PayPal delivers solid Q1, payment volume reaches $99 billion

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Comparatively, PayPal Holdings, Inc. posted earnings of $0.43 per share in the same quarter previous year. Currently, the company is riding high on partnerships and mobile centrism. PayPal Holdings, based in San Jose, California. Mcrae Capital Management Inc. now owns 174,955 shares of the credit services provider's stock valued at $7,168,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Lone Pine Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Paypal Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at about $493,348,000. Finally, Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its stake in shares of Paypal Holdings by 28.0% in the third quarter.

The stock of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) is a huge mover today! Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $49.00 price objective on shares of Paypal Holdings in a research note on Sunday.

Shares outstanding are recorded as 1190.41 B and total shares floated are 1128.52 B. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 1.50. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages may provide enhanced perspective on stock performance. Guggenheim initiated coverage on Paypal Holdings in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. The company has market cap of $53.73 billion. Also, EVP Gary J. Marino sold 17,386 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.63, for a total transaction of $741,165.18. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period.

Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) have a current ABR or average broker rating of 1.85.

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Moving forward, PayPal expects revenue to grow between 15 and 17 percent at current spot rates as well as 17 to 19 percent on an FX-neutral basis, to a range of $12.5 to $12.7 billion - this would represent a new high for the group. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are projecting a consensus target price of $96.02 on company shares. Because of the different techniques used to gauge a company target price, estimates may be quite different from one analyst to another. Maybe even more important is the ability to ramp up engagement on a quarterly basis with the number of payment transactions per active account up 12% over a year ago. Clearly, the company is flush with cash and sees solid value in the stock. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesConsumers will be able to use their PayPal accounts with Google's mobile payments platform Android Pay at retailers such as WalGreens Boots and Dunkin' Donuts. The original version of this story can be read at It payment platform includes PayPal, PayPal Credit, Venmo and Braintree products.