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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 44, which equates to a potential upside of 21.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 29, which equates to a potential downside of -19.82 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.28 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.28 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.3 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 5 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
Analysts estimate earnings of EBAY to grow at a rate of -75.79 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. EBAY has a PEG ratio of -0.07.
EBAY has traded between a high of 37.48 and a low of 27.28 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 32.59 percent, and 3.5 percent below the high. EBAY has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $39.64 billion. EBAY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.