Jefferies raised the price target for the eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) stock to “a Hold”. The rating was released on September 09, 2021. We previously noted in another research note published on August 12, 2021 by Piper Sandler that reiterated the stock to an Overweight with a price target of $79 for EBAY stock. The research report from Mizuho has reiterated the stock to Neutral, with a price target set at $65. The stock was reiterated by Credit Suisse, who disclosed in a research note on August 12, 2021, to Outperform and set the price objective to $81. In their research brief published August 12, 2021, Cowen analysts reiterated the eBay Inc. stock to Market Perform with a price target of $69.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) raised 0.15% to close Monday’s market session at $72.67, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $71.87 and $73.13 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 5673511 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 6.78 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -5.04% within the last five trades and 5.49% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 26.01% in the last 6 months and 10.29% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. EBAY stock is trading at a margin of -2.52%, 1.76% and 17.39% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, EBAY deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -6.64 percent below its 52-week high and 60.21 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 48.68. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does eBay Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 27.20 percent and the company has reported a gross margin of 75.20 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $47.53 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) is 22.33. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 16.34. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 4.41 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 3.76, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 0.10 percent of eBay Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 94.40 percent are held by financial institutions. Doerger Brian J., the VP, Chief Accounting Officer at eBay Inc. (EBAY) has sold 2,862 shares of firm on Aug 30 at a price of $77.69 against the total amount of $0.22 million. In another inside trade, Bates Anthony John, Director of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) sold 19,060 shares of the firm on Aug 25 for a total worth of $1.41 million at a price of $74.12. An inside trade which took place on Aug 19, Director of eBay Inc. SWAN ROBERT HOLMES sold 40,000 shares of firm against total price of $2.93 million at the cost of $73.15 per share.