Paysafe (PSFE) & Its Rivals Financial Contrast

Paysafe (NYSE:PSFEGet Rating) is one of 186 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Paysafe to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.


This table compares Paysafe and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Paysafe -122.68% 12.21% 2.11%
Paysafe Competitors -45.46% -9,147.49% -5.14%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Paysafe and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Paysafe $1.50 billion -$110.95 million -0.63
Paysafe Competitors $4.08 billion $49.71 million -16.45

Paysafe’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Paysafe. Paysafe is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Paysafe has a beta of 1.89, suggesting that its stock price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paysafe’s competitors have a beta of 0.97, suggesting that their average stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.7% of Paysafe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.4% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Paysafe and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Paysafe 1 3 1 0 2.00
Paysafe Competitors 757 4675 10013 251 2.62

Paysafe currently has a consensus target price of $33.60, indicating a potential upside of 75.55%. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 21.70%. Given Paysafe’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Paysafe is more favorable than its competitors.


Paysafe competitors beat Paysafe on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Paysafe Company Profile

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Paysafe Limited provides digital commerce solutions to online businesses, small and medium-sized business merchants, and consumers through its Paysafe Network worldwide. The company operates in two segments, US Acquiring and Digital Commerce. It provides PCI-compliant payment acceptance and transaction processing solutions for merchants and integrated service providers, including merchant acquiring, transaction processing, online solutions, fraud and risk management tools, data and analytics, and point of sale systems and merchant financing solutions under the Paysafe and Petroleum Card Services brands. The company also offers digital wallet solutions under the Skrill and NETELLER brands; and pay-by-bank solution under the Rapid Transfer brand. In addition, it provides eCash solutions, such as Paysafecash, a bill payment eCash solution that allow users to shop online and then pay offline in cash to finalize the transaction; paysafecard, a prepaid eCash solution; and paysafecard prepaid Mastercard that can be linked to a digital paysafecard account and used to make purchases. Further, it offers integrated and ecommerce solutions for online merchants and software-integrated merchants within integrated payment capabilities; online toolkit that allows merchants and integrated software vendor to build and scale their online commerce presence; and turn-key payments gateway solution that offers critical connectivity between merchant online sites and payment acceptance and transaction processing providers. Additionally, the company manages and provides various connections to card processing networks, acquiring banks, and transaction processors; and offers gateway connectivity,? shopping cart, tokenization and encryption, fraud and risk management, and support to payment alternatives, as well as provides integrations into eCommerce platforms and multiple alternative payment methods. Paysafe Limited is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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