PayPal Shares Rise After Earnings Beat Wall Street View

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PayPal Holdings Inc. shares rose in the extended session Wednesday after the payments company topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter. PayPal shares advanced 4% to $41.59 after hours. The company reported adjusted earnings of 37 cents a share on revenue of $2.54 billion. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had estimated earnings of 35 cents a share on revenue of $2.5 billion. For the second quarter, PayPal expects adjusted earnings of 34 cents to 36 cents a share on revenue of $2.57 billion to $2.62 billion. Analysts estimate 36 cents a share on revenue of $2.57 billion.

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