Should You Hold eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) closed its last session at $37.81. The stock traded within a range of $37.46 and $37.94. The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector with a market capitalization of 38.38 Million. Trading volume for eBay Inc. was 11.09 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has an average volume of 9.31 Million.

Company Profile

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 ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com, and the StubHub mobile apps and Ticketbis platforms that connect fans with their favorite sporting events, shows, and artists, as well as enable them to buy and sell tickets. 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 etc.

Analyst Views

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 4 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) touched its 1-Year High price of $40.13 on 01/09/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $29.69 on 01/24/17.

EPS & Financials

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.48/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.48/Share by a difference of $0. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 34 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.59/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.6/share and a low EPS of $0.56/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.61 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.64 Billion and 2.59 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has a 20-Day average volume of 8.01 Million. According to today’s trading volume eBay Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 5.7 Percent and Institutional ownership of 88.1 Percent. The return on assets stands at 29.5%, Return on Equity currently is 67% and the Return on Investment value is 30.6%.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) gross margin percentage stands at 76.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 24 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 80.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -1.03% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 2.05 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 5.15 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 0.19 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 24%. The return on invested capital is at 30.6%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 17.7.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 5.15%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 0.19% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.