|Bid||162.00 x 1100|
|Ask||162.71 x 900|
|Day's range||163.30 - 172.95|
|52-week range||163.30 - 310.16|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.16|
|PE ratio (TTM)||39.32|
|Earnings date||01 Feb 2022 - 07 Feb 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||272.38|
This Jan. 12 episode of "The Crypto Show" on Backstage Pass features an interesting discussion between Fool.com contributors Chris MacDonald and Jon Quast as to what incentive PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) might have to create its own stablecoin, rather than rely on an existing option such as Tether (CRYPTO: USDT). Jon Quast: I don't mean to put you on the spot here, Chris, but as I'm thinking this through, is there advantage for PayPal to create its own stablecoin versus simply supporting a stablecoin that's already in existence? What does PayPal get out of this?
When you think of fintech companies, you probably think of PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL), Block (NYSE: SQ) (formerly Square), or Robinhood (NASDAQ: HOOD). Over the past few years, we've seen a surge in other kinds of fintech companies, companies that are democratizing industries once inaccessible to the everyday investor.
Tech stocks continue to fall as the world copes with the relentless economic woes of the pandemic. Consider Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST), Realty Income (NYSE: O), and PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ: PYPL). Costco stock didn't make a lot of waves last year, but it still gained more than 50%.