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PayPal Holdings Operating Margin %

: 12.55% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Operating Margin % is calculated as Operating Income divided by its Revenue. PayPal Holdings's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $854 Mil. PayPal Holdings's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $6,806 Mil. Therefore, PayPal Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 12.55%.

Good Sign:

PayPal Holdings Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

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

PYPL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.01   Med: 16.09   Max: 17.25
Current: 14.01


PYPL's Operating Margin % is ranked worse than
53.19% of 376 companies
in the Credit Services industry
Industry Median: 16.10 vs PYPL: 14.01

PayPal Holdings's 5-Year Average Operating Margin % Growth Rate was 1.40% per year.

PayPal Holdings's Operating Income for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $854 Mil. Its Operating Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $3,697 Mil.


PayPal Holdings Operating Margin % Historical Data

The historical data trend for PayPal Holdings's Operating Margin % 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
Operating Margin %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17.25 16.20 15.70 15.98 17.04

PayPal Holdings Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Operating Margin % 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 18.08 16.89 15.21 11.52 12.55

Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, PayPal Holdings's Operating Margin %, along with its competitors' market caps and Operating Margin % 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 Operating Margin % Distribution

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

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



PayPal Holdings Operating Margin % Calculation

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

PayPal Holdings's Operating Margin % for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (A: Dec. 2021 ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )
=4324 / 25371
=17.04 %

PayPal Holdings's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Jun. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=854 / 6806
=12.55 %

* 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.


PayPal Holdings  (NAS:PYPL) Operating Margin % Explanation

Just like Gross Margin %, it is important to see a company maintains its operating margin over time. Among the same industry, a company with higher operating margin is more efficient in its operation. It is also more stable during industry slowdown or recessions. Peter Lynch prefers those with higher margins than those with lower margins.


Be Aware

Operating Margin % can be manipulated by adjusting the rate of depreciation, depletion and amortization (DDA).

If a company is facing competition, its Operating Margin % may decline. Often the Operating Margin % declines well before the company's Revenue or even profit decline. Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important indicator of whether the company is facing problems.

For instance, by 2012, Nokia (NOK)'s problems were well known and its stock had lost more than 90% of its market value since 2007. But Nokia’s Operating Margin % had already been in decline since 2002, although its Earnings per Share (Diluted) were still rising. Investors who paid attention to Operating Margin % would have avoided this huge loss. The same can be said for Research-in-Motion (RIMM).

Therefore, Operating Margin % is a very important screening filter for GuruFocus. GuruFocus's Buffett-Munger screener requires that the profit margin is either consistent or expanding. The Model Portfolio of the Buffett-Munger screener has outperformed the market every year since inception in 2009.


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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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