News Buzz: PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (NYSE: PAGS)

On Friday, Shares of PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (NYSE: PAGS) gained 0.15% to $26.59. The stock grabbed the investor’s attention and traded 2,714,593 shares as compared to its average daily volume of 2.50M shares.

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. declared recently its fourth quarter and full year results for the period ended December 31, 2018.

Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial & Operational Highlights:

  • R$24.60B in total payment volume (TPV), up 80.7% contrast with 4Q17;
  • 308.0K net new active merchants;
  • Average spending per active merchant of R$6.2.0K, up 19.0% contrast with 4Q17;
  • R$302.80M in net income, up 60.6% contrast with 4Q17, or R$323.40M after non-GAAP adjustments to 4Q18 up 71.5% contrast with 4Q17. Net Margin of 23.9%, up 1.2 percentage points contrast with 4Q17, or up 2.8 percentage points after non-GAAP adjustments to 4Q18. Non-GAAP Net Margin of 25.5% in 4Q18;
  • R$1,267.50M in total net revenue, up 52.5% contrast to 4Q17 or R$1,267.60M after non-GAAP adjustments to 4Q18 up 52.5% contrast with 4Q17.

Full Year 2018 Financial & Operational Highlights:

  • R$76.10B in total payment volume (TPV), up 97.9% contrast with 2017;
  • Active merchants in the last 12 months at close of period of 4.10M, up 48.2% contrast with 2017, growth of 1.30M net new merchants;
  • Average spending per active merchant of R$22.0.0K, up 20.0% contrast with 2017;
  • R$910.40M in net income, up 90.1% contrast with 2017, or R$1,067.70M after non-GAAP adjustments to 2018 up 123.0% contrast with 2017. Net Margin of 21.0%, up 2.0 percentage points contrast with 2017, or up 6.4 percentage points after non-GAAP adjustments to 2018. Non-GAAP Net Margin of 25.4% in 2018;
  • R$4,334.70M in total net revenue, up 71.8% contrast to 2017 or R$4,203.40M after non-GAAP adjustments to 2018 up 66.6% contrast with 2017.

PAGS has a market value of $9.64B while its EPS was booked as $0.74 in the last 12 months. The stock has 362.60M shares outstanding. In the profitability analysis, the company has gross profit margin of 50.50% while net profit margin was 21.00%. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.40.

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