Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Paypal (NASDAQ: PYPL):

  • 12/13/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Nomura to a “buy” rating. They now have a $82.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $79.00.
  • 12/13/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $80.00 to $85.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 12/6/2017 – Paypal was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $80.71 price target on the stock.
  • 12/5/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/5/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $80.21 price target on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $90.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/1/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Bank of America Corp. They now have a $88.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $80.00.
  • 11/29/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $80.21 price target on the stock.
  • 11/21/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC.
  • 11/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Bank of America Corp from $80.00 to $88.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – Paypal had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC.
  • 11/20/2017 – Paypal was given a new $93.00 price target on by analysts at Craig Hallum. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt from $80.00 to $88.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/20/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $79.66 price target on the stock.
  • 11/19/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BTIG Research. They now have a $81.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “from PYPL; Reduced Credit Risk Could Boost Multiple PayPal Holdings (PYPL) for more than a year has been working toward the implementation of an “asset-light” strategy with regard to its exposure to consumer credit in which it would continue to make credit available to consumers while taking the associated receivables off of its balance sheet, thus freeing up capital and improving the company’s credit risk and funding profile.””
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $74.00.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG to $88.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $79.00.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Argus from $80.00 to $87.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $70.00 to $77.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $89.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $83.00.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $87.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $80.00.
  • 11/17/2017 – Paypal was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $78.63 price target on the stock.
  • 11/16/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Robert W. Baird from $80.00 to $85.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 11/16/2017 – Paypal had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/2/2017 – Paypal was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “PayPal is a worldwide online payments system operator. The company delivered strong third-quarter 2017 results, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The results were driven by continued strong performance in global payments, both online and mobile. Currently, the company is riding high on partnerships and mobile centrism. PayPal’s ongoing strategic partnerships with Visa and MasterCard offer great flexibility and choice to consumers.  Partnerships with Google, Facebook, Pinterest, Alibaba, Intuit and other major retailers and financial institutions are also delivering positive results. However, continuous exposure to foreign exchange and interest rate risks are concerns. Year to date, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to.”
  • 10/31/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $76.80 price target on the stock.
  • 10/26/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “PayPal is a worldwide online payments system operator. The company delivered strong third-quarter 2017 results, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The results were driven by continued strong performance in global payments, both online and mobile. Currently, the company is riding high on partnerships and mobile centrism. PayPal’s ongoing strategic partnerships with Visa and MasterCard offer great flexibility and choice to consumers.  Partnerships with Google, Facebook, Pinterest, Alibaba, Intuit and other major retailers and financial institutions are also delivering positive results. However, continuous exposure to foreign exchange and interest rate risks are concerns. Year to date, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to.”
  • 10/25/2017 – Paypal was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “PayPal is a worldwide online payments system operator. The company delivered strong third-quarter 2017 results, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate on both counts. The results were driven by continued strong performance in global payments, both online and mobile. Currently, the company is riding high on partnerships and mobile centrism. PayPal’s ongoing strategic partnerships with Visa and MasterCard offer great flexibility and choice to consumers.  Partnerships with Google, Facebook, Pinterest, Alibaba, Intuit and other major retailers and financial institutions are also delivering positive results. However, continuous exposure to foreign exchange and interest rate risks are concerns. Year to date, the stock has outperformed the industry it belongs to.”
  • 10/24/2017 – Paypal was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $73.32 price target on the stock.
  • 10/23/2017 – Paypal had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/23/2017 – Paypal was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $70.85 price target on the stock.
  • 10/22/2017 – Paypal had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a $69.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/22/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $61.00 to $70.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at William Blair.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $65.00.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $75.00 to $78.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $70.00 to $74.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $83.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from $65.00 to $70.00. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $70.00 to $80.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $76.00 to $77.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Loop Capital from $57.00 to $67.00. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt from $73.00 to $80.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its price target raised by analysts at BTIG Research from $70.00 to $81.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Paypal had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock.

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ PYPL) opened at $75.65 on Monday. Paypal Holdings Inc has a fifty-two week low of $39.02 and a fifty-two week high of $79.39. The company has a market cap of $90,924.49, a P/E ratio of 54.04, a PEG ratio of 3.10 and a beta of 1.03.

Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The credit services provider reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.03. Paypal had a net margin of 12.69% and a return on equity of 11.33%. The firm had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.18 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.35 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 21.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Paypal Holdings Inc will post 1.37 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Rodney C. Adkins acquired 6,750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $74.04 per share, for a total transaction of $499,770.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 10,149 shares in the company, valued at approximately $751,431.96. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 6.00% of the company’s stock.

PayPal Holdings, Inc is a technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants. The Company’s combined payment solutions, including its PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom and Paydiant products, compose its Payments Platform.

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