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PayPal Holdings (NAS:PYPL) 50-Day SMA

: $56.05 (As of Today)
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Moving averages are one of the core indicators in technical analysis. A Simple Moving Average (SMA) is simply the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. It is calculated by adding a selected range of prices, usually closing prices, and then dividing that figure by the number of time periods in that range.

The 50-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days. And the 20-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days and 200 days separately.

As of today (2023-12-08), PayPal Holdings's 50-Day SMA is $56.05. It's 20-Day SMA is $56.93 and 200-Day SMA is $65.19.


Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, PayPal Holdings's 50-Day SMA, along with its competitors' market caps and 50-Day SMA 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 50-Day SMA Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, PayPal Holdings's 50-Day SMA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where PayPal Holdings's 50-Day SMA falls into.



PayPal Holdings  (NAS:PYPL) 50-Day SMA Calculation

The formula for calculating SMA is:

SMA=( P1 + P2 + ... + Pn ) / n

where:
Pn is the price of the stock at period n.
n is the total number of periods.

* 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) 50-Day SMA Explanation

Simple Moving Average (SMA) is the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. The 20-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days. And the 50-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days and 200 days separately. SMAs are often used to determine the price trend direction. A 200-Day SMA is usually a proxy for the long-term trend, while shorter periods indicate short-term trend.

SMA are commonly compared with stock price or different period SMAs to indicate a trading signal. Generally speaking, if the price goes above the SMA, or a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA, an uptrend is expected, investors may want to go long or cover short. Conversely, if the price goes below the SMA, or the short-term SMA crosses below a long-term SMA, a downtrend is expected, investors may want to go short or exit long.

Two popular trading patterns that use SMA include the death cross and a golden cross. A death cross occurs when the 50-day SMA crosses below the 200-day SMA. This is considered a bearish signal, that further losses are in store. The golden cross is a bullish signal which occurs when a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA.


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PayPal Holdings (NAS:PYPL) Business Description

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 435 million active accounts at the end of 2022. The company also owns Venmo, a person-to-person payment platform.
Executives
James Alexander Chriss director, officer: President and CEO C/O INTUIT INC., 2700 COAST AVENUE, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
John C. Kim officer: EVP, Chief Product Officer C/O OWLET, INC., 2500 EXECUTIVE PARKWAY, SUITE 500, LEHI UT 84043
Gabrielle Scheibe officer: See Remarks 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Blake J Jorgensen officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 209 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY, REDWOOD CITY CA 94065
Enrique Lores director 3000 HANOVER STREET, PALO ALTO CA 94304
Jeffrey William Karbowski officer: VP, Chief Accounting Officer 121 ALBRIGHT WAY, LOS GATOS CA 95032
Peggy Alford officer: EVP, Global Sales 435 TASSO STREET, PALO ALTO CA 94301
John D Rainey officer: CFO and EVP, Global Cust Oper C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Allison Johnson officer: EVP, Chief Marketing Officer C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC, 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Mark Britto officer: EVP, Global Sales and Credit C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Deborah M. Messemer director C/O ALLOGENE THERAPEUTICS, INC., 210 EAST GRAND AVENUE, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA 94080
Rodney C Adkins director 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY, NE, ATLANTA GA 30328
Ann Sarnoff director C/O HSN, INC., 1 HSN DRIVE, SAINT PETERSBURG FL 33729
Aaron Karczmer officer: SVP, CR & Compliance Officer PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA 95131
Belinda J. Johnson director 394 PACIFIC AVENUE, FLOOR 2, SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111