of $207.24, suggesting a potential upside of 7.63%. Given Visa's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Visa is more favorable than Paypal.

Profitability

This table compares Paypal and Visa's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%
Visa52.26%43.45%17.61%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Paypal and Visa's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82
Visa$22.98 billion16.29$12.08 billion$5.4435.40

Visa has higher revenue and earnings than Paypal. Visa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Paypal has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visa has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.8% of Paypal shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.6% of Visa shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Paypal shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Visa shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Visa beats Paypal on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mastercard (NYSE:MA) and Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.9% of Mastercard shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.8% of Paypal shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Mastercard shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Paypal shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Mastercard and Paypal, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mastercard042602.87
Paypal053102.86

Mastercard presently has a consensus price target of $326.4286, indicating a potential upside of 10.40%. Paypal has a consensus price target of $158.5833, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given Mastercard's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Mastercard is more favorable than Paypal.

Risk & Volatility

Mastercard has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paypal has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mastercard and Paypal's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mastercard$16.88 billion17.58$8.12 billion$7.7738.05
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82

Mastercard has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Paypal. Mastercard is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mastercard and Paypal's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mastercard46.75%149.02%28.77%
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%

Summary

Mastercard beats Paypal on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Paypal and Accenture's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82
Accenture$43.22 billion3.25$4.78 billion$7.3629.93

Accenture has higher revenue and earnings than Paypal. Accenture is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Paypal has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Accenture has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Paypal and Accenture, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Paypal053102.86
Accenture171702.64

Paypal presently has a consensus price target of $158.5833, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Accenture has a consensus price target of $220.3462, indicating a potential upside of 0.04%. Given Accenture's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Accenture is more favorable than Paypal.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.8% of Paypal shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Accenture shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Paypal shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Accenture shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Paypal and Accenture's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%
Accenture11.11%31.51%15.06%

Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) and Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pinduoduo and Paypal's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pinduoduo$4.33 billion22.46$-1,000,830,000.00($0.88)-99.20
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82

Paypal has higher revenue and earnings than Pinduoduo. Pinduoduo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Pinduoduo and Paypal's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Pinduoduo-28.48%-37.60%-13.52%
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Pinduoduo and Paypal, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pinduoduo18602.33
Paypal053102.86

Pinduoduo presently has a consensus price target of $67.2643, indicating a potential downside of 22.95%. Paypal has a consensus price target of $158.5833, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given Paypal's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Paypal is more favorable than Pinduoduo.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

20.0% of Pinduoduo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.8% of Paypal shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Paypal shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Pinduoduo has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paypal has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Paypal beats Pinduoduo on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fidelity National Information Servcs (NYSE:FIS) and Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Fidelity National Information Servcs and Paypal, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fidelity National Information Servcs042012.88
Paypal053102.86

Fidelity National Information Servcs currently has a consensus price target of $154.5217, suggesting a potential upside of 12.89%. Paypal has a consensus price target of $158.5833, suggesting a potential downside of 11.11%. Given Fidelity National Information Servcs' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Fidelity National Information Servcs is more favorable than Paypal.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.0% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.8% of Paypal shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fidelity National Information Servcs shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Paypal shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and Paypal's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fidelity National Information Servcs$10.33 billion8.18$298 million$5.6124.40
Paypal$17.77 billion11.78$2.46 billion$2.4572.82

Paypal has higher revenue and earnings than Fidelity National Information Servcs. Fidelity National Information Servcs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paypal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Fidelity National Information Servcs has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paypal has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Fidelity National Information Servcs and Paypal's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fidelity National Information Servcs1.45%7.89%4.40%
Paypal10.27%16.06%5.16%

Summary

Paypal beats Fidelity National Information Servcs on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Alibaba Group logo
BABA
Alibaba Group
1.8$261.01-0.2%$664.11 billion$71.99 billion32.67Analyst Report
Visa logo
V
Visa
2.2$192.55-0.2%$374.22 billion$22.98 billion34.69Analyst Revision
Mastercard logo
MA
Mastercard
2.2$295.68-0.4%$296.79 billion$16.88 billion37.81
Accenture logo
ACN
Accenture
1.9$220.26-0.4%$140.26 billion$43.22 billion28.83
PDD
Pinduoduo
1.0$87.30-3.4%$97.25 billion$4.33 billion-79.36
Fidelity National Information Servcs logo
FIS
Fidelity National Information Servcs
2.1$136.88-0.8%$84.57 billion$10.33 billion263.24Analyst Revision
NetEase logo
NTES
NetEase
2.4$484.46-0.2%$61.99 billion$8.51 billion19.93Analyst Upgrade
Mercadolibre logo
MELI
Mercadolibre
1.3$1,035.83-1.8%$51.49 billion$2.30 billion-246.63
Global Payments logo
GPN
Global Payments
2.1$164.54-0.2%$49.21 billion$4.91 billion77.25
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
1.9$59.27-0.1%$41.65 billion$10.80 billion9.83
Msci logo
MSCI
Msci
1.6$370.95-1.1%$31.01 billion$1.56 billion59.45Analyst Report
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.6$722.03-0.6%$28.17 billion$1.40 billion87.52
FleetCor Technologies logo
FLT
FleetCor Technologies
1.6$253.01-0.1%$21.61 billion$2.65 billion26.19Analyst Revision
Akamai Technologies logo
AKAM
Akamai Technologies
1.4$114.26-0.0%$18.54 billion$2.89 billion37.96Analyst Report
Ctrip.Com International logo
CTRP
Ctrip.Com International
1.9$26.80-0.4%$15.04 billion$4.52 billion28.51
TCOM
Trip.com Group
1.6$26.80-0.4%$14.82 billion$5.13 billion-36.71Analyst Upgrade
Broadridge Financial Solutions logo
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions
1.8$126.06-1.2%$14.47 billion$4.36 billion35.51
Zillow Group logo
Z
Zillow Group
0.9$62.25-1.2%$13.25 billion$2.74 billion-32.25Analyst Upgrade
Etsy logo
ETSY
Etsy
1.5$111.29-2.9%$13.21 billion$818.38 million182.44
Zillow Group logo
ZG
Zillow Group
1.0$61.75-1.1%$13.15 billion$2.74 billion-31.99
Fair Isaac logo
FICO
Fair Isaac
1.1$412.17-2.3%$11.95 billion$1.16 billion53.67Analyst Report
LYFT logo
LYFT
LYFT
1.8$30.70-2.6%$9.42 billion$3.62 billion-4.87Analyst Downgrade
The Western Union logo
WU
The Western Union
2.2$21.33-2.8%$8.76 billion$5.29 billion8.60
Farfetch logo
FTCH
Farfetch
1.3$21.32-4.7%$7.24 billion$1.02 billion-18.54
WEX logo
WEX
WEX
1.8$154.37-0.1%$6.72 billion$1.72 billion101.56
GrubHub logo
GRUB
GrubHub
1.1$71.87-0.6%$6.60 billion$1.31 billion-112.30
Nielsen logo
NLSN
Nielsen
2.2$14.63-1.6%$5.22 billion$6.50 billion-10.84Analyst Report
CDK Global logo
CDK
CDK Global
1.9$40.45-0.3%$4.92 billion$1.91 billion809.16Analyst Downgrade
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers logo
RBA
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
2.1$41.41-0.3%$4.48 billion$1.32 billion29.58Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
MAXIMUS logo
MMS
MAXIMUS
1.9$71.51-0.6%$4.38 billion$2.89 billion22.07Dividend Announcement
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.4$76.58-0.8%$4.10 billion$900.13 million-696.18Analyst Revision
TriNet Group logo
TNET
TriNet Group
1.3$59.88-1.8%$4.03 billion$3.86 billion17.56
Healthequity logo
HQY
Healthequity
1.4$55.75-0.5%$3.98 billion$531.99 million1,858.33
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.2$209.60-0.1%$3.58 billion$571.85 million62.57Analyst Upgrade
HMS logo
HMSY
HMS
1.3$32.55-0.9%$2.88 billion$626.40 million35.77
WNS logo
WNS
WNS
1.6$54.88-1.7%$2.73 billion$928.30 million24.28Upcoming Earnings
FVRR
Fiverr International
1.2$84.56-1.1%$2.62 billion$107.07 million-54.21
Wageworks logo
WAGE
Wageworks
1.1$51.34-0.0%$2.07 billion$472.18 million62.61
ExlService logo
EXLS
ExlService
1.3$59.96-1.9%$2.06 billion$991.35 million27.50Analyst Downgrade
Alliance Data Systems logo
ADS
Alliance Data Systems
3.3$41.52-3.9%$1.98 billion$5.58 billion10.70
EVO Payments logo
EVOP
EVO Payments
2.5$21.30-0.5%$1.75 billion$485.78 million-85.20
Tabula Rasa HealthCare logo
TRHC
Tabula Rasa HealthCare
1.1$58.45-2.0%$1.35 billion$284.71 million-33.98
CBIZ logo
CBZ
CBIZ
0.9$22.88-1.6%$1.25 billion$948.42 million18.16
RPAY
Repay
1.5$25.72-1.4%$1.24 billion$104.60 million0.00
Radware logo
RDWR
Radware
1.4$24.31-1.1%$1.14 billion$252.07 million56.53
PHR
Phreesia
1.4$29.31-3.6%$1.10 billion$124.78 million-2.73
Qiwi logo
QIWI
Qiwi
2.1$18.02-1.1%$1.10 billion$635.40 million14.77
Cardtronics logo
CATM
Cardtronics
2.4$21.41-5.3%$951.95 million$1.35 billion19.64
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.4$7.70-2.7%$921.37 million$200.63 million-77.00Upcoming Earnings
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GreenSky logo
GSKY
GreenSky
1.1$5.10-3.1%$916.18 million$529.65 million12.75
This page was last updated on 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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