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Ebay Inc

eBay Inc. operates the marketplace and classifieds platforms that connect buyers and sellers worldwide. Its Marketplace platform includes its online marketplace at ebay.

Ebay stock last closed at $37.69, down 2.38% from the previous day, and has decreased 46.13% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Internet Retail industry by 0.11 percentage points. Ebay stock is currently +1.14% from its 52-week low of $37.27, and -53.58% from its 52-week high of $81.19.

As of Sep 29, 2022, there are 549.37M EBAY shares outstanding. The market value of EBAY is $20.71B. In the past 24 hours, 4.18M EBAY shares were traded.

How to Buy Ebay Stock

Not sure how to invest in Ebay stock? Here's how.
  1. Decide where to buy Ebay stock: You need to choose an online brokerage, but don't worry - we've tested dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Ebay stock.
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've found. It's the best place to buy EBAY stock.
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account: Pick your method of payment and add your information.
  4. Evaluate Ebay stock: The Ebay ticker symbol is EBAY. Is Ebay stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of EBAY? How do EBAY's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Ebay is a good buy? Why has EBAY's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock market analysis tools can help you evaluate if EBAY is a good stock to buy).
  5. Make your EBAY purchase: Decide if you will purchase EBAY shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy EBAY shares at a particular price.
  6. Track your investment in EBAY: Create a watchlist to key updates about your position in Ebay stock.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Ebay stock

You will need an online brokerage account to access the NASDAQ market and buy EBAY shares.

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Step 2: Sign up for your brokerage account

Now that you've picked it's time brokerage, picked to fill out some personal details so you are able to invest in EBAY stock today.

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Step 4: Evaluate Ebay stock

It's important to evaluate stocks before you invest, so you actually understand the risk and opportunity.

Ebay shares quick numbers

EBAY Price
$37.69
1w %
-1.59%
1y %
-46.13%
5y %
-2%
P/E
61.79x
P/B
3.95x
P/S
2.09x
PEG
0.74x
Revenue
$10.02B
Earnings
$361.00M
Fore. Rev. Growth
1.62%
Fore. Earn. Growth
83.32%
Market Cap
$20.71B
Next Earnings
Oct 25, 2022
Next Dividend
N/A

EBAY Due Diligence Checks

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You can see all of the due diligence checks on EBAY's stock page.

Is EBAY stock properly valued?

Investors use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge EBAY's true value.

Using relative valuations measures:

  • EBAY may be undervalued based on its P/E ratio of 61.79x, relative to Internet Retail industry P/E ratio of 74.19x
  • EBAY could be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 3.95x, relative to Internet Retail industry P/B ratio of 4.82x
  • EBAY may be undervalued based on its PEG ratio of 0.74x

You can access more valuation research on EBAY's stock here.

A quick look at EBAY Financials

Passed Health Checks:

  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the EBAY balance sheet.

Failed Health Checks:

  • EBAY has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 2.75.
  • Total EBAY debt is higher than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • EBAY profit margin has gone down from 128.3% to 3.6% in the past year.
  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the EBAY balance sheet.
  • EBAY's operating cash flow of $1.39B allows it to safely service it's debt of $8.18B.
  • EBAY earnings of -$257.00M is not sufficient to cover its interest payments.

Is EBAY stock a Buy, Hold, or Sell?

Out of 20 sell side analysts who give forecasts on EBAY, the consensus analyst rating on Ebay is a Buy

Should I buy or sell EBAY stock?

Based on 20 analysts offering ratings for Ebay Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
7 analysts 35%
Buy
2 analysts 10%
Hold
9 analysts 45%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
2 analysts 10%

Latest EBAY Analyst Ratings

James Lee, a top 17% analyst from Mizuho maintains EBAY with a hold rating and lowers their EBAY price target from $50.00 to $45.00, on Aug 4, 2022.

Brian Nowak, a bottom 4% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains EBAY with a strong sell rating and raises their EBAY price target from $36.00 to $37.00, on Aug 4, 2022.

Kunal Madhukar, a top 10% analyst from UBS maintains EBAY with a hold rating and raises their EBAY price target from $48.00 to $52.00, on Aug 4, 2022.

Stephen Ju, a bottom 2% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains EBAY with a buy rating and raises their EBAY price target from $59.00 to $60.00, on Aug 4, 2022.

Ross Sandler, a bottom 2% analyst from Barclays maintains EBAY with a strong buy rating and lowers their EBAY price target from $60.00 to $59.00, on Aug 4, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Ebay stock forecast page.

EBAY Technical Indicators

SMA10
39.07
SMA20
41.51
SMA50
44.95
SMA100
44.89
SMA200
51.48
MACD
-2.08
MACD Signal
-1.76
MACD Histogram
-0.32
RSI
28.81
Stochastic %K
8.06
Stochastic %D
7.81
StochRSI %K
16.55
StochRSI %D
8.88

EBAY Earnings

Last year, EBAY earnings were $361.00M. During the past five year, EBAY's earnings have grown by -37.91% per year. This was slower than the Internet Retail industry average of 28.16%.

Last year, EBAY revenue was $10.02B. In the past five year, EBAY's revenue has increased by 0.75% per year. This was slower than the Internet Retail industry average of 33.05%.

You can analyze EBAY's earnings and revenue performance here.

Who is buying/selling EBAY?

In the last 12 months, insiders at EBAY have sold more shares than they have bought.

Marie Oh Huber, SVP General Counsel & Sec. of EBAY, was the latest EBAY insider to sell. They sold $46,627.38 worth of EBAY stock on Sep 15, 2022.

Learn more about who owns EBAY shares here.

Does EBAY stock generate passive income?

Ebay pays a dividend of 2.23%, compared to the Internet Retail industry's average dividend yield of 6.7%. If you owned $1,000 worth of EBAY stock, you would have received $22.29 in the past year.

Get more data about Ebay dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Make your EBAY purchase

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  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best price on the market.
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  • Limit order: A limit order enables you to buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
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Step 6: Track your investment in EBAY

Now that you own some shares in EBAY, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your investment.

Make a watchlist to get notified of important updates regarding your EBAY stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Ebay

To summarize, here are the 6 steps for buying Ebay stock:

  1. Decide where to buy Ebay stock
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account
  3. Deposit money your brokerage account
  4. Evaluate Ebay stock
  5. Make your EBAY purchase
  6. Track your investment in EBAY

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NASDAQ: EBAY
$37.69-0.92 (-2.38%)
Updated Sep 29, 2022
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NASDAQ: EBAY
$37.69-0.92 (-2.38%)
Updated Sep 29, 2022
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Ebay share?

As of Sep 29, 2022, it costs $37.69 to buy one share of Ebay stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Ebay stock?

According to 20 Wall Street analysts who monitor Ebay, their consensus recommendation is to buy Ebay stock.

What is the best way to buy Ebay stock?

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