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Analyst’s Sets PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) New Target at $313.40: PYPL is Now On A Buy List

PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) has a beta of 1.16, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 58.59, and a growth ratio of 2.50. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 54.32, with weekly volatility at 2.68% and ATR at 7.94. The PYPL stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $140.02 and a $309.14 high. Its shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 2.58% on 05/24/21. The shares fell to a low of $252.43 before closing at $257.17. Intraday shares traded counted 6.33 million, which was 25.53% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 8.50M. PYPL’s previous close was $250.69 while the outstanding shares total 1.17B.

Investors have identified the Credit Services company PayPal Holdings Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $303.13 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 53.43 billion total, with 41.34 billion as their total liabilities.

PYPL were able to record 1.54 billion as free cash flow during the 07/28/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 960.0 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 1.76 billion as operating cash flow.

Potential earnings growth for PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL)

In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 07/28/2021 quarter of the year, PayPal Holdings Inc. recorded a total of 6.03 billion in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 23.45% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 07/28/2021 quarter reducing by -1.38%.

What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 3.07 billion trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 2.97 billion. This allows shareholders to hold on to 1.17B with the recently reported earning now reading 0.94 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 07/28/2021 (0.91 cents a share).

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 4.43 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on PYPL sounds very interesting.

Is the stock of PYPL attractive?

In related news, President and CEO, SCHULMAN DANIEL H sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 18. The sale was performed at an average price of 245.55, for a total value of 2,455,538. As the sale deal closes, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Karbowski Jeffrey William now sold 1,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 460,260. Also, EVP, Chief Product Officer, Britto Mark sold 9,000 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on Apr 30. The shares were price at an average price of 264.40 per share, with a total market value of 2,379,632. Following this completion of acquisition, the President and CEO, SCHULMAN DANIEL H now holds 10,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 2,631,074. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.

35 out of 47 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 6 have maintained a Hold recommendation on PayPal Holdings Inc.. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the PYPL stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $313.40.

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