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PayPal is a global technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants. The company provides a range of combined payment solutions, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom and iZettle products, which compose its proprietary Payments Platform. Its service enables consumers to make purchases using various payment methods, including through credit cards, bank accounts, PayPal Smart Connect or account balances, without sharing financial information.

TypePublic
Founded1998
HQSan Jose, US
Websitepaypal.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Culture scoreB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)23,200(+7%)
Job Openings1,077
Revenue (FY, 2019)$17.8 B(+16%)
Share Price (May 2020)$150.9 (+2%)

Key People/Management at PayPal

Daniel Schulman

Daniel Schulman

President and CEO
Louise Pentland

Louise Pentland

EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer
Gary Marino

Gary Marino

Former Chief Commercial Officer
Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

EVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Jonathan Auerbach

Jonathan Auerbach

EVP, Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer
John Rainey

John Rainey

CFO and EVP, Global Customer Operations
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PayPal Office Locations

PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Chandler, Lutherville-Timonium and in 43 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
2211 N 1st St
Austin, US
Building D, 7700 W Parmer Ln
Chandler, US
3000 One Payment Way
Lutherville-Timonium, US
Timonium
Scottsdale, US
9999 N 90th St
Sydney, AU
1 York St
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PayPal Financials and Metrics

PayPal Revenue

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PayPal's revenue was reported to be $17.77 b in FY, 2019 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

4.6b

Net income (Q1, 2020)

84.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

398.0m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

177.1b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

150.9

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

7.9b

EV

177.2b
PayPal's current market capitalization is $177.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

10.8b13.1b15.5b17.8b

Revenue growth, %

17%21%18%15%

Cost of goods sold

5.7b6.8b8.3b9.8b

Gross profit

5.1b6.3b7.1b8.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

3.0b3.1b3.2b3.7b3.9b3.7b4.1b4.3b4.4b4.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.7b1.8b1.9b2.1b2.0b2.3b2.3b2.4b

Gross profit

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b2.0b1.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

46%46%44%48%47%45%45%46%44%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.6b2.9b7.6b7.3b

Accounts Receivable

214.0m283.0m313.0m435.0m

Prepaid Expenses

833.0m713.0m947.0m800.0m

Current Assets

25.7b32.6b33.0b38.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

1.2b1.3b2.3b2.9b2.8b8.1b4.5b4.9b6.9b7.9b

Accounts Receivable

178.0m176.0m301.0m258.0m283.0m412.0m409.0m379.0m417.0m412.0m

Prepaid Expenses

897.0m838.0m719.0m900.0m1.1b928.0m1.0b902.0m881.0m1.1b

Current Assets

25.4b27.0b29.4b34.7b34.2b34.0b34.9b36.4b37.7b38.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

1.4b1.8b2.1b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

724.0m805.0m776.0m912.0m

Accounts Payable

11.0m62.0m26.0m4.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.2b2.5b5.5b4.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

384.0m795.0m1.2b511.0m1.0b1.5b667.0m1.5b2.0b84.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

183.0m384.0m578.0m185.0m365.0m553.0m230.0m458.0m685.0m293.0m

Accounts Payable

(1.0m)4.0m4.0m(35.0m)(17.0m)5.0m(3.0m)(49.0m)(51.0m)(21.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

751.0m1.7b2.7b(349.0m)(321.0m)4.3b1.0b2.2b3.3b1.5b
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

445.3 x

EV/CFO

117.8 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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PayPal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
HONEYNovember 20, 2019$4 b
gopayOctober 01, 2019
SimilityJune 21, 2018$120 m
hyperWALLET SystemsJune 19, 2018$400 m
JetloreMay 30, 2018
iZettleMay 17, 2018$2.20 b
Swift CapitalAugust 10, 2017
TIO NetworksFebruary 14, 2017$233 m
Modest IncAugust 19, 2015
XoomJuly 02, 2015$890 m
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PayPal Revenue Breakdown

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PayPal revenue breakdown by business segment: 90.6% from Transaction Revenues and 9.4% from Other Value Added Services

PayPal revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.5% from Other Countries, 10.5% from UK and 53.0% from US

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PayPal Online and Social Media Presence

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PayPal Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    77/100

  • Compensation

    A

    79/100

  • Diversity

    B

    69/100

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PayPal News and Updates

PayPal rolls out QR Code payments to 28 markets worldwide

PayPal has launched payment by QR codes in the UK and 27 other markets around the world, providing a...

PayPal raises $4 billion in debt deal as business soars during pandemic

PayPal Holdings Inc., a digital payments platform that helps money move online, raised $4 billion in the corporate bond market on Monday, underscoring how companies that make life under lockdown easier can also borrow cheaply.

PayPal stock gains after Macquarie starts coverage with a 'high-conviction' outperform rating

PayPal Holdings Inc. shares are up 4.4% in Thursday trading after Macquarie analyst Dan Dolev began coverage of the payments provider with a "high-conviction" outperform rating and $112 target price. He wrote that his recent survey of consumers found that PayPal's usage trends are improving more so…

PayPal Cuts First-Quarter Revenue Outlook on Virus Impact

PayPal Holdings Inc. Cut Its Forecast For Revenue In The First Quarter Due To The Continued Impact Of The Coronavirus

PayPal fraud scam cost UK users £1 million in last quarter

PayPal users in the UK lost over £1 million to fraudsters in the last quarter of 2019 after being tr...
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PayPal Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PayPal founded?

    PayPal was founded in 1998.

  • Who are PayPal key executives?

    PayPal's key executives are Daniel Schulman, Louise Pentland and Gary Marino.

  • How many employees does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 23,200 employees.

  • What is PayPal revenue?

    Latest PayPal annual revenue is $17.8 b.

  • What is PayPal revenue per employee?

    Latest PayPal revenue per employee is $766 k.

  • Who are PayPal competitors?

    Competitors of PayPal include Payoneer, Visa and American Express.

  • Where is PayPal headquarters?

    PayPal headquarters is located at 2211 N 1st St, San Jose.

  • Where are PayPal offices?

    PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Chandler, Lutherville-Timonium and in 43 other locations.

  • How many offices does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 47 offices.