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PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions. Its products include 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: through credit cards, bank accounts, PayPal Smart Connect, or account balances, without sharing financial information.
TypePublic
Founded1998
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websitepaypal.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)26,500(+15%)
Job Openings2,499
Revenue (FY, 2020)$21.5 B(+21%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$289

Key People/Management at PayPal

Dan Schulman

Dan Schulman

President and CEO
Nick Aldridge

Nick Aldridge

CEO, PayPal Giving Fund
Aaron Karczmer

Aaron Karczmer

Chief Risk Officer and EVP, Risk and Platforms
John Rainey

John Rainey

CFO and EVP, Global Customer Operations
Mark Britto

Mark Britto

EVP, Chief Product Officer
Louise Pentland

Louise Pentland

EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer
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PayPal Office Locations

PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Boston, Chandler and in 41 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
2211 North First St
Austin, TX, US
Building D, 7700 W Parmer Ln
Boston, MA, US
Financial District
Chandler, AZ, US
3000 One Payment Way
La Vista, NE, US
12312 Port Grace Blvd
Lutherville-Timonium, MD, US
9690 Deereco Rd #7th
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PayPal Financials and Metrics

PayPal Revenue

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PayPal's revenue was reported to be $21.45 b in FY, 2020 which is a 20.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

6.0b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

3.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

49.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.1b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.0b

Market capitalization (1-Jul-2021)

339.5b

Closing stock price (1-Jul-2021)

289.0

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

5.7b

EV

342.7b
PayPal's current market capitalization is $339.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

10.8b13.1b15.5b17.8b21.5b

Revenue growth, %

17%21%18%15%21%

Cost of goods sold

5.7b6.8b8.3b9.8b11.5b

Gross profit

5.1b6.3b7.1b8.0b10.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

3.0b3.1b3.2b3.7b3.9b3.7b4.1b4.3b4.4b4.6b5.3b5.5b6.0b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.7b1.8b1.9b2.1b2.0b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.7b2.7b2.8b3.1b

Gross profit

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.9b2.6b2.6b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

46%46%44%48%47%45%45%46%44%41%49%48%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.6b2.9b7.6b7.3b4.8b

Accounts Receivable

214.0m283.0m313.0m435.0m577.0m

Prepaid Expenses

833.0m713.0m947.0m800.0m1.1b

Current Assets

25.7b32.6b33.0b38.5b51.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.4b1.8b2.1b2.5b4.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

724.0m805.0m776.0m912.0m1.2b

Accounts Payable

11.0m62.0m26.0m4.0m(4.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.2b2.5b5.5b4.6b5.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

384.0m795.0m1.2b511.0m1.0b1.5b667.0m1.5b2.0b84.0m1.6b2.6b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

183.0m384.0m578.0m185.0m365.0m553.0m230.0m458.0m685.0m293.0m590.0m888.0m300.0m

Accounts Payable

(1.0m)4.0m4.0m(35.0m)(17.0m)5.0m(3.0m)(49.0m)(51.0m)(21.0m)(48.0m)(93.0m)(34.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

751.0m1.7b2.7b(349.0m)(321.0m)4.3b1.0b2.2b3.3b1.5b3.9b4.6b1.8b
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

599.0k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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PayPal Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Happy ReturnsMay 13, 2021
CurvMarch 08, 2021
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$2.2 b
Swift CapitalAugust 10, 2017
TIO NetworksFebruary 14, 2017$233 m
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PayPal Revenue Breakdown

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PayPal revenue breakdown by business segment: 92.8% from Transaction Revenues and 7.2% from Other Value Added Services

PayPal revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 10.9% from UK, 51.3% from US and 37.8% from Other Countries

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PayPal Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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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

    78/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    68/100

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PayPal News and Updates

PayPal phishing attack uses legitimate services to bypass Google Workspace security

A newly revealed PayPal Holdings Inc. credential phishing attack is using exploited legitimate services to target victims and bypass security services provided by Google LLC Workspace. Detailed today by Bryan O’Neil, vice president of solutions engineering at email security firm Armorblox Inc., the…

PayPal exports Zettle POS system to the US

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced the launch of PayPal Zettle in the U.S., a digital point-of-sale solution that enables small businesses to seamlessly sell across in-person and online channels.

PayPal targets Square with launch of credit-card readers

PayPal targets Square with launch of credit-card readers

: PayPal takes on Square with launch of card readers in the U.S.

PayPal Holdings Inc. plans a challenge to Square Inc. as it launches a physical card reader in the U.S.

Venmo wants to charge you for more services now that you’re hooked, and PayPal is hiking fees too

It’s the classic maneuver. Hook ’em, then hike ’em. Venmo users received an unexpected email this week titled “New and upcoming changes to Venmo.” The mobile payment service, which is owned by PayPal, wants you to know that it will begin charging fees on common transactions:Read Full Story
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PayPal Blogs

Chipotle, Chobani, Even, Prudential Financial, Verizon, and Other Leading Companies Join Forces with PayPal and JUST Capital to Improve the Financial Health of America's Workforce

Participating companies will evaluate the financial security and health of their employees as part of a new initiative aimed at addressing the economic hardships of workers

PayPal Commits Over $100 Million to Advance Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls

The commitment is part of PayPal's mission to build a more inclusive global economy and its role as a Generation Equality Forum Action Coalition Private Sector Lead
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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 Dan Schulman, Nick Aldridge and Aaron Karczmer.

  • How many employees does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 26,500 employees.

  • What is PayPal revenue?

    Latest PayPal annual revenue is $21.5 b.

  • What is PayPal revenue per employee?

    Latest PayPal revenue per employee is $809.6 k.

  • Who are PayPal competitors?

    Competitors of PayPal include TransferWise, Visa and American Express.

  • Where is PayPal headquarters?

    PayPal headquarters is located at 2211 North First St, San Jose.

  • Where are PayPal offices?

    PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Boston, Chandler and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 45 offices.