Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Weyland Tech (OTCMKTS:WEYL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Paypal and Weyland Tech’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Paypal||$13.09 billion||8.16||$1.80 billion||$1.39||65.25|
|Weyland Tech||$15.58 million||1.59||-$70,000.00||N/A||N/A|
Paypal has higher revenue and earnings than Weyland Tech.
Risk and Volatility
Paypal has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Weyland Tech has a beta of -0.43, indicating that its share price is 143% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Paypal and Weyland Tech, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Paypal presently has a consensus price target of $95.70, indicating a potential upside of 5.51%. Given Paypal’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Paypal is more favorable than Weyland Tech.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
79.1% of Paypal shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Paypal shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Paypal and Weyland Tech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Paypal beats Weyland Tech on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Paypal Company Profile
PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. Its payment solutions include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and Paydiant products. The company's platform allows consumers to shop by sending payments, withdraw funds to their bank accounts, and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in various currencies. It also offers gateway services that enable merchants to accept payments online with credit or debit cards. The company has a strategic partnership with American Express Company to improve the digital payments experience for the United States American Express Card members paying with PayPal and Venmo. PayPal Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Weyland Tech Company Profile
Weyland Tech Inc. provides e-commerce solutions and services that facilitate business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions to small-medium-sized businesses and resellers. It offers CreateApp platform to create a mobile application in Singapore, India, and the United States/Canada; and DIY App builder through a white label platform in European Union, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South China, Indonesia, North America, Thailand, the Philippines, and France. The company was formerly known as Seratosa, Inc. and changed its name to Weyland Tech Inc. in September 2015. Weyland Tech Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.
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