Analysts await PayPal Holdings, Inc. The expected future growth in earnings per share ("EPS") is an incredibly important factor.in identifying an under-valued stock. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, October 18. Chemical Bank's holdings in PayPal were worth $1,526,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. (NASDAQ:PYPL), so far this year is at +3.65%.
The ratios of the return on assets (ROA) and the return on owner's equity (ROE) are the most used profitability ratios in the analysis while ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. The business had revenue of $3.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.64 billion. The credit services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.03.
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Nordea Investment Management Ab decreased F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) stake by 7,693 shares to 3,303 valued at $433,000 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. The company has its outstanding shares of 1.25B. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on PayPal in a report on Tuesday, March 27th. The stock has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 20. The firm has "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, January 31. Mizuho reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $70.00 target price on shares of PayPal in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Analysts on average have given a price target of $85.22 to PayPal Holdings, Inc. stock.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) has an annual dividend of $0, while its annual dividend yield is 0%. 5,095,572 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,584,206. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $77.71. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 18,480 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,438,483.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 222,413 shares of company stock worth $17,321,428. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.90, for a total value of $1,973,400.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 268,189 shares in the company, valued at $21,632,124.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
In other news, VP Aaron Anderson sold 9,367 shares of PayPal stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 2nd. (NASDAQ:TMUS) are owned by insiders with 0.50% six-month change in the insider ownership. Institutional investors own 81.22% of the company's stock. Piper Jaffray maintained PayPal Holdings, Inc.
Wagner Wealth Management LLC Takes $112000 Position in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL)
Voloridge Investment Management Llc increased Autoliv Inc (NYSE:ALV) stake by 63,124 shares to 75,067 valued at $9.54M in 2017Q4. After $1.39 actual EPS reported by Ecolab Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.69 % negative EPS growth.
Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/YTD/Yearly Performance: The stocks has year to date performance of 4.96 percent and weekly performance of 4.62 percent. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 292,143 shares of the company's stock worth $11,969,000 after buying an additional 1,645 shares during the period. Finally, Bfsg LLC boosted its holdings in shares of PayPal by 19.2% during the 4th quarter. The S&P 500 gained 0.97 percent to 2,682.01 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.85 percent at 7,167.34.
The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.57 million shares versus an average volume of 1.76 million shares during last trading session. Taking a wider observation, the current separation from the one year high is -10.48%, and the distance from the one year low is presently 82.59%. The total market cap for the stock is $48.75B while it has a PE ratio of 10.89, its price-to-earnings-growth ratio reads 0.78 while it has a beta of 1.23.
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Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) Upgraded to "Buy" by Deutsche Bank
The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) earned "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, September 12. ValuEngine upgraded Occidental Petroleum from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, April 9th.
PayPal Holdings, Inc is a technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants. It enables businesses of various sizes to accept payments from merchant Websites, mobile devices, and applications, as well as at offline retail locations through a range of payment solutions, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Paydiant products.