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

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL): $252.65

12.25 (+5.10%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PYPL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.41% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PYPL is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 52 weeks.
  • PYPL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 16.85% of US stocks).

PYPL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $285,779,569,202, PayPal Holdings Inc has a greater market value than 99.46% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for PayPal Holdings Inc is higher than 91.77% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • PYPL's price/sales ratio is 11.98; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 84.79% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PayPal Holdings Inc are ADBE, CRM, ORCL, NFLX, and CSCO.
  • PYPL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PayPal Holdings Inc's official web site, go to

PYPL Valuation Summary

  • PYPL's price/sales ratio is 13.5; this is 1025% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • PYPL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 40.9 over the prior 75 months.
  • PYPL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 40.9 over the prior 75 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PYPL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PYPL 2020-05-15 9.4 10.7 91.1 67.2
PYPL 2020-03-09 6.7 7.1 48.5 39.0
PYPL 2019-08-29 7.9 8.0 51.2 43.8
PYPL 2017-12-19 7.3 5.8 57.2 48.3
PYPL 2017-04-27 5.0 3.9 39.9 33.6
PYPL 2016-08-05 4.6 3.3 33.9 28.0

PYPL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PYPL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 40.55% of graded US stocks.
  • PYPL's asset turnover comes in at 0.338 -- ranking 412th of 560 Business Services stocks.
  • LTRPA, G, and SABR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PYPL.

The table below shows PYPL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.338 0.484 0.213
2021-03-31 0.337 0.484 0.239
2020-12-31 0.339 0.466 0.233
2020-09-30 0.346 0.459 0.214
2020-06-30 0.351 0.449 0.199
2020-03-31 0.358 0.439 0.182

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 $327.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.41 (Moderate Buy)

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PYPL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $252.65 52-week high $310.16
Prev. close $240.40 52-week low $174.81
Day low $252.65 Volume 1,408,405
Day high $252.65 Avg. volume 7,656,042
50-day MA $271.41 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $267.18 Market Cap 296.87B

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.

ETFs to Track on Pinterest and PayPal Merger News

PayPal Holdings has reportedly offered to purchase digital pinboard site Pinterest for $45 billion.

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Top Analyst Reports for Tesla, Johnson & Johnson & PayPal

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), and PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL).

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Is PayPal Stock A Buy Right Now As It Explores Acquisition Of Pinterest?

Top digital payments stock PayPal is one of the leading growth stocks in the current stock market. But is it a buy right now?

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Why Pinterest Stock Is Up Big This Week

Shares of Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) shot higher on Wednesday when rumors surfaced regarding a potential buyout. According to various reports, PayPal Holdings is in talks to acquire the social media company at a valuation of $45 billion, or roughly $70 per share. While no official announcements have been made, Pinterest's stock price was still up 13.9% this week as of 9:45 a.m. EDT on Friday, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

Tom Lee: This 1 key driver puts Bitcoin as high as $168,000 before 2022 (it's not as crazy as you think)

170% surge by year-end? Here's why and how to buy.

Yahoo | October 22, 2021

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PYPL Price Returns

1-mo -9.15%
3-mo -15.92%
6-mo -6.80%
1-year 24.43%
3-year 203.05%
5-year 496.86%
YTD 7.88%
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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