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Analytical Approach on: Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL)

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) shares traded -0.38% during the most recent session the stock exchanged hands 14.54M shares versus average trading capacity of 6.97M shares, yielding a market cap of $57.80B. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $50.54 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 37 opinions, the mean target was last revised on 04/27/17.

Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) high price target of $55.00 and with a conservative view have low price target of $42.00 with a standard deviation of $4.36. If seeing target price from optimistic overview then it has a 16 percent upside potential from the latest closing price of $47.54.

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) received “Upgrade” rating by Piper Jaffray in a research note issued to investors on Apr-27-17 from Underweight to Neutral.

Additionally on Apr-27-17 Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) was “Reiterated” by RBC Capital Mkts as Outperform from $50 to $52 and on Apr-27-17 the stock was “Reiterated” by Monness Crespi & Hardt as Buy from $50 to $54. Furthermore on Mar-17-17 the stock was “Reiterated” by Barclays as Overweight from $47 to $48.

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 81.18 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.77, Consequently Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) weekly and monthly volatility is 1.78%, 1.33% respectively.

In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) has an analysts’ mean recommendation of 2.00. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

Analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings growth are expecting that Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) will report earnings of $0.43 for the current quarter, however the company’s high EPS estimates are $0.45 and low estimates are $0.41. However the company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.

Previously Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter on 4/26/2017 After Market Close, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The company posted an earnings surprise of 9.09%.

While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 20.00% whereas during current quarter it has 19.40% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 18.70% during current year and 18.00% for next year. Past 5 years growth of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) observed at 110.04%, looking forward for the next 5 years it has a strong prediction of 17.59% over growth.

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) revenue estimates for the current quarter are $3.09B according to 34 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $3.13B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $3.07B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $12.69B compared to low analyst estimates of $12.61B and high estimates of $12.85B according 40 number of analysts.

Currently Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) shares owned by insiders are 5.90%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 85.30%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -0.19%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded 0.18%.

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) trading -1.16% away from its 52 week high of $48.10 and +39.82% far from the stock’s low point over the past 52 weeks, which was $34.00. The stock hit its 52-week high on 04/27/17, and 52-week low on 06/27/16. The company’s trailing twelve month income is 1.42B dollars.

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) trailing twelve month revenues are $11.27B, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 5.00. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $12.16 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 3.91, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $3.42, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 13.91. The stock has a current PEG ratio of 2.31 where as its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 40.70.

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