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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, CA, US
Websitepaypal.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)23,200(+7%)
Job Openings4
Revenue (FY, 2019)$17.8 B(+16%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$239.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at PayPal

Dan Schulman

Dan Schulman

President and CEO
Nick Aldridge

Nick Aldridge

CEO, PayPal Giving Fund
Louise Pentland

Louise Pentland

EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer
Peggy Alford

Peggy Alford

EVP, Global Sales
Aaron Karczmer

Aaron Karczmer

Chief Risk Officer and EVP, Risk and Platforms
Jonathan Auerbach

Jonathan Auerbach

EVP, Chief Strategy, Growth and Data Officer
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PayPal Office Locations

PayPal has offices in San Jose, Austin, Chandler, La Vista and in 44 other locations
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
2211 N 1st St
Austin, TX, US
Building D, 7700 W Parmer Ln
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 $17.77 b in FY, 2019 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

5.5b

Net income (Q3, 2020)

1.0b

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

977.0m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

281.0b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

239.8

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

6.1b

EV

283.8b
PayPal's current market capitalization is $281 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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

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

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
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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

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)

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Revenue/Employee

599.0k

Financial Leverage

2.3 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 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

    69/100

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PayPal News and Updates

Latam Gateway to Offer PayPal as a Payment Option for Gamers in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 11, Latam Gateway officially announced that it will offer PayPal as a payment processing solution to international gaming companies interested in working with local payments in Brazil. This will allow Latam Gateway to offer to its...

PayPal target raised to Street-high $350 at Mizuho amid bitcoin momentum

Mizuho analyst Dan Dolev upped his price target on PayPal Holdings Inc.'s stock to $350 from $290, writing of traction for the company's bitcoin efforts. His new target is higher than all those listed on FactSet. "Both our survey and management commentary unveil a dramatic increase in engagement d…

PayPal takes full ownership of Chinese payments business

PayPal has taken complete ownership of GoPay, making it the first foreign firm to have 100% control of a Chinese payments platform, according to Reuters.

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PayPal Blocks Website That Helped Send Protesters to Capitol

PayPal Blocks Website That Helped Send Protesters to Capitol

Meet Robinhood's legal team — PayPal eyes 1 billion active accounts — More Goldman banker shakeups

Summary List PlacementWelcome back.  This week is already shaping up to be big one, with the House considering pushing ahead with impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump.  So what's that mean for the markets? It remains to be seen. As we've spoken about before, the ties between what's t…
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PayPal Blogs

PayPal Begins Taking Applications for Renewed Paycheck Protection Program

In 2020, PayPal helped more than 75,000 businesses support over 300,000 employees

PayPal Ventures Invests in Divvy

Series D Investment will drive Divvy's expansion beyond business expense management

PayPal Check-Cashing Fees Waived For Second Round Of Government-Issued Stimulus Checks

PayPal customers can cash their second round of government-issued paper stimulus checks remotely, typically within minutes, free-of-charge using the PayPal app cash-a-check feature
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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 Louise Pentland.

  • 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 Adyen, MoneyGram and TransferWise.

  • 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 44 other locations.

  • How many offices does PayPal have?

    PayPal has 48 offices.