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Is PayPal Holdings, Inc.(NASDAQ: PYPL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/6/2015. PayPal Holdings, Inc. is in the Credit Services industry and Financial sector. Average volume for PayPal Holdings, Inc., is 8455.48, and so far today it has a volume of 6925000. Performance year to date since the 7/6/2015 is 12.13%.

To help you determine whether PayPal Holdings, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 36.7 and forward P/E is 23.41. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.19. P/S ratio is 4.83 and the P/B ratio is 3.55. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.74 and 33.49 respectively.

At the current price PayPal Holdings, Inc. is trading at, 40.59 (-0.93% today), PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.11, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 15.83% after growing 190.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 6.30%, and 15.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1189.83, and the number of shares float is 1132.3. The senior management bring insider ownership to 6.10%, and institutional ownership is at 80.90%. The float short is 2.08%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.79. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.60%, and also a return on investment of 8.70%.

The ability for PayPal Holdings, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.5, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a gross margin of 48.30%, with its operating margin at 15.20%, and PayPal Holdings, Inc. has a profit margin of 13.50%.

The 52 week high is -2.78%, with 32.99% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.49% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.09%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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