PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: PYPL] jumped around 13.78 points on Monday, while shares priced at $273.63 at the close of the session, up 5.30%. The company report on February 26, 2021 that PayPal Joins Uber in Coalition to Address Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccine Equity.
PayPal commits $5 million to fund free or discounted Uber rides to vaccination sites in underserved communities in support of White House national vaccination effort.
Companies will work together to mobilize customers interested in contributing to equitable vaccine access effort.
PayPal Holdings Inc. stock is now 16.84% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. PYPL Stock saw the intraday high of $274.54 and lowest of $265.72 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 309.14, which means current price is +21.61% above from all time high which was touched on 02/16/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 8.97M shares, PYPL reached a trading volume of 10479380 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PYPL shares is $308.04 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PYPL stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Atlantic Equities have made an estimate for PayPal Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on February 04, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Bernstein raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on January 27, 2021, representing the official price target for PayPal Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $300, while BTIG Research analysts kept a Buy rating on PYPL stock. On January 15, 2021, analysts increased their price target for PYPL shares from 290 to 350.
The Average True Range (ATR) for PayPal Holdings Inc. is set at 12.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for PYPL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 14.60. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 16.03, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.43. Price to Free Cash Flow for PYPL in the course of the last twelve months was 62.79 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
How has PYPL stock performed recently?
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.08. With this latest performance, PYPL shares gained by 15.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 33.91% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 153.38% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PYPL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.21, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.46, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.71 for PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 252.75, while it was recorded at 263.70 for the last single week of trading, and 202.79 for the last 200 days.
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.90 and a Gross Margin at +55.08. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.60.
Return on Total Capital for PYPL is now 13.06, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 16.21. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 22.77, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.90. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 48.58. Additionally, PYPL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 47.86, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 32.21.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] managed to generate an average of $158,566 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.67 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.35.PayPal Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.
Earnings analysis for PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, PayPal Holdings Inc. posted 0.66/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.75/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -12.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PYPL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PayPal Holdings Inc. go to 22.24%.
Insider trade positions for PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]
There are presently around $263,396 million, or 84.90% of PYPL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PYPL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 93,070,530, which is approximately -1.446% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 82,062,813 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $22.45 billion in PYPL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $12.34 billion in PYPL stock with ownership of nearly -2.765% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in PayPal Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 1,369 institutional holders increased their position in PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:PYPL] by around 52,391,540 shares. Additionally, 901 investors decreased positions by around 59,099,361 shares, while 231 investors held positions by with 851,107,571 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 962,598,472 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PYPL stock had 358 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,477,610 shares, while 90 institutional investors sold positions of 12,114,550 shares during the same period.