|Bid||26.14 x 1100|
|Ask||26.50 x 1800|
|Day's Range||26.12 - 26.27|
|52 Week Range||24.65 - 26.99|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||N/A|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
I’ve always considered PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) a no-brainer investment. Advancing technologies has impacted every aspect of our lives. It’s only natural that we see the same development in the financial sector. This is part of the reason why bitcoin and the blockchain soared in popularity. But if you don’t like bitcoin’s volatility, you have PayPal stock.
In the case of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL), an often-suggested tie-up with Europe’s Adyen makes a lot of sense. It’s not a name most current or prospective owners of PayPal stock are terribly familiar with. Credit card acceptance middleman Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) is the odds-on buyout favorite for most investors getting the itch to see a deal get done.
Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) beat fourth quarter earnings estimates on Friday and raised its quarterly dividend by 20%. Instead, Wall Street zeroed in on a surprise decline in same-store sales at the discount retailer. It was enough for Big Lots stock to immediately tumble from $53 to $48, its lowest point since last July.
Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) has been on fire this year, up a whopping 53%. Case in point, SQ stock continues to hit one new all-time high after another. The company beat on fourth-quarter earnings per share and revenue estimates.
Last night Square Inc (NYSE:SQ) delivered earnings that were a top and bottom line beats. In the absence of reasons to expect deterioration in SQ fundamentals, I remain optimistic the stock. The fundamental outlook for SQ is rosy.
There was a time when companies like LendingClub Corp (NYSE:LC) and Prosper.com had a fantastic business model. Essentially, LC was looking to become the eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) of lending and would issue LendingClub stock in its IPO. Now, a borrower applies for a loan, but LC management will score and underwrite based on rules of a partner bank.