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

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL): $71.32

-0.50 (-0.70%)

POWR Rating

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  • PYPL scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 59.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PYPL is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • PYPL's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 29.78% of US stocks).

PYPL Stock Summary

  • PYPL has a higher market value than 98.32% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $141,175,295,357.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 33.86, PayPal Holdings Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 75.76% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of PayPal Holdings Inc's share price is greater than that of 87.46% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PYPL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are INTU, ABNB, ISRG, SHOP, and SAP.
  • 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 40.49% of graded US stocks.
  • PYPL's asset turnover comes in at 0.338 -- ranking 412th of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • LTRPA, G, and ALJJ 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 $71.32 52-week high $310.16
Prev. close $71.82 52-week low $69.77
Day low $69.77 Volume 8,174,358
Day high $72.15 Avg. volume 19,875,736
50-day MA $81.79 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $154.78 Market Cap 82.59B

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 Insiders Are Buying And So Should You

Introductory comments PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) shares have been in a downward spiral for several months now. The decline in its market value can be attributed to a variety of factors, most notably a broader tech selloff in response to expected interest rate hikes in 2022. More recently, a disappointing fourth quarter...

Loft Capital Management on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

PayPal Stock: The Future Looks Bright

Shares of top-tier payments play PayPal (PYPL) are having a hard time finding a bottom these days, with shares continuing to add to the losses on a far-too-frequent basis. Indeed, PayPal isn't the only payments player in town anymore. From hungry up-and-comers like SoFi (SOFI) with neobank ambitions to BNPL disruptors like Affirm (AFRM), the space is starting to get crowded, and PayPal is going to need to take its innovative offerings to the next level if it's to stay ahead of the pack and regain its once premium valuation again.

Joey Frenette on TipRanks | February 25, 2022

PayPal, WhatsApp, Solana And More: Projects You May Not Know That Have Ukraine-Born Founders

Ukraine is known as the breadbasket of Europe. The country — second-largest on the continent after Russia — has also produced several notable entrepreneurs through the years. As the Russian invasion of Ukraine brings the latter into sharp focus of the world, here are some people from the country that have made a difference in the realm of technology in recent times. Jan Koum: WhatsApp, now owned by Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ: FB ), was founded by Jan Koum. He was born in Kyiv and grew up in Fastiv and moved to the United States at age 16. In 2014, Facebook purchased WhatsApp for $19 billion in a cash and shares deal, according to a BBC report . See Also: How To Buy Facebook (FB) Shares Max Levchin: A co-founder of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL ), Max Rafailovych Levchin, was born in...

Benzinga | February 25, 2022

PayPal Recommends Stockholders Reject Mini-tender Offer by Tutanota LLC

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) has been notified of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by Tutanota LLC to purchase up to 360,000 shares of PayPal common stock, representing significantly less than one percent of PayPal's common stock outstanding. The offer price of $125 per share is conditioned on, among other things, the closing price per share of PayPal's common stock exceeding $125 per share on the last trading day before the offer expires. This means that unless this condition is waived

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

10 Cryptocurrencies to Watch Amid Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

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Yahoo | February 25, 2022

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PYPL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -38.33%
6-mo -62.18%
1-year -75.64%
3-year -37.69%
5-year 32.89%
YTD -62.18%
2021 -19.48%
2020 116.51%
2019 28.64%
2018 14.22%
2017 86.52%

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