eBay Inc. [NASDAQ: EBAY] jumped around 0.12 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $61.70 at the close of the session, up 0.19%. The company report on April 26, 2021 that eBay’s New Escrow Payment Offering Provides Enhanced Experience for High Value Watches.
With nearly 8 million luxury watch listings created in 2020, eBay delivers additional payment features for watch transactions over $10,000.
eBay, one of the largest luxury watch marketplaces in the world, announces the addition of escrow to marketplace payment offerings for luxury watches. This additional payment option allows buyers and sellers an added convenience via trusted third party Escrow.com, holding funds securely until the transaction is complete providing an additional level of protection. Benefiting both parties in the transaction process, escrow is now available to those buying and selling luxury watches over $10,000, expanding the payment options available to luxury watch enthusiasts to foster an even more seamless experience.
eBay Inc. stock is now 22.79% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. EBAY Stock saw the intraday high of $62.31 and lowest of $61.38 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 65.11, which means current price is +22.30% above from all time high which was touched on 04/19/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 7.22M shares, EBAY reached a trading volume of 5558805 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about 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 $70.15 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 2.40. 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.
Evercore ISI have made an estimate for eBay Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as In-line, with their previous recommendation back on April 06, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wolfe Research raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on April 01, 2021, representing the official price target for eBay Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $59, while Deutsche Bank analysts kept a Hold rating on EBAY stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for eBay Inc. is set at 1.44, with the Price to Sales ratio for EBAY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.08. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.93, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.43. Price to Free Cash Flow for EBAY in the course of the last twelve months was 28.33 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.80.
How has EBAY stock performed recently?
eBay Inc. [EBAY] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.15. With this latest performance, EBAY shares gained by 1.43% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 14.71% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 55.69% 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 51.35, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.60, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.73 for eBay Inc. [EBAY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 59.97, while it was recorded at 61.34 for the last single week of trading, and 55.30 for the last 200 days.
eBay Inc. [EBAY]: Deeper insight into the 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.
Earnings analysis for eBay Inc. [EBAY]
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%.
Insider trade positions for eBay Inc. [EBAY]
There are presently around $37,975 million, or 93.60% 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 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 44,386,787 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.74 billion in EBAY stocks shares; and BAUPOST GROUP LLC/MA, currently with $1.92 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 April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 505 institutional holders increased their position in eBay Inc. [NASDAQ:EBAY] by around 60,351,878 shares. Additionally, 466 investors decreased positions by around 76,807,123 shares, while 163 investors held positions by with 478,319,756 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 615,478,757 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EBAY stock had 156 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,675,566 shares, while 89 institutional investors sold positions of 15,550,368 shares during the same period.