Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) traded up 0.72% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $50.13.
Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company.
The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 3.09 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 19.4%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 17.15%.
Previously Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The stock has been upbeat for quite some time as is up 5.17% for the last 20 trading days, and now the firm's performance is turning out to be bearish with a -1.32% fall for the week. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering.
Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) 52-week high price stands at $50.00 and low price stands at $34.00, its price distance from 52-week high is 0.68% while its distance from 52-week low price is 48.06%. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Paypal Holdings by 28.2% in the first quarter. Stelac Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Paypal Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $119,000.
The number of shares now held by investors is 1.2 Billion. Paypal Holdings now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $48.24.
According to analysts Paypal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.41 and can go high up to $0.45. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 75,643,714 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $3,254,192,000 after buying an additional 2,549,683 shares during the period. Monness Crespi & Hardt raised their price target on Paypal Holdings from $50.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Going from the most negative analyst price target to above consensus is one thing. Latest closing price was -8.37% below its 50-day moving average and -21.52% below its 200-day moving average. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 16.9% compared to the same quarter previous year. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 40,740 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,736,746.20. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 2,516 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 740 shares in the last quarter. The stock traded at a volume of 6.6 million shares.
On 05/17/2017 close, PayPal Holdings, Inc. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 12.6 percent, operating profit margin was 14.3 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 46.8 percent. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty-five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Analysts predict that Paypal Holdings will post $1.78 earnings per share for the current year.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance" was published by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of PayPal Holdings, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.63, for a total value of $741,165.18.
Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 21.08%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 26.1% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 7.00% of the company's stock. The firm believes recent partnership deals and infrastructure re-platforming are starting to yield results that will help ensure Paypal's position as an entrenched neutral provider of digital payment services. The Company's combined payment solutions, including its PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom and Paydiant products, compose its Payments Platform. (NYSE:HD) reporting Tuesday that more shoppers visited its stores during the first quarter than what was anticipated.