Analyst Ratings for eBay Inc. (EBAY)

Updated: 2017-07-28

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for EBAY last month.

14 analysts declared EBAY a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 19 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for EBAY. The maximum price target given was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 21.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 29, implying a possible loss of -19.82 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -1.28 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.28 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.3 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.3 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of EBAY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -75.79 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EBAY is -0.07.

In the last 52-weeks, EBAY has achieved a high of 37.48 and a low of 27.28. Today's price is 32.59 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 3.5 percent. EBAY has a price/earnings ratio of 5.46. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EBAY value stock report compares EBAY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EBAY is $39.64 billion. EBAY's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.