PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: PYPL] loss -1.22% on the last trading session, reaching $259.09 price per share at the time. The company report on April 27, 2021 that PayPal Releases 2020 Global Impact Report.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) released its fourth annual Global Impact Report, which highlights the company’s key environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, activities and progress during the last year.
The COVID-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenges for the global community, resulting in economic hardships that impacted millions of individuals and businesses. Guided by a mission to build an inclusive economy for all people, 2020 was a pivotal year for PayPal to take action. Through the strength and scale of its platform, and guided by committed leadership, the company launched products and initiatives to support stakeholders in their time of need, accelerate a responsible transition to the digital economy and begin building towards an inclusive recovery.
PayPal Holdings Inc. represents 1.17 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $310.69 billion with the latest information. PYPL stock price has been found in the range of $256.18 to $265.80.
If compared to the average trading volume of 9.22M shares, PYPL reached a trading volume of 7390962 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 $310.53 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.
Redburn have made an estimate for PayPal Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 12, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on February 04, 2021, representing the official price target for PayPal Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $297, while Bernstein analysts kept a Outperform rating on PYPL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for PayPal Holdings Inc. is set at 7.92, with the Price to Sales ratio for PYPL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 14.48. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 15.18, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.91. Price to Free Cash Flow for PYPL in the course of the last twelve months was 62.29 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
Trading performance analysis for PYPL stock
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.65. With this latest performance, PYPL shares gained by 4.67% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 32.84% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 114.82% 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 47.43, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.95, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.62 for PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 255.45, while it was recorded at 265.83 for the last single week of trading, and 223.01 for the last 200 days.
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
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.
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 22.82%.
An analysis of insider ownership at PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]
There are presently around $251,891 million, or 84.80% 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 $21.26 billion in PYPL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $11.69 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 May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 1,326 institutional holders increased their position in PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:PYPL] by around 49,630,720 shares. Additionally, 985 investors decreased positions by around 61,855,847 shares, while 234 investors held positions by with 860,726,267 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 972,212,834 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PYPL stock had 296 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,574,071 shares, while 103 institutional investors sold positions of 12,656,536 shares during the same period.