Is PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) A Safe Bet For Investors?


PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) closed its last session at $77.27. The stock traded within a range of $74.13 and $77.36. The company operates in the Financial Services sector with a market capitalization of 89.85 Million. Trading volume for PayPal Holdings, Inc. was 8.87 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) has an average volume of 10.28 Million.

Company Profile

PayPal Holdings, Inc. is a technology platform company. The Company offers online payment solution which allows customers to pay and get paid, withdraw funds to their bank accounts and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. It payment platform includes PayPal, PayPal Credit, Venmo and Braintree products. PayPal Holdings, Inc. is based in San Jose, California.

Analyst Views

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) received a Buy rating from 8 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 1 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) touched its 1-Year High price of $86.32 on 01/31/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $41.27 on 02/16/17.

EPS & Financials

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.55/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.52/Share by a difference of $0.03. This showed a surprise of 5.8% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 42 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.54/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.57/share and a low EPS of $0.49/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $3.59 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 3.67 Billion and 3.43 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) has a 20-Day average volume of 13 Million. According to today’s trading volume PayPal Holdings, Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 84.3 Percent. The return on assets stands at 4.9%, Return on Equity currently is 11.8% and the Return on Investment value is 10.1%.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) gross margin percentage stands at 48.1% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 16.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 13.7 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -3.57% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 0 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 19.04 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 4.96 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 16.2%. The return on invested capital is at 10.1%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 48.2.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 19.04%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 4.96% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.