There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.04, or -0.07%, to $58.21. The PayPal Holdings Inc has recorded 848,439 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted PayPal Announces Executive Leadership Changes.
As a NASDAQ listed company, PYPL falls under the Financial sector while operating within the Credit Services industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $58.25 and fluctuated between $58.56 as its day high and $57.00 as its day low. The current market capitalization of PayPal Holdings Inc is $62.80B. A total of 15.15 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 14.81M shares.
Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, PYPL has seen 9 BUY and 9 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 61,987 and the disposition of 49,581 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 65 BUYs and 30 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 793,961 shares during that period but sold 362,659.
In the most recent transaction, Scheibe Gabrielle sold 213 shares of PYPL for 63.38 per share on Sep 05. After the transaction, the Acting CFO & SVP, IR & Treas now owns 29,149 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 17, SCHULMAN DANIEL H bought 26,065 shares at 76.17 per share. PYPL shares that President and CEO owns now total 395,351.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PYPL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $75.30 with high estimates of $120.00 and low estimates of $52.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PYPL has a high of $92.62 and a low of $50.25.
As of this writing, PYPL has an earnings estimate of $1.36 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 34 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.43 per share and a lower estimate of $1.35.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. PYPL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $9.50B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $9.05B in debt and $43.03B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $18.28, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $21.73B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for PYPL is Buy with a score of 4.09.