eBay Inc. Posted gains of 0.45% in the Last Trade


eBay Inc. (EBAY) belongs to the “Services” sector with an industry focus on “Specialty Retail, Other”, with Mr. Devin N. Wenig as Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director.

The company has been one of the biggest innovators in “Specialty Retail, Other” employing approximately 12600 full time employees.

Key Statistics:

  • The stock added in the prior trading session by 0.45%, closing at the stock price of $33.73.
  • Currently, the market capitalization of eBay Inc. (EBAY) is 36.51 Billion.
  • EBAY has a 1-year high price of $ 34.87 and 1-year low price of $22.30.
  • The number of shares currently held by investors is 1.08 Billion.
  • The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 11.21 Million.


The company reported an impressive total revenue of 8.98 Billion in the last fiscal year.

If you look at the company’s income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, EBAY earned gross profit of 7.13 Billion, in 2015 6.82 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 eBay Inc. (EBAY) produced 6.97 Billion profit.

Currently the shares of eBay Inc. (EBAY) has a trading volume of 11.21 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 7620 shares – with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $22.30, and the company’s shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 34.87.

Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Down in the future.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for eBay Inc. the EPS stands at 0.49 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.48, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts’ expectations.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio.

Currently the P/E of eBay Inc. stands at 4.81. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of eBay Inc. (EBAY) may be undervalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that eBay Inc. (EBAY) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are overvalued.

The TTM operating margin is 24.9%. The return on invested capital at 30.6%, which is good, compared to its peers.

The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 16.9%, which means that the business has healthy reserve funds for contingencies that may arise.

Stock is currently moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 6.9%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 13.61% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

The stock diminished about -5.43% in the past 5 years, this negative value indicates that the stock constantly going down in previous years as well.

Future Expectations:

The target price for eBay Inc. (EBAY) is $35.54/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.45/share for the current quarter.

The company’s expected revenue in the current quarter to be 2.31 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 4.7%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 7.09%.