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Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 5.1 years of data (i.e. since Jul 06, 2015). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Paypal Holdings trades on the NasdaqGS exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the financial sector.

Current Status of Paypal Holdings

It is currently trading at $204.09 ($202.91 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 69 days (2020 10 15).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.93 per share ($5.4B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3363.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $86192960 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 39.0% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 27.08. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year114.9840174515215.6- Below Average
2 year99.49724326241130.1+ Above Average
3 year76.46408333333368.4+ Above Average
4 year45.39873469387824.4- Below Average
5 year36.503320754717-3.1- Below Average
Paypal Holdings is projected by analysts to get to $218.00 within the next 12 months (6.8%), but preticted targets range from as high as $235.00 (15.1%) and as low as $155(-24.1%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -31.2%. It has a few bumps shape to the stock curve, which means the stock generally continues on a consistent trend and does not have to be checked often, but can have some variation during periods of volitility.

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With an average increase of 39.0% year over year, if Paypal Holdings is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 9.6 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 93.66. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the financial sector is a P/E of 13.24.


PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites, and many other commercial users, for which it charges a fee in exchange for benefits such as one-click transactions and password memory. PayPal's payment system, also called PayPal, is considered a type of payment rail.

Established in 1998 as Confinity, PayPal had its initial public offering in 2002, and became a wholly owned subsidiary of eBay later that year. eBay spun off PayPal in 2015. The company ranked 222th on the 2018 Fortune 500 of the largest United States corporations by revenue.

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