PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL): Price and Financial Metrics

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL): $273.50

2.51 (+0.93%)

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where PYPL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.46% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PYPL is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • PYPL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

PYPL Stock Summary

  • PYPL has a higher market value than 99.63% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $354,744,377,747.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PYPL is currently 58.08, higher than 92.23% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • PYPL's price/sales ratio is 15.51; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 87.42% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to PayPal Holdings Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PG, MA, UNH, DIS, and ASML.
  • Visit PYPL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PYPL Valuation Summary

  • PYPL's EV/EBIT ratio is 63; this is 600% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 74 months, PYPL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 29.3.
  • Over the past 74 months, PYPL's price/sales ratio has gone up 9.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PYPL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PYPL 2019-12-18 7.4 7.7 49.9 44.1
PYPL 2019-04-09 8.1 8.2 61.0 50.5
PYPL 2019-03-07 7.3 7.3 54.9 45.2
PYPL 2016-08-18 4.6 3.3 34.0 28.1
PYPL 2016-05-31 4.7 3.4 34.2 27.2
PYPL 2016-04-27 5.3 3.6 39.8 31.9

PYPL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PYPL, see our PYPL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $312.76 Average Broker Recommendation 1.39 (Strong Buy)

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PYPL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $273.50 52-week high $310.16
Prev. close $270.99 52-week low $171.63
Day low $269.57 Volume 8,323,000
Day high $274.54 Avg. volume 7,936,557
50-day MA $282.85 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $249.53 Market Cap 321.29B

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Company Bio

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers, and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites, and many other commercial users, for which it charges a fee. (Source:Wikipedia)  

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Latest PYPL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PayPal Holdings Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PYPL as an investment opportunity.

PayPal Misses on Guidance, but Concerns Remain Limited

Despite the boom in ecommerce, many industry players have missed meeting earnings expectations as of late. This is partly due to the difficult comparisons they face from the home-run Q1 many have had, and partly because all booms must cool off eventually.  One such company in a related industry, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), fell into this unfortunate category. The payment processing platform beat on earnings, but missed on Q3 outlook for both revenue and EPS. (See PayPal stock charts on TipRanks)   Detailing this development is Trevor Williams of Jefferies Group, who wrote that although PayPal has forecasted an uneventful Q3, he is not too concerned, and thus remains bullish.

Brock Ladenheim on TipRanks | August 1, 2021

The buy now, pay later wave: Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm and rivals hope to take U.S. by storm

A new form of digital layaway has taken Europe by storm and found some acceptance in the U.S., and the growing handful of rivals in the space are looking to spur more online purchases that Americans pay for over time.

Yahoo | August 1, 2021

3 Top Growth Stocks to Buy After Q2 Earnings

Second-quarter 2021 earnings reports are rolling in -- the first full quarter in which early pandemic results from 2020 are being lapped -- and the numbers look exceptionally good. Top growth stocks didn't just get a one-time bump from COVID-19 and the rapid migration to digital transformation it set off. Many of these companies are still putting up impressive results even as they go up against tough comparable figures from last spring that were boosted from increased consumer and business activity while at home.

Yahoo | August 1, 2021

1 Growth Stock to Buy and Hold Forever

Earlier this week, PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL) took a hit after releasing its second-quarter earnings report. Revenue came in at $6.24 billion, roughly $30 million short of Wall Street's forecast, and PayPal stock dropped 8% after hours.

Yahoo | August 1, 2021

15 Best Financial Stocks to Buy Now

In this article, we discuss the 15 best financial stocks to buy now. If you want to skip our detailed analysis of these stocks, go directly to the 5 Best Financial Stocks to Buy Now. On July 29, the United States Department of Commerce released a report detailing that the US economy had surpassed the […]

Yahoo | July 31, 2021

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PYPL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 8.52%
6-mo 1.51%
1-year 38.60%
3-year 221.05%
5-year 617.85%
YTD 16.78%
2020 116.51%
2019 28.64%
2018 14.22%
2017 86.52%
2016 9.03%

Continue Researching PYPL

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PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Stock Price | Nasdaq
PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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