Medical budget – Rhinoplasty Digest http://rhinoplastydigest.com/ Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:27:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-2021-07-08T154233.528.png Medical budget – Rhinoplasty Digest http://rhinoplastydigest.com/ 32 32 1 stock I bought that could produce 10X returns https://rhinoplastydigest.com/1-stock-i-bought-that-could-produce-10x-returns/ Wed, 29 Sep 2021 14:20:00 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/1-stock-i-bought-that-could-produce-10x-returns/ Consumer loans have been transformed by fintech companies over the past decade and investors have taken notice. Start with Holdings reached, whose impressive revenue growth has pushed its stock up more than 1,000% since its IPO in December. While Upstart is a solid company making huge strides, investors who buy its shares are now paying […]]]>

Consumer loans have been transformed by fintech companies over the past decade and investors have taken notice. Start with Holdings reached, whose impressive revenue growth has pushed its stock up more than 1,000% since its IPO in December.

While Upstart is a solid company making huge strides, investors who buy its shares are now paying a steep premium. At Tuesday’s prices, its shares were trading at over 50 times earnings and nearly 40 times tangible book value (TBV). If you’re worried about paying this kind of assessment but are excited about new consumer credit opportunities, there is another action that might be right for you.

Loan Club (NYSE: LC) uses artificial intelligence to help lenders rate consumers and guarantee them lower interest rates, just like Upstart. But while many investors are familiar with Upstart and excited about its future, LendingClub is trading at a fraction of Upstart’s valuation – just under 5 times sales and nearly 4.5 times TBV on Tuesday. And it closed its acquisition of Radius Bank earlier this year, putting it in an excellent position to grow its business and capitalize on the “open banking” revolution.

I added LendingClub last month following its earnings announcement, which saw it crush analysts’ expectations while increasing guided earnings for the entire year by 45%. I think LendingClub can achieve 10X returns over the next decade, even if it never gets an Upstart style valuation. Read on to see why.

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A story of reversal and a big acquisition

LendingClub was founded in 2006 with the goal of bringing installment loans “into the digital age” with its peer-to-peer lending platform. The company struggled after its IPO in 2014 amid scrutiny of how it sold some of its loans to investors – a scandal that led its CEO to resign in 2016. Since then, the company underwent a facelift, shutting down its peer-to-peer platform and acquisition of Radius Bank. Thanks to this acquisition, LendingClub can receive deposits and issue loans without having to resort to a partner bank. Combining LendingClub loans with Radius Bank deposits saves borrowers money due to lower financing costs and gives the business a base of deposits to lend from.

The acquisition of Radius Bank already seems to be bearing fruit. In the first half of 2021, LendingClub’s market revenue was $ 233 million, up 92% year-over-year. At the same time, net interest income was $ 64.4 million, up 49%. As a result, LendingClub’s net loss in the first six months of 2021 was $ 37.7 million – an improvement from its loss of $ 126.5 million in the first half of last year.

Second-quarter loan origination totaled $ 2.7 billion, of which $ 2.2 billion was sold in its market. The company retained $ 541 million in loans as part of its new strategy to grow its recurring interest income, which was made possible by the purchase of Radius Bank. CEO Scott Sanborn said the company sacrificed $ 54 million in potential profit this quarter by holding these loans, but in the long run holding these loans is expected to generate three times as much.

The strategy of having more loans on its books is one of the reasons that revenue growth outpaced the growth in originals in the second quarter. LendingClub’s investment portfolio grew 12% to $ 2.4 billion, with consumer loan balances up 44% to $ 1.3 billion. CFO Tom Casey pointed out that the company was able to generate the same amount of revenue as in the third quarter of 2019, but with 20% less loans.

The open banking trend

Another benefit of acquiring Radius Bank is the bank’s push into open banking through its application programming interface (API).

Last year, Radius worked with Treasury Prime, a company that seeks to “modernize banking and technology systems”, to develop its commercial API banking platform. As John Relyea, Senior Vice President of Commercial API for Radius Bank, explained, “We see a huge opportunity with API Banking to streamline the process of working with businesses, start-ups and developers who create applications and businesses looking for this type of banking service. “

This is part of a larger trend in the banking industry towards open banking, where banks allow other fintechs, lenders and businesses to access their customers’ data – with the permission of those customers.

The ability to access this kind of data gives lenders a better idea of ​​a potential borrower’s income and spending habits, which can help these institutions provide better quality loans while providing low-risk clients. lower interest rates. It also helps reduce the degree to which loan decisions are tied to FICO credit scores, which can cause headaches for people with little or no credit history. A report of Accenture asserts that “up to $ 416 billion in revenue is at stake” as a result of the open banking wave, and he suggests that much of that revenue is “likely to be captured or defended by nimble players who recognize the opportunity early ”.

How could LendingClub achieve 10X growth?

I think it could be very interesting to see where LendingClub goes from here. Its acquisition of Radius Bank was huge, and the growth opportunity it generates began to emerge sooner than expected. The company recently updated its forecast for 2021, with Casey estimating revenue for the full year to be between $ 750 million and $ 780 million, up 45% from previous estimates. It also raised its origination forecast for the year by 40% to a range of $ 9.8 billion to $ 10.2 billion.

In order to achieve 10X growth (based on Tuesday’s closing price), LendingClub would need to see its market cap reach nearly $ 27 billion. Assuming his price-to-sales ratio stays around his current level, and using the high end of LendingClub’s Guided Revenue of $ 780 million this year, he is expected to grow his revenue by just over 21% per year. over the next 10 years to reach this market. cap.

It sounds like a high growth rate, but the lender is preparing for a period of high growth. Based on $ 780 million in revenue, 2021 would see revenue increase 71% from 2020. For next year, analysts expect revenue to average $ 1.09 billion in 2022, which would represent an additional growth of 42% from this year’s high estimates. .

The Radius Bank purchase gave LendingClub a way to hold on to loans, and while this is great for creating a stable income stream, I’m very excited about opening their banking plans. These give the lender a huge new opportunity to participate in the efforts of the fintech world to revolutionize lending and personal finance.

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Open banking, BNPL and banking transformation https://rhinoplastydigest.com/open-banking-bnpl-and-banking-transformation/ Tue, 28 Sep 2021 15:05:06 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/open-banking-bnpl-and-banking-transformation/ Evolve or die, they say. This is an extreme claim, a bit simplistic in some ways, but the principle holds true in financial services, especially banking. For, after all, most basic banking services – the mainstays that have been around for decades, if not centuries – are targeted by digitally savvy newbies who promise all […]]]>

Evolve or die, they say.

This is an extreme claim, a bit simplistic in some ways, but the principle holds true in financial services, especially banking.

For, after all, most basic banking services – the mainstays that have been around for decades, if not centuries – are targeted by digitally savvy newbies who promise all kinds of benefits, including speed, convenience, and depending on the size. where you look, lower fees and higher rates.

Just a few examples: Goldman is going into consumer banking, LendingClub has bought a (digital) bank, and many FinTechs offer elements of the banking experience, while Big Tech of course offers small business lending and other products. . .

The moat is narrowing, in other words, but it goes both ways. For the same technological advancements and access to data that power these younger, small businesses, can give traditional financial institutions (FIs) the power to compete in new markets, with new products and services that capture the mindshare and the consumers’ share of wallet.

We are of course talking about open banking, which allows, with data authorized by consumers, to design these offers on the fly, putting new options in front of the end user in context, at the right time, for the right price.

All of this points to what one might compare to existential change for the banks themselves. In a report last year, “What is a bank? We noted that 36.8% of consumers qualify banks as institutions that store money securely, while 34.9% characterize them as institutions for savings and deposit remuneration, and 27, 1% characterize them as institutions that grant loans and make investments.

Read here: The many responses to “What is a bank?” “

Pretty solid definitions.

But by joining these silos, banks miss out on other sources of income that are not necessarily linked to these well-defined activities. By exploiting new levels of connectivity, banks can carve out new lines of business that are not connected to traditional sectors … but can intersect with them.

Case in point: buy now, pay later, commonly known as BNPL.

Affirms and Afterpays of the world, among others, have created a leading momentum by offering a loan option that is not tied to traditional lines of credit (as they would be in a bank) or cards. The conventional wisdom is that these installment loans would take over at least some of the bank card lines. Part of the problem is the infrastructure needed to put this phased funding in place.

But now comes the news that Mastercard is moving, decisively into the BNPL space, announcing on Tuesday (September 28) that it is giving the necessary connectivity to banks (and others) to bring their own BNPL plans to users – through 78 million traders. As detailed in this space, the first deployments will be in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom and will see the BNPL functionality integrated directly into the payment network on multiple rails. Studies have shown that sales can increase by up to 45% while leading to a 35% drop in shopping cart abandonment.

Read: Mastercard Payments Bring New Instant, Turnkey Network of Lenders and BNPL to 78 Million Merchants

Tackle the threat from the top line

For the banks, BNPL may have represented a major threat from BNPL’s “pureplays”. But the fact that stocks like Affirm are down, at the time of writing, by several percentage points (5% drop to open Tuesday for Affirm, similar declines for others) shows that observers are aware that the rules of the game have been leveled a little for the banks (and the pureplay moats are not as “moat-y” as some might have thought).

For banks, there is another advantage. PYMNTS research has shown that BNPL is particularly attractive to “second chance” consumers who may have lower credit than the original. But data shows that 65% of these second-chance consumers earn more than $ 50,000 a year, with 30% earning more than $ 100,000. The average second chance consumer is 44 years old and has a FICO score of 662, just 38 points below the average “good” credit score. This is promising for banks starting with BNPL offers, separate from their traditional lines of credit, with a view to “integrating” these consumers with other products and services, on a good repayment activity with BNPL loans.

Cross-pollination is good practice for premium couple and recurring income – and given the relatively young age of BNPL consumers, the lifetime value also grows. With connectivity in place thanks to Mastercard’s network effect, banks can indeed evolve.

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On: Eighty percent of consumers want to use non-traditional payment options like self-service, but only 35 percent were able to use them for their most recent purchases. Today’s Self-Service Shopping Journey, a PYMNTS and Toshiba Collaboration, analyzes more than 2,500 responses to find out how merchants can address availability and perception issues to meet demand for self-service kiosks.

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Goldman says $ 2.2 billion purchase from BNPL supplier GreenSky will help grow Marcus – TechCrunch https://rhinoplastydigest.com/goldman-says-2-2-billion-purchase-from-bnpl-supplier-greensky-will-help-grow-marcus-techcrunch/ Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:01:42 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/goldman-says-2-2-billion-purchase-from-bnpl-supplier-greensky-will-help-grow-marcus-techcrunch/ Goldman this morning Sax announces plans to buy B2B2C GreenSky lenders for transactions worth $ 2.24 billion. consumers to the business. It aims to provide new products and new methods. Marcus of Goldman Sachs Financial products brand. Goldman launched Marcus five years ago as a consumer-centric brand. This is to counter the growth of FinTech […]]]>

Goldman this morning Sax announces plans to buy B2B2C GreenSky lenders for transactions worth $ 2.24 billion. consumers to the business. It aims to provide new products and new methods. Marcus of Goldman Sachs Financial products brand.

Goldman launched Marcus five years ago as a consumer-centric brand. This is to counter the growth of FinTech start-ups, neobanks and online trading platforms that have emerged over the past decade. It has attracted 8 million users since its launch, but is ahead of many. So-called Challenger Bank – Marcus sues Chime and Robin Hood between banking and business applications (at least for number of users).

But with the purchase of GreenSky, we want to add another way to bring consumers into the process of achieving Marcus’ goals.

GreenSky operates a platform that facilitates the financing of high value products such as: Home improvement project Also Selective dental or medical procedure. This will allow brands like The Home Depot to offer installment loans to point-of-sale customers, as well as dental and dental practice, which will increase customer sales and conversions. GreenSky then sells these loans to many banks and other lending partners.

This transaction can be seen as a way for Goldman to enter the “buy now, pay later” trend and provide Marcus users with an additional means of raising funds for their purchases. This market has recently taken off As evidenced by Square’s acquisition of Afterpay, PayPal’s acquisition of Paidy, when Amazon signs a contract to provide BNPL funding through Affirm.

But according to Stephanie Cohen, Global Co-Head of Consumer & Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs, the acquisition is just as important as attracting GreenSky clients to the Marcus ecosystem. She also believes that by bringing GreenSky to Goldman Sachs and praising its balance sheet, there is no limit to the scale to which it can grow.

That said, don’t expect Goldman or Marcus to start offering BNPL rentals for their daily purchases anytime soon. Cohen says Green Sky is attractive because of the expensive nature of home improvement rentals.

To learn more about the company’s plans, we spoke to Cohen about the deal and asked how GreenSky fits into Marcus and other Goldman businesses. Below is a full interview, slightly edited for length and clarity.

Goldman Says $ 2.2 Billion Purchase From Supplier BNPL GreenSky Will Help Expand Marcus – TechCrunch Source Link Goldman Says $ 2.2 Billion Purchase From Supplier BNPL GreenSky Will Help Expand Marcus – TechCrunch

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Bank of Hawaii Corporation – Consensus Says Potential 11.8% Rise https://rhinoplastydigest.com/bank-of-hawaii-corporation-consensus-says-potential-11-8-rise/ Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:01:13 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/bank-of-hawaii-corporation-consensus-says-potential-11-8-rise/ Bank of Hawaii Corporation found using ticker (BOH) now have 5 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The target price ranges from 100 to 86, with the average target price being 90.8. Now, with the previous closing price of 81.25, that would indicate that there is potential upside of 11.8%. The […]]]>

Bank of Hawaii Corporation found using ticker (BOH) now have 5 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The target price ranges from 100 to 86, with the average target price being 90.8. Now, with the previous closing price of 81.25, that would indicate that there is potential upside of 11.8%. The 50-day MA is 82.19 while the 200-day moving average is 86.98. The company’s market capitalization is $ 3,301 million. For more information, visit: http://www.boh.com

Bank of Hawaii Corporation is the banking holding company of Bank of Hawaii that provides various financial products and services to Hawaii, Guam, and other Pacific Islands. It operates in three segments: Consumer banking, Commercial banking and Treasury and others. The Consumer Banking segment offers checking, savings and term deposit accounts; residential mortgages, home equity lines of credit, auto loans and leases, personal lines of credit, installment loans, small business loans and leases, and credit cards; banking services for private and international clients and trust services for individuals and families, as well as high net worth individuals; investment management and institutional investment advisory services to businesses, government entities and foundations; and brokerage offering stocks, mutual funds, life insurance and annuity products. This segment operates 65 branches and 357 ATMs in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, as well as a customer service center and online and mobile banking. The Commercial Banking segment provides commercial banking services, commercial real estate loans, commercial lease financing, automobile dealership financing and deposit products. It offers commercial loans and deposit products to medium and large businesses, as well as government entities; commercial real estate mortgages to investors, developers and builders; and international banking and merchant services. The Treasury and Others segment provides corporate asset and liability management services, including interest rate risk management and foreign exchange services. Bank of Hawaii Corporation was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Walmart removes holiday layaway, replaced with new fundraising program https://rhinoplastydigest.com/walmart-removes-holiday-layaway-replaced-with-new-fundraising-program/ Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:07:40 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/walmart-removes-holiday-layaway-replaced-with-new-fundraising-program/ (ABC4) – Retailer Walmart will change its policies on the traditional layaway program this year, replacing it with a new financing program called “Buy Now, Pay Later”. The new program is in partnership with Affirm, a loan company that offers installment loans for retail purchases. Those in charge present this program as an “alternative to […]]]>

(ABC4) – Retailer Walmart will change its policies on the traditional layaway program this year, replacing it with a new financing program called “Buy Now, Pay Later”.

The new program is in partnership with Affirm, a loan company that offers installment loans for retail purchases. Those in charge present this program as an “alternative to the layaway”.

Traditionally, Walmart has a long-standing layaway program that allows shoppers to deposit and collect the item after paying interest-free installments over time. With the new program, you can shop at home first and then pay off the amount over time.

Most purchases will incur charges with an APR rate between 10% and 30% depending on your credit rating and the item purchased. Some items are still eligible for a 0% APR rate, but this will usually be a promotional offer affecting certain items only.

The list of items eligible under the new program has also been updated. With each purchase, the APR charges are indicated in advance, without interest charges. The program has no late or annual fees.

Walmart officials say the traditional layaway program has waned in popularity in recent years.

“We have learned a lot over the past year as the needs and buying habits of our customers have changed,” said a Walmart representative. “This past holiday season, we removed seasonal layaways from most of our stores with the exception of certain jewelry items in certain stores, and based on what we have learned, we are confident that our payment options provide the right solutions for our customers. “

Walmart tinkered with removing the layaway program before 2006, citing declining usage. The retailer brought the program back for a limited time in 2011, then reinstated the entire program in 2012.

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Park National Corporation – Consensus Says Potential of -1.4% Down https://rhinoplastydigest.com/park-national-corporation-consensus-says-potential-of-1-4-down/ Sat, 25 Sep 2021 11:53:56 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/park-national-corporation-consensus-says-potential-of-1-4-down/ National Park Society with ticker code (PRK) now have 3 analysts covering the stock with consensus suggesting a “Hold” rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 122 and 115 and has an average target of 119. With the previous close of the stock at 120.69, this would […]]]>

National Park Society with ticker code (PRK) now have 3 analysts covering the stock with consensus suggesting a “Hold” rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 122 and 115 and has an average target of 119. With the previous close of the stock at 120.69, this would imply a potential decline of -1.4%. The 50-day MA is 117.65 while the 200-day moving average is 122.72. The company has a market capitalization of $ 1,981 million. Company website: http://www.parknationalcorp.com

Park National Corporation is the bank holding company of Park National Bank which provides commercial and trust banking services to small and medium population areas. It offers deposits for current, savings and term accounts; trust and wealth management services; cash management services; safe deposit operations; electronic funds transfers; Internet and mobile banking solutions with bill payment service; credit card; and various additional banking services for individual customers. The company also provides commercial loans, including industrial and commercial property financing, equipment, inventory and accounts receivable financing, acquisition financing and commercial leasing, as well as for corporate finance companies. the consumption ; commercial real estate loans comprising mortgages to developers and owners of commercial buildings; consumer loans, such as auto loans and leases; consumer finance services; Home equity lines of credit; and residential and construction real estate loans, as well as installment and commercial loans. In addition, it offers aircraft financing and asset management services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 101 financial services offices and a network of 117 ATMs in 26 counties in Ohio, 1 county in Kentucky, 3 counties in North Carolina and 4 counties in South Carolina. Park National Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Newark, Ohio.

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Pintec (PT) drops 1.02% in Light Trading on September 24 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/pintec-pt-drops-1-02-in-light-trading-on-september-24/ Sat, 25 Sep 2021 01:41:00 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/pintec-pt-drops-1-02-in-light-trading-on-september-24/ Last prize $ Last trade Switch $ Percentage of change % Open $ Previous Close $ High $ moo $ 52 weeks high $ 52 weeks low $ Market capitalization P / E ratio Volume To exchange PT – Market data and news To exchange Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd – ADR (NASDAQ: PT) fell to […]]]>

Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd – ADR (NASDAQ: PT) fell to close at $ 0.97 on Friday after losing $ 0.01 (1.02%) on a volume of 60,466 shares. The stock ranged from a high of $ 0.98 to a low of $ 0.93, while Pintec’s market cap now stands at $ 34,977,052.

About Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd – ADR

PINTEC Technology Holdings Limited is a leading independent technology platform providing financial services in China. By connecting business and financial partners on its open platform, PINTEC enables them to deliver financial services to end users effectively and efficiently. The Company offers its partners a full range of personalized solutions, ranging from point-of-sale financing, personal installment loans and installment loans to businesses, to wealth management and insurance products. Leveraging its scalable and reliable technology infrastructure, PINTEC serves a wide range of verticals spanning online travel, e-commerce, telecommunications, online education, SaaS platforms, financial technology, research on Internet and online classifieds and listings, as well as various types of financial partners including banks, brokers, insurance companies, investment funds and trusts, consumer finance companies, peer-to-peer platforms and other similar institutions.

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Walmart will not offer a layaway option this holiday season https://rhinoplastydigest.com/walmart-will-not-offer-a-layaway-option-this-holiday-season/ Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:55:28 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/walmart-will-not-offer-a-layaway-option-this-holiday-season/ Top American Employers: LinkedIn ranks the best companies of 2021 LinkedIn has released its fifth annual ranking of the best places to work in the United States. Here’s a look at the top 20 employers: Walmart customers won’t have a layaway option this holiday season. After trying to remove seasonal layaways at some stores last […]]]>

Walmart customers won’t have a layaway option this holiday season.

After trying to remove seasonal layaways at some stores last year, the retail giant said it was removing layaways from all of its stores this year.

“We have learned a lot over the past year as the needs and buying habits of our customers have changed,” a Walmart spokesperson said of the change. “This past holiday season, we removed seasonal layaways from most of our stores with the exception of certain jewelry items in certain stores, and based on what we have learned, we are confident that our payment options provide the right solutions for our customers. “

RELATED: Walmart to pay 100% of tuition, books for associates with $ 1 billion investment

Layaway allows customers to pay a small deposit to put an item on hold. After making enough interest-free payments to pay for the item, the customer can collect their product.

The layaway may no longer be available, but Walmart is moving into a buy-now and pay-late space by partnering with Affirm, a financial lender of installment loans.

In this photo illustration, a Walmart logo displayed on a smartphone with a shopping cart. (Photo illustration by Rafael Henrique / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images)

Affirm does not charge late fees, prepayment fees, annual fees, hidden fees, or service fees for opening or closing accounts. However, it offers 10% to 30% APR on products such as electronics, video games, toys, home, crafts, musical instruments, home improvement, automotive, sports. and the outdoors, tools, babies, jewelry and clothing.

The loan repayment options vary from three months to one year for purchases between $ 144 and $ 799.99 and from 1 to 2 years for purchases between $ 800 and $ 2,000.

Other financial platforms, such as PayPal and Afterpay, offer installment payment options to customers.

This story was reported from Atlanta.

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Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announce new features and investments https://rhinoplastydigest.com/affirm-afterpay-and-zip-announce-new-features-and-investments/ Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:36:27 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/affirm-afterpay-and-zip-announce-new-features-and-investments/ Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Players Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announced new features and investments. BNPL’s offerings are extremely popular, but profitability and regulatory challenges remain pervasive. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of information, charts and forecasts on the payments and commerce industry. Learn more about how to become a customer. Major players buy now, pay […]]]>
  • Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Players Affirm, Afterpay and Zip announced new features and investments.
  • BNPL’s offerings are extremely popular, but profitability and regulatory challenges remain pervasive.
  • Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of information, charts and forecasts on the payments and commerce industry. Learn more about how to become a customer.

Major players buy now, pay later (BNPL) launched new features and one invested in an overseas opportunity.

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Affirm introduced Adaptive Checkout to provide consumers with greater payment flexibility.

  • The feature shows customers a side-by-side comparison of BNPL options (bi-weekly or monthly payments) for each transaction at checkout, according to a press release.
  • Adaptive Checkout increases the chances of customers using Affirm’s BNPL solution by providing increased payment flexibility so customers can choose a plan that matches their needs.
  • Fifty-two percent of consumers in Australia, UK and US said convenience and flexibility were the top benefits of BNPL, through Marqueta.

The Money by Afterpay application will allow customers to retroactively convert a payment into installments.

  • The imminent launch The lifestyle and money management app includes savings account and physical debit card and helps users manage their BNPL payments.
  • The new feature, dubbed Retro, allows users to turn any transaction made within 72 hours using the Money by Afterpay debit card into installments, according to a press release. Depending on their spending limit, customers can convert up to $ 200 in transactions with Retro.
  • Retro can make Money by Afterpay a more attractive card product, helping to attract more users to the app and the card. And it gives customers more opportunities to spend with Afterpay, which can increase the volume. The feature also allows Afterpay to upgrade with issuers such as chase away and Monzo, which also offer retroactive BNPL functionality.

Zip has acquired a minority stake of $ 50 million in India-based BNPL start-up ZestMoney.

  • The startup offers its more than 11 million users short and long-term installment loans and works with more than 10,000 online merchants in India, including Amazon and Flipkart, according to a press release.
  • This strategic investment allows Zip to gain a foothold in the Indian market, a region that we noted was untapped by traditional BNPL players. It also supports Zip’s global expansion strategy and probably opens up new income-generating opportunities in India, which is experiencing robust e-commerce growth.BNPL offerings have become extremely popular, but profitability and regulatory challenges are increasing pronounced as competition intensifies.

Forty-seven percent of US and UK consumers and 60% of Australian consumers have used a BNPL solution, according to Marqeta. But although these solutions have seen a surge in adoption over the past year, profitability remains complicated: the average profit margin in the BNPL industry is -2.6%, according to IBISWorld senior industry analyst Yin Yeoh. And imminent settlements coupled with the recent wave of BNPL entrants could make it difficult for existing players to maintain market share and increase profitability.

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Synchrony to Report Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results on October 19, 2021 | New https://rhinoplastydigest.com/synchrony-to-report-third-quarter-2021-financial-results-on-october-19-2021-new/ Fri, 24 Sep 2021 03:03:15 +0000 https://rhinoplastydigest.com/synchrony-to-report-third-quarter-2021-financial-results-on-october-19-2021-new/ STAMFORD, Connecticut., September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) expects to release its third quarter 2021 results on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The results publication and presentation materials are expected to be published and posted in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, www.investors.synchronyfinancial.com, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A […]]]>

STAMFORD, Connecticut., September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) expects to release its third quarter 2021 results on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The results publication and presentation materials are expected to be published and posted in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website, www.investors.synchronyfinancial.com, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A conference call to discuss the results of Synchrony will be held at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time That day; the live audio webcast and replay can be accessed through the same website under Events and Presentations.

About synchronization

Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) is a leading consumer financial services company. We offer a wide range of specialized financing programs, as well as innovative banking products for consumers, in key industries including digital, retail, home, automotive, travel, health and animals. of company. Synchrony allows our partners to increase their sales and retain consumers. We are one of the largest private label credit card issuers in United States; we also offer co-branded products, installment loans and consumer finance products for small and medium businesses, as well as healthcare providers.

Synchrony is changing what’s possible with our digital capabilities, deep industry expertise, actionable data insights, seamless customer experience, and personalized financing solutions.

For more information, visit www.synchrony.com and Twitter: @Synchrony.

Contacts

Investor Relations:

Catherine miller

(203) 585-6291

kathryn.miller@syf.com

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