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PYPL

PayPal

$82.78

-3.07 (-3.58%)

07:10
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Investors 'bullish' on PayPal, says UBS

UBS analyst Eric Wasserstrom said the firm conducted the "Market Thinking Game" to determine institutional investors' views about PayPal, telling investors in a research note that the results showed there is a positive view of PayPal, with 81% of investors bullish or very bullish, with their stance deriving from expectations of strong volume growth, and to a lesser extent from Venmo monetization. Wasserstrom has a Buy rating and $95 price target on PayPal.

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PYPL PayPal
$82.78

-3.07 (-3.58%)

11/27/18
SPHN
11/27/18
NO CHANGE
Target $108
SPHN
Overweight
PayPal fraud issue at Venmo looks to be under control, says Stephens
After The Wall Street Journal reported over the holiday weekend that internal documents indicated PayPal experienced greater than expected fraud losses associated with its Venmo instant transfer feature, Stephens analyst Brett Huff noted that his take is that the fraud issue looks to be under control given that the article indicates fraud rates have been coming down. Even if it were assumed that the continued high levels of fraud outlined in the article of 0.35% continued, he thinks the negative financial impact that would occur would be fairly muted, Huff said. Separately, it was reported that the U.K.'s Competition Authority has concerns about PayPal's iZettle deal. However, Huff said he believes the company could have remediation ideas to help ease competitive worries. He reiterates an Overweight rating and $108 price target on PayPal shares.
11/27/18
NOMU
11/27/18
NO CHANGE
Target $103
NOMU
Buy
Fears of fraud at PayPal's Venmo are overblown, says Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Bill Carcache believes fears of fraud loss at PayPal's Venmo over overblown following Sunday's Wall Street Journal article. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the shares with a $103 price target. In response to increasing fraud, Venmo temporarily suspended instant transfers, which were quickly reintroduced after updates, and generated $1B of volume in September, Carcache tells investors in a research note.
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. PayPal (PYPL) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays. 2. Albemarle (ALB) initiated with a Neutral at Buckingham. 3. Galapagos NV (GLPG) initiated with a Strong Buy at Raymond James. 4. Mogo Finance (MOGO) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley FBR. 5. Altice USA (ATUS) initiated with a Buy at UBS. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/14/18
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LEHM
Overweight
Barclays initiates coverage of U.S. payment processors with PayPal as top pick
As noted earlier, Barclays analyst Ramsey El-Assal initiated a group of 20 U.S. companies in the Payments, Processing, and related IT Services sector with Overweight-rated PayPal (PYPL) as his Top Pick. The analyst cites the company's "100% exposure to high-growth digital channels" along with its "clean balance sheet substantial cash position" that bring it a "strategic opportunity. El-Assal is also particularly positive on Overweight-rated WorldPay (WP) based on its strong growth potential from its exposure to "tech-enabled channels" and merger synergies, FirstData (FDC) based on the accelerating growth of its merchant channels, and Square (SQ)," whose Subscription & Services segment is blurring the lines between Payments and software". The analyst contends that the extent of being "tech-enabled" is a key differentiator in the Payments industry, assigning an Overweight rating to Alliance Data Systems (ADS), ADP (ADP), Cardtronics (CATM), Fidelity National (FIS), First Data (FDC), Fiserv (FISV), Fleetcor Technologies (FLT), Global Payments (GPN), Green Dot (GDOT), Mastercard (MA), Total System Services (TSS), Visa (V), and WEX Inc (WEX). El-Assal assigns Equal-weight ratings to EVO Payments (EVOP) and Paychex (PAYX), stating that while the companies are "solid performers" in the space, their valuation is seen as more balanced. The analyst rates MoneyGram (MGI) and Western Union (WU) at Underweight, saying that the former will struggle to re-ignite positive growth as the costs associated with regulatory scrutiny weigh on its profits and the latter will be challenged by "periodic pricing pressure eroding margins over a long period of time."

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