Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Wed 30 Jan (In 17 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.68 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.58 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 16.30%, a profit margin of 14.00% and a gross margin of 48.70%.
Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL). Most recently, on January 7th, 2019, Barclays Reiterated a Overweight rating. Before that, on October 19th, 2018, BTIG Research Upgrade to Buy. BMO Capital Markets Reiterated a Outperform rating on October 19th, 2018, Raymond James Upgrade an Outperform rating on September 14th, 2018, and KeyBanc Capital Mkts Reiterated a Overweight rating on September 11th, 2018.
At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 1.18B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 106.88B. In the last trading day, 7,308,143 shares of PayPal Holdings, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 10.11M shares per day of trading.
If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $4.38 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +5.08% and a moving average of 89.31. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $4.15 (which is +4.80%) and the stock’s moving average was 84.99. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of PYPL changed by $9.50 (which is +11.71%) and demonstrated a moving average of 84.42.
Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 95.36%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 96.78% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 96.78%. Using a similar metric, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 95.63% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 96.38% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 95.61%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 3.11 over the past 9 days, 5.28 over the past two weeks, and 5.31 in the last 20 days.
As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $90.65 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $93.70 and a low of $70.22. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.
The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 84,706,643 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 3,011,392 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 7.19% stake in PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)’s shares.
Just in the most recent trading day, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) experienced a high price of $91.14 and low point of $90.1. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 90.65 per share, following a loss of -$0.59, or -0.06% during the full day.