PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) - Active Trend of Monday

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) analysts on average have given a price target of $24 on PYPL stock. BMO Capital Markets' price target would suggest a potential upside of 19.06% from the stock's current price.

Several equities analysts have commented on PYPL shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Paypal from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. Goldman Sachs Group restated a "buy" rating and set a $90.00 price target (up previously from $80.00) on shares of Paypal in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Stock's distance from 52 week High is -13.15% and the distance from 52 week Low is 84.02%. SELL rating has been given by 0 analyst (s) and 14 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Paypal Holdings Inc has a one year low of $40.74 and a one year high of $86.32.

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) has been trading in a bullish manner, based on the relative positions of the stock's 20 and 200 day moving averages. The company's quarterly revenue was up 25.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Paypal Holdings Inc will post 1.75 EPS for the current year.

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.

According to 10 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $1.43 Billion and the Low Revenue estimate is $1.41 Billion, while the High Revenue estimate is $1.45 Billion.

Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio of PayPal Holdings, Inc. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 126,344 shares of company stock worth $9,818,481. (PYPL) is 51.03. PYPL has price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.65 and Forward P/E of 27.04. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 46,045 shares in the company, valued at $3,596,574.95. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 1.26 and the short float is around of 1.13%. The shares were bought at an average cost of $74.04 per share, for a total transaction of $499,770.00. (NASDAQ:PYPL) has an average volume of 10.26 Million. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,562 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $100,000 after acquiring an additional 1,217 shares during the last quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of PYPL. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Paypal by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. This showed a surprise of 5.8% in the last quarter earnings. D Orazio & Associates Inc. now owns 1,700 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $125,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Fundsmith LLP increased its stake in shares of Paypal by 6.8% in the second quarter. Insiders own 6.00% of the company's stock. Harding Loevner LP now owns 11,353,818 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $381,030,000 after buying an additional 5,253,746 shares in the last quarter. Front Row Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Paypal during the 4th quarter worth approximately $111,000. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other?

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