PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: PYPL] loss -0.34% or -0.85 points to close at $250.69 with a heavy trading volume of 6831038 shares. The company report on May 6, 2021 that PayPal Reports First Quarter 2021 Results.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced its first quarter 2021 results for the period ended March 31, 2021. The earnings release and related materials discussing these results can be found on its investor relations website at https://investor.pypl.com/financials/quarterly-results/default.aspx.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss these results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time (5:00 p.m. Eastern time). A live webcast of the conference call will be available at https://investor.pypl.com. In addition, an archive of the webcast will be accessible for 90 days through the same link.
It opened the trading session at $253.801, the shares rose to $255.21 and dropped to $250.41, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for PYPL points out that the company has recorded 31.86% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -79.04% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 8.52M shares, PYPL reached to a volume of 6831038 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 $313.40 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 8.21, with the Price to Sales ratio for PYPL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 12.92. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 15.13, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.10. Price to Free Cash Flow for PYPL in the course of the last twelve months was 56.53 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
Trading performance analysis for PYPL stock
PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.79. With this latest performance, PYPL shares dropped by -4.42% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 31.86% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 69.13% 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 48.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.96, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.50 for PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 253.41, while it was recorded at 246.89 for the last single week of trading, and 227.40 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 1.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.88/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 21.60%. 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 23.44%.
An analysis of insider ownership at PayPal Holdings Inc. [PYPL]
There are presently around $237,754 million, or 82.60% of PYPL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PYPL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 92,942,704, which is approximately -0.137% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 82,599,745 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $20.71 billion in PYPL stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $11.28 billion in PYPL stock with ownership of nearly 0.988% 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 1,268 institutional holders increased their position in PayPal Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:PYPL] by around 37,730,640 shares. Additionally, 1,110 investors decreased positions by around 60,767,103 shares, while 232 investors held positions by with 849,900,267 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 948,398,010 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PYPL stock had 201 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,285,673 shares, while 116 institutional investors sold positions of 4,546,834 shares during the same period.