How PayPal Measures Up Against Other Tech Giants

July 24th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter,

When eBay announced that PayPal would be spun off into a separate company in September 2014, stock markets applauded the decision and the company’s share price soared.

Follow up:

Spinning off PayPal, which was responsible for most of eBay’s revenue growth recently, was supposed to give the payment provider more flexibility to navigate a rapidly evolving market space in order to stay on top of the online payments industry in the face of intensifying competition.

After the spin-off was completed on Friday, PayPal started trading on the NASDAQ on Monday morning. The company's valuation, just shy of $50 billion, confirmed that those who argued that PayPal was the more valuable part of eBay’s business were actually right. Today’s chart illustrates how PayPal measures up against other big names in the tech industry in terms of market capitalization.

This chart shows the market capitalization of selected U.S. tech companies on July 20, 2015.

Infographic: How PayPal Measures Up Against Other Tech Giants | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


Make a Comment

Econintersect wants your comments, data and opinion on the articles posted.  As the internet is a "war zone" of trolls, hackers and spammers - Econintersect must balance its defences against ease of commenting.  We have joined with Livefyre to manage our comment streams.

To comment, just click the "Sign In" button at the top-left corner of the comment box below. You can create a commenting account using your favorite social network such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn or Open ID - or open a Livefyre account using your email address.



Analysis Blog
News Blog
Investing Blog
Opinion Blog
Precious Metals Blog
Markets Blog
Video of the Day


Asia / Pacific
Middle East / Africa
USA Government

RSS Feeds / Social Media

Combined Econintersect Feed

Free Newsletter

Marketplace - Books & More

Economic Forecast

Content Contribution



  Top Economics Site Contributor TalkMarkets Contributor Finance Blogs Free PageRank Checker Active Search Results Google+

This Web Page by Steven Hansen ---- Copyright 2010 - 2016 Econintersect LLC - all rights reserved