Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL)

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Analysis of Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Asset Disclosure

PayPal Holdings Inc., balance sheet: goodwill and intangible assets

US$ in millions

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Goodwill
Customer lists and user base
Marketing related
Developed technology
All other
Intangible assets, gross carrying amount
Accumulated amortization
Intangible assets, net carrying amount
Goodwill and intangible assets

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

Item Description The company
Goodwill Amount after accumulated impairment loss of an asset representing future economic benefits arising from other assets acquired in a business combination that are not individually identified and separately recognized. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s goodwill decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
Intangible assets, net carrying amount Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, excluding goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s intangible assets, net carrying amount decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
Goodwill and intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, including goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s goodwill and intangible assets decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Goodwill

PayPal Holdings Inc., adjustments to financial statements

US$ in millions

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Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Total PayPal Stockholders’ Equity
Total PayPal stockholders’ equity (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total PayPal stockholders’ equity (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).


PayPal Holdings Inc., Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Goodwill (Summary)

PayPal Holdings Inc., adjusted financial ratios

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Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

PayPal Holdings Inc., Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net revenues
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net revenues
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

2020 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Net revenues ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Net revenues ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Total PayPal stockholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted total PayPal stockholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

2020 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total PayPal stockholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted total PayPal stockholders’ equity
= ÷ =

Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Total PayPal stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Adjusted total PayPal stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

2020 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Total PayPal stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Net income ÷ Adjusted total PayPal stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted ROE improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08).

2020 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Net income ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by adjusted total assets. PayPal Holdings Inc.’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 but then improved from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.