156.36 -0.42 (-0.27%)
Pre-market: 8:06AM EDT
|Bid||155.80 x 1300|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's range||155.12 - 158.27|
|52-week range||82.07 - 158.27|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.94|
|PE ratio (TTM)||73.61|
|Earnings date||22 Jul 2020 - 27 Jul 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||155.59|
While Amazon is the most obvious choice, there are other potentially more lucrative ways to play the online shopping boom around the globe.
Paypal (PYPL) closed at $156.78 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.45% move from the prior day.
Western Union (NYSE: WU) is reportedly courting MoneyGram International (NASDAQ: MGI) in a takeover bid that would combine two of the largest money-transfer companies in the U.S. Bloomberg first reported the rumors, citing an anonymous source, who said Western Union has made an offer, but that the target company has not yet decided on its response. Such an acquisition would remove Western Union's chief direct competitor in the U.S. money-transfer space at a time when it faces other threats to its business from digital payments companies such as Paypal (NASDAQ: PYPL).
Facebook said the investment dovetails with its mission to serve small businesses and bring them into the digital economy.
Facebook and PayPal have invested in the Indonesian ride-hailing and digital payment start-up Gojek, joining other tech giants Tencent and Google, the Jakarta-based company said Wednesday. The new investment "will support Gojek's mission to boost Southeast Asia's digital economy, with a focus on supporting payments and financial services in the region," it said in a statement.
Facebook Inc messaging platform WhatsApp and PayPal Holdings Inc on Wednesday said they have invested in payment, food delivery and ride-hailing app operator Gojek as part of the Indonesian firm's ongoing fundraising round. WhatsApp and PayPal did not disclose the size of the investment. A Gojek investor told Reuters the Facebook investment, the first for the firm in Southeast Asia, was "meaningful".
Facebook and PayPal have made investments in Gojek, joining Google and Tencent among other high-profile technology firms that have backed the five-year-old Southeast Asian ride-hailing startup that also offers food delivery and mobile payments. Facebook, for which it is the first investment in an Indonesia-based firm, and PayPal did not disclose the size of their checks. Gojek told TechCrunch that Facebook and PayPal were participating in its ongoing Series F financing round, which brings it total raise-to-date to over $3 billion.
The increasing prevalence of artificial intelligence and 5G technology are threatening to drive up energy consumption, putting the technology sector on par with the aviation industry in the amount of CO-2 it releases, according to a leading researcher at Gartner. While data centers, tasked with processing the world’s data, have made significant investments to reduce energy consumption over the last several years, David Cappuccio, Gartner VP of Research, says that dynamic is likely to shift dramatically with the growing use of analytics and machine learning.
A technical snafu in a U.S. government system caused many small businesses to receive loans twice or more under a federal aid program to help businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a dozen people with knowledge of the matter said. The money mistakenly handed out could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars that the government and lenders - which made the loans - have been trying to identify and recover in recent weeks, one of the people briefed on the matter said. The technical issue and scale of the resulting duplicate deposits made under the Small Business Administration's $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have not been previously reported.
Since its humble origins about a decade ago, Square (NYSE: SQ) has evolved from a niche business that made it possible to accept credit card payments through mobile phones into an impressive financial ecosystem for businesses and consumers alike. Square's payment processing hardware now includes everything from its mobile readers to full-feature POS systems, and payment volume through its platform has climbed to more than $100 billion annually (and growing). It uses its merchant payment data to make business loans through its Square Capital business, and the company made 75,000 loans in the first quarter of 2020 alone.
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Online sales have exploded during the coronavirus pandemic, as consumers try to stay home more. Online sales at Walmart, Target, and Best Buy in the first quarter increased by 74%, 141%, and 155%, respectively. Meanwhile, the 800-pound gorilla that is Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) continued its steady march, growing global online sales by 24% (Amazon's fiscal quarter ends a month before the other retailers mentioned).
Even though the market has rebounded from the lows it hit earlier this year, there are still great long-term opportunities for investors who know where to look.
Paypal (PYPL) closed the most recent trading day at $148.79, moving +1.94% from the previous trading session.
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In an era of social distancing, the digital payments giant is employing an additional tool to promote safe, in-person payments.
While there are no real winners in the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies are proving the merits of digital operations and growing their businesses at accelerated rates as families shelter-in-place and those employees who can work from home do so. PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL) is a prime example. While incumbent digital payment processors Visa and Mastercard shares are still down by double-digit percentages from their all-time highs as they face a sharp near-term slowdown in growth, PayPal is surging to new all-time highs.
American Express CEO Stephen Squeri lays out his vision for how employees will return to work after COVID-19 quarantines lift.
A couple consumer habits have changed quite a bit over the last couple months as people stay at home to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Online grocery sales are booming and free ad-supported streaming services are getting a lot more attention. Major platforms PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) and Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) think these habits are here to stay.