eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) saw a downside of -0.73% to close Monday at $74.50 after subtracting -$0.55 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 4,719,860 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $75.95 in the past week. An average of 5,561,370 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 6,511,512.
EBAY’s 1-month performance is 2.67% or $1.94 on its low of $68.28 reached on 10/04/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $45.36 and high of $77.83, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/30/21. YTD, EBAY has achieved 48.26% or $24.25. However, the current price is down -4.28%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Sep 17, 25 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for eBay Inc. (EBAY). Thompson Pete (SVP, Chief Product Officer) most recently sold 1,394 shares at $74.89 per share on Sep 17. This transaction cost the insider $104,397. VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Doerger Brian J., sold 2,862 shares at a price of $77.69 on Aug 30. Then, on Aug 25, Director Bates Anthony John sold 19,060 shares at a price of $74.12 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,412,739.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 21.12 and a low of 3.485. EBAY stock has a beta of 1.10. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 4.44 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 3.86, with the price to cash flow ratio at 23.60.
eBay Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share. Its dividend yield is 0.97% and the payout ratio is 3.60%. EBAY’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 17, when it paid $0.18 a share compared with prior rate of $0.18, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.02 reported on Wednesday February 3 2021.
It is projected that eBay Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 30-Nov-2021. EBAY is expected to distribute $0.18 as its next dividend.
eBay Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 4.00, with the current ratio over the same period at 4.00 meaning that EBAY stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.64, while the total debt to equity was 0.70. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 75.20%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 32.27% while for the period ending June 29; eBay Inc.’s operating margin was 27.20%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $7.8 billion against revenue of $10.27 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income shrunk -7.38% to $2.67 billion, while revenue of $3.02 billion was -13.31% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected EBAY to announce $0.95 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.99, representing a 4.20% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $853.0 million. EBAY stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 18.81 billion, with total debt at $9.35 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $650.06 million
Let’s look briefly at eBay Inc. (EBAY) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 61.19% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 35.39%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $73.05, reflecting a +8.81% or $6.03 change from its current price. EBAY is currently trading +2.52% above its 20-day SMA, +24.60% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +9.22% and +45.71% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 84.95% and 70.50% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.88. The RSI (14) points at 57.14%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 81.10% with the period’s ATR at 1.85. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 3.10 and 2.58 on the 14-day charts.
Analysts offering their rating for EBAY stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate EBAY as a “sell,”, while 16 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 3 rates the stock as overweight while 8 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is EBAY’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $63.00 and a high of $85.00, with their median price target at $74.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for eBay Inc. (EBAY) stock is $73.78.