eBay Inc. [NASDAQ: EBAY] stock went on a downward path that fall over -3.24% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -5.82%. The company report on February 16, 2021 that eBay Issues Statement Regarding the CMA Announcement.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) can confirm that the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it has concerns that the proposed transaction between eBay Inc. and Adevinta ASA could reduce competition in the UK, following its Phase 1 review.
eBay and Adevinta now have the opportunity to propose potential remedies to avoid the transaction being referred to further investigation. While eBay and Adevinta do not agree with the CMA’s reasoning, they will work constructively with the CMA and are confident in finding a suitable resolution.
Over the last 12 months, EBAY stock rose by 62.86%. The one-year eBay Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 14.4. The average equity rating for EBAY stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $40.94 billion, with 689.00 million shares outstanding and 655.07 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 7.52M shares, EBAY stock reached a trading volume of 8025928 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on eBay Inc. [EBAY]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EBAY shares is $69.37 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EBAY stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Deutsche Bank have made an estimate for eBay Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on January 28, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on September 25, 2020, representing the official price target for eBay Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for eBay Inc. is set at 1.82, with the Price to Sales ratio for EBAY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.99. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.49, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.34. Price to Free Cash Flow for EBAY in the course of the last twelve months was 27.70 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.80.
EBAY Stock Performance Analysis:
eBay Inc. [EBAY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.82. With this latest performance, EBAY shares gained by 3.72% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 1.02% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 62.86% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EBAY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 48.67, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.06 for eBay Inc. [EBAY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 56.30, while it was recorded at 61.42 for the last single week of trading, and 52.82 for the last 200 days.
Insight into eBay Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and eBay Inc. [EBAY] shares currently have an operating margin of +26.35 and a Gross Margin at +75.62. eBay Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +24.79.
Return on Total Capital for EBAY is now 23.50, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 23.34. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 79.05, with Return on Assets sitting at 13.56. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, eBay Inc. [EBAY] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 228.67. Additionally, EBAY Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 69.57, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.17. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 228.17, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 69.42.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, eBay Inc. [EBAY] managed to generate an average of $200,157 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.65 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.55.eBay Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.
EBAY Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, eBay Inc. posted 0.69/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.72/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -4.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EBAY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for eBay Inc. go to 18.80%.
eBay Inc. [EBAY] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $36,173 million, or 95.50% of EBAY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EBAY stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 50,379,913, which is approximately -2.591% of the company’s market cap and around 3.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 44,386,787 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.64 billion in EBAY stocks shares; and BAUPOST GROUP LLC/MA, currently with $1.85 billion in EBAY stock with ownership of nearly 3.321% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in eBay Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 478 institutional holders increased their position in eBay Inc. [NASDAQ:EBAY] by around 57,612,030 shares. Additionally, 479 investors decreased positions by around 72,354,355 shares, while 158 investors held positions by with 479,219,994 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 609,186,379 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EBAY stock had 144 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,142,794 shares, while 90 institutional investors sold positions of 16,298,898 shares during the same period.