eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) most recently reported quarterly actual earnings per share of $0.36 for the period ending on 2016-06-30. Prior to the company reporting, consensus estimates based on data from Zacks Research projected the company to report EPS of $0.36. The difference between the estimate and the actual EPS was $0 creating a surprise factor of 0%. Currently, the company has an impact score of 78. The likelihood that the stock will move on news is greater with a higher impact score. According to Beta Research, the stock has a sentiment score of 0.157. On a scale between 1 and -1, a positive score tends to portray a favorable view of company results by news outlets. The opposite is true for a negative sentiment score.
In taking a look at where the stock might be headed, analysts have a consensus price target of $30.75 on the shares. The most bullish brokerage firm has a $38 target, while the most bearish sees the stock headed towards $24. This is according to the 28 estimates taken into consideration by Zacks Research.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.51. This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell recommendation. There were 28 recommendations taking into account in order to arrive at this number. Of the 28, 6 have a Strong Buy rating and 1 are rating it a Buy.
eBay Inc is a global technology company that enables commerce through three reportable segments: Marketplaces, Payments, and GSI. The Company by providing online platforms, tools and services to help individuals and small, medium and merchants around the globe engage in online and mobile commerce and payments, the Company can facilitate transactions. The company also generates revenue through marketing services, classifieds and advertising. The Company has also created an open source platform that provides software developers and merchants access to its applications programming interfaces, or APIs, to develop software and solutions for commerce. Its developer community includes more than 800,000 members. Effective July 4, 2013, eBay Inc acquired 2ememain.be and 2dehands.be, providers of e-commerce retail services. Effective September 6, 2013, eBay Inc acquired Decide Inc. Effective September 27, 2013, eBay Inc acquired Bureau of Trade.
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