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Morning Top Movers: PayPal Holdings, Inc., (PYPL)

Friday February 24th 2017: PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Credit Services in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL  has a market cap of 69.38 B. Since its IPO date on the 07/06/2015, PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL performance year to date is 43.27%. Today PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL has gained 1.13%, with a current price of 57.19.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 4.40%, with return on investment at 9.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 12.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 46.80%, and operating margin of 14.30%. PayPal Holdings, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL has seen a EPS growth of 15.10%. A performance for the year of 45.78%. The 52-week high is -0.44%, and the 52-week low is 57.64%. The average volume for PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL is 6159157.

With a target price of 53.95, can PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of PayPal Holdings, Inc., PYPL. PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a P/E of 48.42 and a forward P/E of 26.65. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.8. PayPal Holdings, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.15 and 4.65 respectively. For P/cash, PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a value of 17.11, while it is 27.9 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 57.19, PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 9.90%.

Looking more long-term PayPal Holdings, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 17.32%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.15% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 15.10% for this year and for the last five years a 110.04% growth has been seen.

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