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PayPal (PYPL) Competitors

$62.17
+0.53 (+0.86%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

PYPL vs. CSGP, EBAY, GPN, PDD, BABA, ACN, UBER, FI, MELI, and RELX

Should you be buying PayPal stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PayPal include CoStar Group (CSGP), eBay (EBAY), Global Payments (GPN), PDD (PDD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Accenture (ACN), Uber Technologies (UBER), Fiserv (FI), MercadoLibre (MELI), and Relx (RELX). These companies are all part of the "business services, not elsewhere classified" industry.

PayPal vs.

PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership and valuation.

PayPal has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoStar Group has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

PayPal currently has a consensus price target of $72.73, suggesting a potential upside of 16.98%. CoStar Group has a consensus price target of $102.46, suggesting a potential upside of 23.06%. Given CoStar Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CoStar Group is more favorable than PayPal.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PayPal
0 Sell rating(s)
22 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.37
CoStar Group
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80

68.3% of PayPal shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.6% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of PayPal shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of CoStar Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, PayPal had 42 more articles in the media than CoStar Group. MarketBeat recorded 52 mentions for PayPal and 10 mentions for CoStar Group. CoStar Group's average media sentiment score of 0.76 beat PayPal's score of 0.71 indicating that CoStar Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PayPal
23 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
18 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
CoStar Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

PayPal has a net margin of 14.26% compared to CoStar Group's net margin of 11.64%. PayPal's return on equity of 21.58% beat CoStar Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PayPal14.26% 21.58% 5.53%
CoStar Group 11.64%4.95%4.05%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PayPal$29.77B2.18$4.25B$3.9715.66
CoStar Group$2.46B13.85$374.70M$0.73114.05

PayPal received 1148 more outperform votes than CoStar Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 76.31% of users gave PayPal an outperform vote while only 75.45% of users gave CoStar Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PayPalOutperform Votes
1781
76.31%
Underperform Votes
553
23.69%
CoStar GroupOutperform Votes
633
75.45%
Underperform Votes
206
24.55%

Summary

PayPal beats CoStar Group on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PYPL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PYPL vs. The Competition

MetricPayPalBusiness services IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$65.03B$17.75B$21.10B$8.09B
Dividend YieldN/A3.57%2.72%3.96%
P/E Ratio15.6639.10259.4718.44
Price / Sales2.183.18540.7872.31
Price / Cash13.8822.4529.4028.77
Price / Book3.254.376.904.39
Net Income$4.25B$495.27M$620.64M$213.55M
7 Day Performance-0.03%-1.17%-0.13%-0.54%
1 Month Performance-7.20%1.12%2.53%2.77%
1 Year Performance3.24%8.88%28.06%7.63%

PayPal Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CSGP
CoStar Group
3.9535 of 5 stars
$83.26
-3.1%
$102.46
+23.1%
+6.1%$34.00B$2.46B114.056,152Short Interest ↓
EBAY
eBay
4.1309 of 5 stars
$52.90
-2.8%
$51.45
-2.7%
+19.3%$26.77B$10.11B10.5412,300
GPN
Global Payments
4.9952 of 5 stars
$101.46
-1.3%
$149.11
+47.0%
+1.5%$25.90B$9.65B20.1327,000Analyst Upgrade
PDD
PDD
4.9284 of 5 stars
$149.72
-5.0%
$182.31
+21.8%
+109.6%$206.00B$34.88B19.8317,403Gap Up
BABA
Alibaba Group
4.7633 of 5 stars
$80.60
-0.8%
$109.96
+36.4%
-0.5%$204.52B$130.35B18.79235,216Short Interest ↑
ACN
Accenture
4.9751 of 5 stars
$297.73
-1.1%
$380.24
+27.7%
-1.9%$199.70B$64.11B26.99733,000
UBER
Uber Technologies
4.9332 of 5 stars
$63.53
-1.2%
$84.38
+32.8%
+65.2%$132.74B$37.28B102.4630,400Analyst Forecast
FI
Fiserv
4.4376 of 5 stars
$148.42
-1.3%
$164.83
+11.1%
+30.5%$86.84B$19.09B27.7442,000
MELI
MercadoLibre
4.6734 of 5 stars
$1,708.00
+0.9%
$1,881.92
+10.2%
+33.2%$86.60B$14.47B76.4215,638Positive News
RELX
Relx
1.2562 of 5 stars
$43.68
-2.3%
N/A+42.3%$81.95B$9.91B0.0036,500News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:PYPL) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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