eBay Inc. (EBAY:NSD) Fundamental Analysis is slightly bullish

STA Research
by: STA Research
eBay Inc.

Based on the eBay stock forecast from 24 analysts, the average analyst eBay stock target price is USD 60.54 over the next 12 months. eBay Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own eBay stock forecast is Slightly Bullish, which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, eBay stock price was USD 50.48eBay stock price has changed by +3.30% over the past week, +7.59% over the past month and -25.76% over the last year.

eBay Inc. operates marketplace platforms that connect buyers and sellers in the United States and internationally. The company’s Marketplace platform includes its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay suite of mobile apps. Its platforms enable users to list, buy, sell, and pay for items through various online, mobile, and offline channels that include retailers, distributors, liquidators, import and export companies, auctioneers, catalog and mail-order companies, directories, search engines, commerce participants, shopping channels, and networks. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

 

What we like:

High market capitalization:

eBay stock price is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk-adjusted returns:

eBay stock forecast has performed well, on a risk-adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility:

The annual returns for eBay stock price have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings:

eBay stock price is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check eBay stock prediction to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior capital utilization:

eBay stock forecast has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets:

eBay stock forecast has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow:

eBay stock forecast has shown positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth:

eBay stock forecast has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

 

What we don’t like:

Below median total returns:

eBay stock forecast has under-performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns:

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value:

eBay stock price is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

eBay stock price is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Negative free cash flow:

eBay stock price has shown negative total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Revenue Growth:

eBay stock price has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Disclaimer

Stock Target Advisor is not a broker/dealer, investment advisor, or platform for making stock buying or selling decisions. Our goal is to democratize and simplify financial information through automated analysis, aggregation of stock information, and education to help investors with their research. No content on our site, blogs or newsletters constitutes – or should be understood as constituting – a recommendation to enter into any securities transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented in our site content. We also cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information presented on our site and in our analysis.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.