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PayPal Holdings, Inc is a credit services business based in the US. PayPal shares (PYPL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PayPal employs 26,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$21.5 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$253.94|
|52-week range||USD$82.07 - USD$309.14|
|50-day moving average||USD$256.6244|
|200-day moving average||USD$215.5927|
|Wall St. target price||USD$311.13|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.54|
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|1 week (2021-02-18)||-12.68%|
|1 month (2021-01-26)||5.37%|
|3 months (2020-11-25)||18.41%|
|6 months (2020-08-26)||24.80%|
|1 year (2020-02-26)||132.74%|
|2 years (2019-02-26)||162.91%|
|3 years (2018-02-26)||220.03%|
|5 years (2016-02-26)||577.35%|
Valuing PayPal stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of PayPal's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
PayPal's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 75x. In other words, PayPal shares trade at around 75x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
PayPal's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.8831. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into PayPal's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
PayPal's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$4.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a PayPal's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$21.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||15.98%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$10 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.52%|
|Return on equity TTM||22.72%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$310.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 15.8 million PayPal shares held short by investors – that's known as PayPal's "short interest". This figure is 19.8% up from 13.2 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting PayPal shares can be evaluated.
PayPal's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PayPal shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PayPal shares traded daily (recently around 7.5 million). PayPal's SIR currently stands at 2.1. In other words for every 100,000 PayPal shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2100 shares are currently held short.
However PayPal's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PayPal shares, or, against the total number of tradable PayPal shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PayPal's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PayPal shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0135% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PayPal shares, roughly 14 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against PayPal.
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