Analysts estimate: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Daniel H. Schulman Director, President and Chief Executive Officer with 427,074 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Jonathan Auerbach Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer, with 117,817 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 107,845 shares of PYPL is John D. Rainey Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Customer Operations.

Now turning to institutional ownership of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 87.44 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Fidelity Management & Research Co. with 79.62 million shares. In the third-place spot with 51.82 million shares is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

This company’s stock price was $106.52 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 5,006,525. Compare that to its average daily volume of 6.63M. Given the fact that this stock has 1.18B shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $125.46B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.96. Its Price to Sales ratio is 7.68, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 14.91, and its Price to Book ratio is 7.75.

PYPL stock has achieved a 5-day range of $101.31 to $108.01, with a total performance of +1.03% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $101.31 to $111.67, generating a +0.34% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -8.31%, trading in the range of $101.31 to $121.48.

In the past 5 days, shares of PYPL have made a new high 3 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 7 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 8 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.86. This is a 0.12 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.74, amounting to an earnings surprise of 16.20%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.68, making for an earnings surprise of 14.70%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 0.69, generating a 3.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $2.06 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $1.79 billion. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $5.48 billion for the year, compared to $2.53 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$823.0 million, compared to -$667.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $4.66 billion compared to the prior year’s $1.86 billion.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 6.9/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 3.37, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.33, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.16 and a Debt to EBITDA of 0.65. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 26.62, its Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 3.26 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.63.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 8/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 14.82, a Net Margin of 15.36, a ROE of 16.34, and a ROC of 177.04.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for PYPL, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 13.59, its Price to Median PS Value is 1.26. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for PYPL is now 2.15, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 5.53. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 22.07.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for PYPL is sitting at 1.22, while its Current Ratio is 1.22 and its PEG Ratio is 3. This stock’s PB Ratio is 7.74, its PS Ratio is 7.76, its Forward PE Ratio is 30.4, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 50.72. Similarly, Price to Owner Earnings is 21.88, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 17.69 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 15.9.