Five digital payment stocks to explore amid e-commerce boom

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 Five digital payment stocks to explore amid e-commerce boom
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Highlights

  • Total revenue of Bottomline Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: EPAY) rose 10% YoY
  • Shares of Fleetcor Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FLT) surged 1.71% in intra-session
  • Q2 revenue of Wex Inc. (WEX) jumped 32% YoY.

Digital payment companies enable users to make payments easily from anywhere and at any time. Consumers make digital payments while purchasing goods or services through various electronic devices.

Let’s look at five digital payments stocks drawing attention in the market.

Bottomline Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: EPAY)


The stocks of the digital payment firm traded at US$39.38 as of 1:26 pm ET on August 13, up 2.39 percent compared to its closing price on August 12. The stock value of EPAY decreased by 26.22 percent YTD.

The highest and lowest stock price of the firm for 52 weeks is US$55.09 and US$36.05. Its share volume was 425,068 on August 12.

The market capitalization of the company is US$1.78 billion. Its forward P/E one year is 109.89. The earnings per share (EPS) is US$-0.38.

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The total revenue of the New Hampshire-based corporation in Q4 of fiscal 2021 was US$122.1 million, up 10% from its year-ago quarter. Its subscription revenue rose 15% YoY to US$101 million, or 83% of the total revenues. GAAP net loss came in at US$7.3 million or US$0.17 apiece.

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Fleetcor Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FLT)The stocks of the workforce payment products provider traded at US$263.43 as of 1:24 pm ET on August 13, up 1.71 percent compared to its closing price on August 12. The stock value of Fleetcor declined 2.61 percent YTD.

The highest and lowest stock price of the firm for 52 weeks is US$295.36 and US$214.88. Its share volume on August 12 was 971,839.

The market capitalization of the company is US$21.71 billion. Its forward P/E one year is 21.04. The earnings per share (EPS) is US$9.08.

On a GAAP basis, the total revenues of the Georgia-based company in Q2 of fiscal 2021 rose 27 percent YoY to US$667.4 million, compared to US$525.1 million in its year-ago quarter. Its GAAP net income surged 24 percent YoY to US$196.2 million, while net income per diluted share came in at US$2.30.

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Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU)


The stocks of the financial software provider traded at US$538.43 as of 1:44 pm ET on August 13, up 0.28 percent compared to its closing price on August 12. The stock value of INTU surged 44.45 percent YTD.

The market capitalization of the company is US$147.24 billion. Its forward P/E one year is 73.96. The earnings per share (EPS) is US$7.80.

The highest and lowest stock price of the firm for 52 weeks is US$540.63 and US$295.37. Its share volume was 521,221 on August 12.

The company said that it will report its Q4 earnings result for Q4 2021 on August 24.

However, the total revenue of the California-based corporation in Q3 of fiscal 2021 was US$4.2 billion, compared to US$3 billion in the year-ago quarter. Its operating income surged 35% YoY to US$1.91 billion. The earnings per share came in at US$5.30, up 29% from US$4.11 in Q3 of fiscal 2020.

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SAP SE (NYSE: SAP)


The stocks of the CRM and digital payment firm traded at US$147.89 as of 1:49 pm ET on August 13, up 0.09 percent compared to its closing price on August 12. The stock value of SAP SE surged 14.43 percent YTD.

The highest and lowest stock price of the firm for 52 weeks is US$169.30 and US$104.64. Its share volume on August 12 was 375,586.

The market capitalization of the company is US$174.41 billion. Its forward P/E one year is 28.91. The earnings per share (EPS) is US$5.92.

The total revenue of the German company in Q2 of fiscal 2021 on a non-IFRS basis was €6.669 billion, down 1% YoY (up 3% at constant currency). On a non-IFRS basis, its cloud revenues surged 11 percent YoY to €2.28 billion, while software licenses and support revenues dropped by 5 percent YoY to €3.47 billion.

Wex Inc (NYSE: WEX)The stocks of the payment processing and information management firm traded at US$175.26 as of 2:08 pm ET on August 13, up 0.14 percent compared to its closing price on August 12. The stock value of SAP SE declined 11.13 percent YTD.

The highest and lowest stock price of the firm for 52 weeks is US$234.64 and US$122.64. Its share volume was 423,228 on August 12.

The market capitalization of the company is US$7.86 billion. Its forward P/E one year is 24.01. The earnings per share (EPS) is US$-7.61.

The total revenue of the Portland, Maine-based company in Q2 increased by 32% YoY to US$459.5 million. Its net income (loss) attributable to stockholders on a GAAP basis decreased by US$106.5 million to a net loss of US$33.9 million or US$0.76 apiece.

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Bottomline


Digital payment companies are drawing attention from investors these days. Easy-to-use digital payments have proven beneficial for consumers, especially in the covid period. Thus, digital payment platforms are gaining traction due to ease of transaction they provide. The segment is likely to grow further with increased digitalization across geographies.

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