Analysis of Worldline (OTCMKTS:WWLNF) and Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE)

Worldline (OTCMKTS:WWLNF – Get Rating) and Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst ratings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Worldline has a beta of 0.51, meaning its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Paysafe has a beta of 1.63, meaning its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the current ratings and price targets for Worldline and Paysafe as provided by

sell reviews keep ratings Buy reviews Strong buy recommendations rating score
world line 0 0 0 0 N / A
Paysafe 1 2 7 0 2.60

Paysafe has a consensus price target of $8.20, suggesting a potential upside of 236.07%. Given Paysafe’s more likely upside potential, analysts clearly believe Paysafe is cheaper than Worldline.

Rating & Result

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Worldline and Paysafe.

gross receipts price/sales ratio net income earnings per share price-earnings ratio
world line $3.14 billion 1.59 $186.99 million N / A N / A
Paysafe $1.49 billion 1.19 -$110.95 million N / A N / A

Worldline has higher revenue and earnings than Paysafe.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Worldline shares are owned by institutional investors. In comparison, 65.6% of Paysafe stock is owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large wealth managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Worldline and Paysafe.

net margins return on equity return on investment
world line N / A N / A N / A
Paysafe -82.69% -50.73% -17.92%


Worldline beats Paysafe in 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Worldline Company Profile (received rating)

Worldline SA provides payment and transaction services to financial institutions, merchants, corporations and government agencies in France, Europe and internationally. The company operates through Merchant Services; financial services; and mobility and e-transaction services. The Merchant Services segment provides commercial acquiring, terminal, omnichannel payment acceptance, private label cards and loyalty, and digital retail services. The Financial Services segment provides issuing processing, acquiring processing, digital and mobile banking and account payments, as well as payment processing back office, clearing and settlement, and trade order management and financial data services; and fraud risk management, ATM management, trusted authentication, and payment software licensing solutions. The Mobility & e-Transactional Services segment provides trusted digitization, e-ticketing, e-consumer and mobility, customer retention, mobility and traceability solutions and services, as well as digital identity, digital signature and cloud services. The company was formerly known as Atos Worldline SAS and changed its name to Worldline SA in April 2014. Worldline SA was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Puteaux, France.

Paysafe Company Profile (received rating)

Paysafe Limited provides digital commerce solutions to online businesses, small and medium-sized merchants and consumers through its global Paysafe network. The Company operates through two segments, US Acquiring and Digital Commerce. It offers PCI-compliant payment acceptance and transaction processing solutions for merchants and integrated service providers, including merchant acquisition, transaction processing, online solutions, fraud and risk management tools, data and analytics, and point-of-sale systems and merchant financing solutions under 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 offers eCash solutions such as Paysafecash, an eCash bill payment solution that allows users to shop online and then pay cash offline to complete the transaction; paysafecard, a prepaid eCash solution; and paysafecard Prepaid Mastercard, which can be linked to a digital paysafecard account and used for purchases. In addition, it offers integrated and e-commerce solutions for online merchants and software-integrated merchants within integrated payment options; Online toolkit that allows merchants and integrated software providers to build and scale their online trading presence; and turnkey payment gateway solution that provides critical connectivity between online merchant sites and payment acceptance and transaction processing providers. In addition, the company manages and provides various connections to card processing networks, acquiring banks and transaction processors. and provides gateway connectivity? Shopping cart, tokenization and encryption, fraud and risk management, and support for payment alternatives, as well as integrations with e-commerce platforms and multiple alternative payment methods. Paysafe Limited is based in London, UK.

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