The Domination of PayPal

The E-Payments Tech

Today, we will be looking at one of the most dominant companies in one of the highest growth markets: E-Payments!Paypal l

PayPal, founded as a new concept and ideal way for secure and fast payments, has been on a warpath making sure that they remain dominant in their field.
How have they done this you ask? Very simply – BUY THE COMPETITION

PayPal has for the past 10 years continuously bought out smaller companies and startups that might be competition in the future.

Acquisition date Company Price Refs
Jan 28, 2008 Fraud Sciences $169M [53]
Oct 6, 2008 Bill Me Later $945M [54]
Apr 20, 2011 $135 M [55]
Apr 28, 2011 FigCard [56]
Oct 15, 2011 Zong $240M [57]
Jul 17, 2012 [53]
Apr 13, 2013 IronPearl [53]
Sep 26, 2013 Braintree $800M [53]
Sep 26, 2013 Venmo
Dec 17, 2013 StackMob [53]
Mar 2, 2015 Paydiant $280M [53]
Mar 5, 2015 CyActive $60M [53]
Jul 2, 2015 Xoom Corporation $890M [53]
Aug 19, 2015 Modest Inc [53]
Feb 14, 2017 TIO Networks $233M [53]
Aug 10, 2017 Swift Financial [58]
May 17, 2018 iZettle $2.2 B [52]
June 19, 2018 Hyperwallet $400M [59]
June 22, 2018 Simility $120M [60]


This has allowed PayPal to enjoy a total of around $315.3 million in payments per day.
Building a competition moat around themselves, PayPal has effectively become a two-sided money machine, charging both consumers and businesses on each transaction made.

The global e-payments market globally has been continuously increasing year-over-year as more and more people shop online and make international transfers via PayPal systems.
With the whole Crypto craze, and rampant inflation making paper money less and less accessible – The future of transfers rest on the shoulders of the company to come out on top of the market.
Right now, that is PayPal.

“PayPal is accepted at 79% of the top 500 U.S. internet retailers. Its next biggest competitor, Amazon Pay, is only at 12% of retailers.”

“PayPal has a dominant payment ecosystem within the digital space.”

Current projection on the share price carries a 30.4% upside – Target at $120 – up to $28 from the current rate of $92.

Below is a chart highlighting the recent movement in the stock:

PayPal Chart 3108

This would be a great addition to a stable portfolio looking to maximize the potential form of this incredible market.

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