Buy Now, Pay Later: 5 BNPL Stocks to Buy

The popularity of buying via 'buy now, pay later' has exploded of late, propping up pure plays and drawing the interest of larger fintech firms.

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Buy now, pay later (BNPL) financing has become big business in recent years, helping to propel both specific BNPL stocks and larger firms with interests in the industry.

Buy now, pay later is effectively an installment loan. A customer will typically make a handful of equal payments for a product or service, with the first payment usually paid up front. The remainder are usually scattered across a few weeks or months, with some vendors charging interest and others choosing not to.


Data is as of March 29. Analyst ratings courtesy of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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Will Ashworth
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Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.