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Fintech Nexus E-newsletter (February 8, 2024): Adyen soars, PayPal tumbles: a story of two fintechs


We’re coming into the thick of fintech earnings season and within the final 24 hours, we’ve seen earnings from two fintech pioneers: PayPal and Adyen.

They inform very totally different tales. 

PayPal reported after the bell yesterday and traders weren’t happy. CEO Alex Chriss has solely been within the job a couple of months however that is the second setback within the final month following the disastrous “shock the world” assertion.

The principle difficulty was the ahead steerage as the corporate implied it won’t see significant enchancment in development or income this yr.

Distinction that with Adyen. The European on-line funds large reported robust development and higher than anticipated revenue numbers in 2023. It has additionally slowed hiring to guard its margins.

Traders liked Adyen’s outcomes and shares have been up 22% in buying and selling on Thursday whereas PayPal was down 11% as of this writing.


> Stripe rival Adyen’s shares soar 22% as European funds large posts revenue beat, slows hiring

By Ingrid Lunden

Shares of European on-line funds large Adyen popped after the agency reported robust gross sales development and better-than-expected revenue numbers for 2023.

> PayPal tumbles as flat revenue development forecast in 2024 clouds technique shift

www.reuters.com

PayPal shares fell 9% in early buying and selling on Thursday after it forecast a flat adjusted revenue for 2024, disappointing traders who had hoped the funds agency’s newly appointed CEO will reignite its development.




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  • Peter Renton

    Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s largest digital media firm targeted on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he’s the creator and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the primary and longest-running fintech interview sequence.



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