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PYPL

PayPal

$57.90

1.35 (2.39%)

, V

Visa

$95.94

-0.24 (-0.25%)

06:10
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06:10

PayPal price target raised to $54 from $45 at Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray analyst Jason Deleeuw raised his price target for PayPal (PYPL) to $54 saying easing currency headwinds will complement "continued solid" U.S. and international digital payment volume trends. The bar for the company's Q2 results has been raised given PayPal's "significant short-term share outperformance and premium valuation" to Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA), Deleeuw tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a Neutral rating on PayPal citing long-term competitive risks.

PYPL

PayPal

$57.90

1.35 (2.39%)

V

Visa

$95.94

-0.24 (-0.25%)

MA

MasterCard

$125.47

0.19 (0.15%)

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PYPL PayPal
$57.90

1.35 (2.39%)

07/13/17
BERN
07/13/17
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BERN
PayPal deal lowers comeptitive threat, says Bernstein
After PayPal (PYPL) announced a partnership deal with Apple (AAPL), Bernstein analyst Lisa Ellis says that the deal lowers the "wildcard" threat of competition for PayPal. The analyst adds that the deal could enable PayPal to access iPhones through NFC in the future or make a broader partnership deal with Apple Pay. Ellis keeps a $61 price target and an Outperform rating on PayPal.
07/11/17
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07/11/17
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PayPal should acquire Square, says Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Joseph Vafi believes PayPal (PYPL) over the next several years should look to maximize Venmo monetization opportunities, extend its reach in brick and mortar retailers and stem transaction margin deterioration. An acquisition of Square (SQ) helps check all of the boxes, Vafi tells investors in a research note. Such an acquisition also fits with PayPal's vision of transforming itself into a "true, two-sided network," the analyst adds. He believes the company can offer to buy Square at a greater than 30% premium "without too much stretch to its balance sheet." Vafi has a Hold rating on PayPal with a $49 price target and does not formally cover Square.
07/12/17
JPMS
07/12/17
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JPMS
Overweight
Apple adding PayPal as payment option is significant, says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Tien-tsin Huang says Apple (AAPL) adding PayPal (PYPL) as a payment option, as announced last night by PayPal COO Bill Ready in a blog post, is significant as it provides "yet another example of a payment foe," in this case Apple Pay, choosing to work with PayPal as a payment partner. The analyst admits that it is difficult to size the deal. He has an Overweight rating on PayPal. The stock in premarket trading is up 63c to $55.39.
07/13/17
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07/13/17
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MONN
PayPal price target raised to $70 from $54 at Monness Crespi
After conducting checks, Monness Crespi analyst James Cakmak raised his price target on PayPal (PYPL) . He says that the market is failing to appreciate the boost to PayPal's margins that its Pay with Venmo product will bring. The analyst also expects PayPal to make an international deal with Alphabet's (GOOG,GOOGL) Android and he thinks that its newly announced deal with Apple (AAPL) "diminishes competitive risks." Cakmak adds that the company can benefit meaningfully from a partnership with Facebook (FB), The analyst keeps a Buy rating on PayPal.
V Visa
$95.94

-0.24 (-0.25%)

06/27/17
MZHO
06/27/17
INITIATION
Target $115
MZHO
Buy
Visa initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst Thomas McCrohan initiated Visa with a Buy and a $115 price target.
05/24/17
SBSH
05/24/17
NO CHANGE
Target $100
SBSH
Buy
Citi tells investors to stay long Visa
After hosting investor meetings with CFO Vasant Prabhu, Citi analyst Donald Fandetti tells investors to stay long Visa shares. The analyst expects the stock to "grind higher" into the June 22 investor day and would not be surprised to see another 2017 guidance raise. He keeps a Buy rating on Visa with a $100 price target.
06/23/17
BARD
06/23/17
NO CHANGE
Target $115
BARD
Outperform
Visa a good idea for remainder of 2017, says Baird
Baird analyst David Koning called Visa a good idea for the remainder of 2017 as the stock has limited controversy and big long-term benefits from a shift to card payments and a shift to online retail spending. Koning reiterated his Outperform rating and raised his price target to $115 from $112 on Visa shares.
07/10/17
DBAB
07/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $122
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche Bank raises price targets for Visa, MasterCard
Deutsche Bank analyst Bryan Keane raised his price target for Visa (V) to $122 from $103 and for MasterCard (MA) to $150 from $124. The analyst believes push payments have the potential to contribute an incremental 5% to net revenue growth for both companies over the next five years and help drive 20%-plus annual earnings growth. He reiterates Buy ratings on both stocks with a preference for Visa over MasterCard. Push payments, also known as buyer-initiated payments or straight through processing, "ride the network rails and hence offer all the benefits of card payments with more security as the payer pushes funds instead of the payee pulling funds from an account," Keane explains.
MA MasterCard
$125.47

0.19 (0.15%)

06/27/17
MZHO
06/27/17
INITIATION
Target $125
MZHO
Neutral
MasterCard initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho
Mizuho analyst Thomas McCrohan initiated MasterCard with a Neutral and a $125 price target.
05/03/17
OPCO
05/03/17
NO CHANGE
Target $125
OPCO
Outperform
MasterCard price target raised to $125 from $120 at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene raised his price target for MasterCard to $125 from $120 after the company delivered "solid upside Q1 results." The analyst is encouraged by recent strong revenue/volume growth and believes the company's longer term growth trajectory remains intact. He reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
04/19/17
OPCO
04/19/17
NO CHANGE
OPCO
Oppenheimer bullish on Visa, MasterCard ahead of results
Oppenheimer analyst Glenn Greene reiterates Outperform ratings for MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V) and $120 and $95 price targets, respectively, heading into results. The analyst is encouraged by "solid" January intra-quarter volume growth, improving gas price trends, strong retail sales growth, and broadly positive card issuer trends. Further, Greene continues to believe that MasterCard and Visa are attractive at current levels, given their defensible market positions and strong long-term prospects. Nonetheless, he prefers Visa relative to MasterCard at present given the continuing U.S. volume boost from the Costco (COST)/USAA wins and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Sapphire Reserve momentum, apparent conservative guidance, and Visa Europe accretion benefits.

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