NASDAQ:EBAY - eBay Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.55 -0.47 (-1.47 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 06:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.02
Today's Range$31.30 - $31.99
52-Week Range$30.75 - $46.99
Volume8.70 million shs
Average Volume12.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.69 billion
P/E Ratio19.06
Dividend YieldN/A
eBay Inc. operates commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer their inventory for sale; and buyers to find and purchase it virtually. The company's Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at, and the StubHub mobile apps and online ticket platform that connect fans with their favorite sporting events, shows, and artists, as well as enables them to buy and sell tickets. Its Classifieds platforms include a collection of brands, such as, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Kleinanzeigen, and others, which offer online classifieds to enable people find whatever they are looking for in their local communities. The company's platforms enable users to find, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels that include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, classifieds, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.29
Current Ratio2.37
Quick Ratio2.37


Trailing P/E Ratio19.06
Forward P/E Ratio17.15
P/E Growth1.83

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.57 billion
Price / Sales3.26
Cash Flow$2.3029 per share
Price / Cash13.70
Book Value$7.72 per share
Price / Book4.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.63
Net Income$-1,016,000,000.00
Net Margins-10.05%
Return on Equity20.57%
Return on Assets6.98%


Outstanding Shares989,550,000
Market Cap$31.69 billion

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is eBay's stock symbol?

eBay trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EBAY."

How will eBay's stock buyback program work?

eBay declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $6,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were eBay's earnings last quarter?

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The e-commerce company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53. The e-commerce company had revenue of $2.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.59 billion. eBay had a positive return on equity of 20.57% and a negative net margin of 10.05%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.49 earnings per share. View eBay's Earnings History.

When is eBay's next earnings date?

eBay is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for eBay.

What price target have analysts set for EBAY?

29 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for eBay's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate eBay's share price to reach $46.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for eBay.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for eBay?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for eBay in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for eBay.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about eBay stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about eBay stock:
  • 1. Benchmark Co. analysts commented, "We expect Forrester to report Q3/18 total revenue of $83.5 million, which is 1% less than the FactSet consensus of $84.7 million. Our forecast represents year‐over‐year growth of 4% and a sequential decline of 13%. Revenue tends to be seasonally weak in the third quarter due to the impact of vacations. While we expect Research Services (RS) revenue, 64% of trailing twelve months’ (TTM) revenue, to grow 3% YOY, we expect Advisory/Event Services (AES) revenue, 36% of TTM revenue, to grow 5%." (10/16/2018)
  • 2. Stifel Nicolaus analysts commented, "We believe the eBay / Square partnership will benefit both companies as the collaboration will enhance the financing process for eBay’s sellers as well as help Square expand its reach in non-Square merchant lending." (7/19/2018)
  • 3. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We remain NEUTRAL and could look to potentially become more constructive with our views if signs of GMV growth acceleration to +DD materializes. In 2Q, U.S. Marketplace GMV growth slowed +6%, below our expectation for +7% growth. While eBay continues to invest heavily in its website/product experiences and advertising, the company noted 1) it expects several key initiatives will take longer to materialize than planned, including structured data benefits, and 2) brand advertising campaigns have not yet ‘moved the needle’ in terms of consideration. In terms of new product-based experiences on the site, new users continue to respond well (improved conversion), but conversion gains have not materialized among existing eBay users." (7/18/2018)

Who are some of eBay's key competitors?

Who are eBay's key executives?

eBay's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Devin N. Wenig, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Pierre M. Omidyar, Founder & Independent Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Scott F. Schenkel, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Jae Hyun Lee, Sr. VP of EMEA (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott Cutler, Sr. VP of North America (Age 48)

Who are eBay's major shareholders?

eBay's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.55%), First Manhattan Co. (0.18%), Swedbank (0.17%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%) and Aperio Group LLC (0.06%). Company insiders that own eBay stock include Brian J Doerger, Devin Wenig, Harry A Lawton III, Jae Hyun Lee, Joo Man Park, Kathleen C Mitic, Kristin A Yetto, Logan Green, Marie Oh Huber, Raymond J Pittman, Robert Holmes Swan, Scott F Schenkel, Stephen Fisher, Thomas J Tierney and Wendy Elizabeth Jones. View Institutional Ownership Trends for eBay.

Which institutional investors are selling eBay stock?

EBAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Swedbank, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, First Manhattan Co., Aperio Group LLC, Huntington National Bank, DAVENPORT & Co LLC and Scout Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold eBay company stock in the last year include Brian J Doerger, Devin Wenig, Jae Hyun Lee, Joo Man Park, Kristin A Yetto, Marie Oh Huber, Raymond J Pittman, Robert Holmes Swan, Scott F Schenkel, Stephen Fisher and Wendy Elizabeth Jones. View Insider Buying and Selling for eBay.

Which institutional investors are buying eBay stock?

EBAY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, First Hawaiian Bank, Clinton Group Inc., Seven Eight Capital LP, Andra AP fonden, RWC Asset Management LLP, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. View Insider Buying and Selling for eBay.

How do I buy shares of eBay?

Shares of EBAY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is eBay's stock price today?

One share of EBAY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.55.

How big of a company is eBay?

eBay has a market capitalization of $31.69 billion and generates $9.57 billion in revenue each year. The e-commerce company earns $-1,016,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.63 on an earnings per share basis. eBay employs 14,100 workers across the globe.

What is eBay's official website?

The official website for eBay is

How can I contact eBay?

eBay's mailing address is 2025 HAMILTON AVENUE, SAN JOSE CA, 95125. The e-commerce company can be reached via phone at 408-376-7400 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for eBay (NASDAQ EBAY)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,536 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,299 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,835
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about eBay and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EBAY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EBAY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by Staff

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