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PayPal Holdings ROA %

: -1.78% (As of Jun. 2022)
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ROA % is calculated as Net Income divided by its average Total Assets over a certain period of time. PayPal Holdings's annualized Net Income for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $-1,364 Mil. PayPal Holdings's average Total Assets over the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $76,808 Mil. Therefore, PayPal Holdings's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was -1.78%.

The historical rank and industry rank for PayPal Holdings's ROA % or its related term are showing as below:

PYPL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04   Med: 4.89   Max: 6.9
Current: 2.72

During the past 10 years, PayPal Holdings's highest ROA % was 6.90%. The lowest was 2.04%. And the median was 4.89%.

PYPL's ROA % is ranked better than
60.62% of 546 companies
in the Credit Services industry
Industry Median: 1.76 vs PYPL: 2.72

PayPal Holdings ROA % Historical Data

The historical data trend for PayPal Holdings's ROA % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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PayPal Holdings Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
ROA %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.86 4.89 5.20 6.90 5.70

PayPal Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
ROA % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.47 5.86 4.26 2.69 -1.78

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, PayPal Holdings's ROA %, along with its competitors' market caps and ROA % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

PayPal Holdings ROA % Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, PayPal Holdings's ROA % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where PayPal Holdings's ROA % falls into.



PayPal Holdings ROA % Calculation

PayPal Holdings's annualized ROA % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (A: Dec. 2021 )/( (Total Assets (A: Dec. 2020 )+Total Assets (A: Dec. 2021 ))/ count )
=4169/( (70379+75803)/ 2 )
=4169/73091
=5.70 %

PayPal Holdings's annualized ROA % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

ROA %=Net Income (Q: Jun. 2022 )/( (Total Assets (Q: Mar. 2022 )+Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2022 ))/ count )
=-1364/( (75805+77810)/ 2 )
=-1364/76807.5
=-1.78 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In the calculation of annual ROA %, the net income of the last fiscal year and the average total assets over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. ROA % is displayed in the 30-year financial page.


PayPal Holdings  (NAS:PYPL) ROA % Explanation

ROA % measures the rate of return on the total assets (shareholder equity plus liabilities). It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from shareholders' equity plus its liabilities. ROA % shows how well a company uses what it has to generate earnings. ROA %s can vary drastically across industries. Therefore, ROA % should not be used to compare companies in different industries. For retailers, a ROA % of higher than 5% is expected. For example, Wal-Mart (WMT) has a ROA % of about 8% as of 2012. For banks, ROA % is close to their interest spread. A bank’s ROA % is typically well under 2%.

Similar to ROE, ROA % is affected by profit margins and asset turnover. This can be seen from the Du Pont Formula:

ROA %(Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Net Income/Total Assets
=-1364/76807.5
=(Net Income / Revenue)*(Revenue / Total Assets)
=(-1364 / 27224)*(27224 / 76807.5)
=Net Margin %*Asset Turnover
=-5.01 %*0.3544
=-1.78 %

Note: The Net Income data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) net income data. The Revenue data used here is four times the quarterly (Jun. 2022) revenue data.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Like ROE, ROA % is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in the company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. ROA % can be affected by events such as stock buyback or issuance, and by goodwill, a company's tax rate and its interest payment. ROA % may not reflect the true earning power of the assets. A more accurate measurement is ROC % (ROC).

Many analysts argue the higher return the better. Buffett states that really high ROA % may indicate vulnerability in the durability of the competitive advantage.

E.g. Raising $43b to take on KO is impossible, but $1.7b to take on Moody's is. Although Moody's ROA % and underlying economics is far superior to Coca Cola, the durability is far weaker because of lower entry cost.


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PayPal Holdings Business Description

PayPal Holdings logo
Address
2211 North First Street, San Jose, CA, USA, 95131
PayPal was spun off from eBay in 2015 and provides electronic payment solutions to merchants and consumers, with a focus on online transactions. The company had 426 million active accounts at the end of 2021, including 34 million merchant accounts. The company also owns Xoom, an international money transfer business, and Venmo, a person-to-person payment platform.
Executives
Scheibe Gabrielle officer: SVP, Corp Finance & Investor R 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Lores Enrique director 3000 HANOVER STREET PALO ALTO CA 94304
Karbowski Jeffrey William officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer 2211 N 1ST ST SAN JOSE CA 95131
Alford Peggy officer: EVP, Global Sales 435 TASSO STREET PALO ALTO CA 94301
Rainey John D officer: CFO and EVP, Global Cust Oper C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Johnson Allison officer: EVP, Chief Marketing Officer C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Britto Mark officer: EVP, Global Sales and Credit C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Messemer Deborah M. director C/O ALLOGENE THERAPEUTICS, INC. 210 EAST GRAND AVENUE SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080
Adkins Rodney C director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE ATLANTA GA 30328
Sarnoff Ann director C/O HSN, INC. 1 HSN DRIVE SAINT PETERSBURG FL 33729
Karczmer Aaron officer: SVP, CR & Compliance Officer PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Johnson Belinda J. director 394 PACIFIC AVENUE, FLOOR 2 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111
Shivananda Sripada officer: SVP, Chief Technology Officer 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Casares Wences director C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131
Morales-jaffe Marcia officer: SVP, Human Resources C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC. 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET SAN JOSE CA 95131

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