PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

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NASDAQ
Prev Close 78.83
Open 78.59
Day Low/High 76.19 / 79.06
52 Wk Low/High 71.83 / 310.16
Volume 15.37M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 1158.04B
Market Cap 86.03B
P/E Ratio 95.09
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
Affirm's Results Impressed and Here's Why I Want a Piece of the Action

Affirm's Results Impressed and Here's Why I Want a Piece of the Action

There are several reasons why the shares were trading higher.

Let's Go Treasure Hunting Inside the ETF Tech Scrapyard

Let's Go Treasure Hunting Inside the ETF Tech Scrapyard

As the Fed tries to steer the smoking U.S. economy into a soft landing, many funds have been reduced to cyber rubble. But we can find some working -- or workable -- parts amid the rust and embers.

Calling an Audible on Block

* Making a sacrifice to the long Gods  I have been doing work on Block over the last week.  The stock is cheap but, unfortunately, I don't have a catalyst.  One of our analysts is going to do a thorough analysis on the name - as well as PayPal  - to...

5 Reasons Why Many Beaten-Up Internet and Chip Stocks Now Look Cheap

5 Reasons Why Many Beaten-Up Internet and Chip Stocks Now Look Cheap

For people willing to brave the waters, there are now quality names with distinguishing characteristics that look attractive.

Don't Buddy Up to PayPal Just Yet

Don't Buddy Up to PayPal Just Yet

Shares of PYPL remain in a strong downward trend for now, according to the charts.

Premarket Movers

Upside - +74% (enters strategic agreement with Immune Therapeutics for rights to low dose naltrexone) - +18% (earnings, guidance) - +16% (earnings, guidance) - +14% (earnings) - +11% (earnings, guidance) - +10% (earnings, guidance) - +9.1% (highligh...

With Earnings All Over the Map, Don't Become Emotionally Tied to Your Trades

With Earnings All Over the Map, Don't Become Emotionally Tied to Your Trades

It's hard to gauge how this market is going to react to quarterly results, so stay alert and don't ignore your stops

Market Beatdown, Breadth, Russian Gas Flow, Fed's Board, Earnings, Stock Trades

Market Beatdown, Breadth, Russian Gas Flow, Fed's Board, Earnings, Stock Trades

Remember that this is a traders' market more than an investors' market. That's how it'll be until we have a change in trend and confirming follow through.

What the Heck Happened Yesterday?

* On Thursday the markets suffered a heart attack * Machines are unemotional, human beings are full of emotion * Carnage in the hedge fund community and algos likely were important contributing factors to Thursday's marked reversal  The S&P 500 Inde...

Some Possible Negative Tells That I See

* Outside day to the downside in the Russell Index. * Uninspiring breadth relative to the near 60 handle rise (at the top) in the S&P Index. * Blackstone was +$6/share on big earnings beat, now -$2/share. * Sharp intraday reversal in growthy tech na...

Small Number of Stocks Send Indexes Spinning

Small Number of Stocks Send Indexes Spinning

Names like IBM and Home Depot drive up the Dow while Netflix and Facebook trip the Nasdaq 100. Let's check the rotation.

FAANG, Defanged!

Consider the carnage in a number of high profile hedge funds who mostly own the same group of stocks - , , , .  Even , though on a brief rally today and yesterday, has been performing poorly.  Ah, yes, there is still (for now)... .

Kass: Why I Remain More Concerned About Return OF Capital Than Return ON Capital

Kass: Why I Remain More Concerned About Return OF Capital Than Return ON Capital

TINA (there is no alternative) is dateless, but her popular cousin CITA (cash is the alternative) is enjoying the prom.

Why I Remain More Concerned About Return of Capital Than Return on Capital - Modifying This Won't Be a Permanent Condition

* TINA ("there is no alternative") is dateless - but her popular cousin CITA ("cash is the alternative") is enjoying the prom * However, investing is about looking forward and not backwards. * Some factors are beginning to suggest that a tradable ra...

PayPal

PayPal seems to be a lot of people's favorite tech value play these days. (See Guggenheim's Scott Minerd comments on CNBC yesterday.)  The CFO of PayPal has left the company to join Walmart , and PYPL failed to reiterate guidance.  PayPal's shares a...

Premarket Movers

Upside - +49% (confirms to be acquired by Halozyme at $5.60/shr in $960M all-cash deal) - +38% (to be acquired for $55.00/shr in cash by GlaxoSmithKline in $1.9B deal) - +11% (strength ahead of Needham conference presentation) -  +5.7% (earnings, gu...

PayPal Rated at Stephens

Has PayPal Finally Made a Tradable Low?

Has PayPal Finally Made a Tradable Low?

Let's check the charts and come up with a plan.

A Bear Market Rally

* At least that is my thought... * Trading sardines, not eating sardines  I am taking my trading profits from yesterday:  * Sold $283.90 * Sold $108.58 * Sold $41.50 * Sold $98.52.  I also shorted at $423.80 against my short March SPY $422 puts, tha...

Watching 3 Stocks

I am keying on three stocks - , and - as trading long rentals in anticipation of a rebound... at some point!

Today's Trades

 * Shorted March $422 puts at $7.90. * Repurchased at $103.92 and at $99.42.

New Buy (and Short) 'Levels'

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions, or about my buy and short levels, as I strive for as much transparency as possible. This column is a continued commitment towards that sort of disclosure. "Wh...

Naked... Longs

To make it clear I have sold , , , , , and . Note: Yesterday I sold out my tech trading long rentals near the close of trading and on the ramp - that includes ,  and .

Sold These Three

I have sold ($110.90), ($287.86) and ($99.01).

My Positions

Since I have been trading aggressively it's probably hard to follow - see my next post which chronicles the last two days of trading! So, in the interest in transparency, here is a list of positions I have mentioned in my Diary that I am either long...

Lower Prices Are the Friend of the Rational Buyer

* I am very light in exposure and I am seeing some developing opportunities * Starting small and buying on a scale lower * These are all trading long rentals... for now!   Here are my trades in the premarket here on Monday morning:   * Advanced Micr...

Brokedown Palace

Going to leave this broke-down palace On my hands and my knees I will roll, roll, roll Make myself a bed by the waterside In my time, in my time, I will roll, roll, roll - The Grateful Dead, Brokedown Palace  The breakdown in individual stocks, as I...

Sanctions on Russia Produce Ripple Effects on Payments Giants, Crypto Players

Sanctions on Russia Produce Ripple Effects on Payments Giants, Crypto Players

The impact on U.S. companies of the economic blockade against Ukraine's invader varies but definitely is more than symbolic.

What's to Like This Morning?

I heard a lot about a new bull market leg this morning in the business media.  Not for me:  * Market breadth so so and weakening. * Russell (a new short yesterday) is not crowing. * s turn negative. * As I mentioned yesterday/this morning - , , , , ...

A Bear Market Rally?

Price has a way of changing sentiment (h/t The Divine Ms. M.) and, in watching the business media, many (who were absent on Tuesday) are miraculously bullish (likely in response to today's strong spike).   Me, I am sticking with my calculus (the mar...