In this video, I will talk about PayPal Holding‘s (NASDAQ: PYPL) second-quarter earnings report and go over some key points management mentioned during the call.
The company reported revenue of $6.8 billion, up 9% year over year (YOY), and earnings per share of $0.93, down 19% YOY.
Venmo ended the quarter with approximately 90 million users, and total payment volume is expected to reach a quarter of a trillion dollars.
Management also reiterated its 50%-plus revenue growth guidance for Venmo.
PayPal added 400,000 net new active accounts and ended the quarter with 429 million active accounts, up 6%.
PayPal bought back $1.5 billion in stock year to date. That’s equal to 44% of the whole of last year.
PayPal ended the quarter with free cash flow of $1.3 billion and is expecting to end the year with over $5 billion in free cash flow.
The company authorized a new $15 billion share repurchase program.
Management expects margin expansion to start in Q4 of this year and continue in 2023.
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*Stock prices used were the closing prices of August 2, 2022. The video was published on August 3, 2022.
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