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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 Openings2,046
Revenue (FY, 2020)$21.5 B(+21%)
Share Price (May 2021)$253.4(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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, Chandler, La Vista and in 40 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
2211 N 1st St
Austin, TX, US
State Finance Commission Building, 2601 N Lamar Blvd
Chandler, AZ, US
3000 One Payment Way
La Vista, NE, US
12312 Port Grace Blvd
Lutherville-Timonium, MD, US
9690 Deereco Rd #7th
Newton, MA, US
Riverside Center, 275 Grove St, Auburndale
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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

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.1b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.0b

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

297.5b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

253.4

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

5.7b

EV

300.7b
PayPal's current market capitalization is $297.5 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

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

46%46%44%48%47%45%45%46%44%41%49%48%
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
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
Modest IncAugust 19, 2015
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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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

    79/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    68/100

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PayPal News and Updates

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Twitter Tip Jar users cite PayPal privacy concerns hours after rollout

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PayPal CEO touts 'next generation digital wallet' after earnings beat

On the company's earnings call, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman pointed to cryptocurrency as a key growth engine for the company.

PayPal rumors are a harbinger for stablecoins as the future of crypto payments

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PayPal Blogs

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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 N 1st St, San Jose.

  • Where are PayPal offices?

    PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Chandler, La Vista and in 40 other locations.

  • How many offices does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 44 offices.