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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for EBAY. The highest price target was 44, which equates to a potential upside of 21.65 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 29, implying a possible loss of -19.82 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -1.28 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.28 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.3 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.3 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of EBAY is -0.07.

EBAY has traded between a high of 37.48 and a low of 27.28 over the past year. Currently the stock is 32.59 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of EBAY is $39.64 billion. EBAY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.