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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.19
EBAY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. EBAY: 2.19 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.67   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.19

Equity to Asset 0.57
EBAY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. EBAY: 0.57 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.57

0.56
0.88
Interest Coverage 33.71
EBAY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. EBAY: 33.71 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.21   Max: 9999.99
Current: 33.71

4.21
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.00
M-Score: -2.54
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.01
EBAY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. EBAY: 21.01 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 32.38
Current: 21.01

-1.5
32.38
Net-margin (%) 17.80
EBAY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. EBAY: 17.80 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.26   Max: 27.71
Current: 17.8

4.26
27.71
ROE (%) 12.08
EBAY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. EBAY: 12.08 )
EBAY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 177.5
Current: 12.08

1.12
177.5
ROA (%) 6.88
EBAY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. EBAY: 6.88 )
EBAY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 126.79
Current: 6.88

0.99
126.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 76.88
EBAY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. EBAY: 76.88 )
EBAY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.01   Max: 841.67
Current: 76.88

-3.01
841.67
Revenue Growth (%) 21.00
EBAY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. EBAY: 21.00 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 95.3
Current: 21

7.3
95.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.50
EBAY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. EBAY: 20.50 )
EBAY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 125.7
Current: 20.5

-1
125.7
EPS Growth (%) 17.00
EBAY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. EBAY: 17.00 )
EBAY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 180.2
Current: 17

-24
180.2
» EBAY's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

EBAY Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,087,050 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 15,515,623 sh (+59.29%)
Jim Simons 958,440 sh (+27.7%)
Eric Mindich 5,000,000 sh (+25%)
Donald Yacktman 1,445,000 sh (+15.6%)
Ray Dalio 25,050 sh (+14.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,400 sh (+12.82%)
Ron Baron 56,598 sh (+10.69%)
Robert Olstein 136,000 sh (+9.68%)
Pioneer Investments 1,041,154 sh (+3.91%)
Meridian Funds 191,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 81,290 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,250,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 385,536 sh (-0.91%)
Dodge & Cox 11,524,891 sh (-2.06%)
Ken Fisher 524,926 sh (-3.03%)
Mario Gabelli 242,656 sh (-10.42%)
RS Investment Management 189,140 sh (-12.24%)
Steven Cohen 1,773,419 sh (-31.61%)
Caxton Associates 36,500 sh (-69.58%)
» More
Q3 2013

EBAY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ken Heebner 520,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,405 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 292,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 421,700 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 5,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 205,000 sh (+4559.09%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,050,880 sh (+364.64%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,367,926 sh (+254.81%)
Steven Cohen 2,822,967 sh (+59.18%)
Mario Gabelli 293,176 sh (+20.82%)
Ron Baron 62,551 sh (+10.52%)
Dodge & Cox 12,487,070 sh (+8.35%)
Murray Stahl 83,969 sh (+3.3%)
Steven Cohen 300,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 136,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,250,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 1,425,000 sh (-1.38%)
Ken Fisher 487,800 sh (-7.07%)
Eric Mindich 4,500,000 sh (-10%)
Pioneer Investments 912,737 sh (-12.33%)
Steve Mandel 10,922,795 sh (-29.6%)
RS Investment Management 103,740 sh (-45.15%)
» More
Q4 2013

EBAY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ray Dalio 107,250 sh (New)
Mark Hillman 48,105 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 79,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,590 sh (New)
Richard Perry 500,000 sh (New)
George Soros 160,000 sh (New)
Yacktman Focused Fund 3,200,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 5,727,415 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 854,800 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 8,259,107 sh (+479.59%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,163,035 sh (+204.33%)
Yacktman Fund 3,670,000 sh (+193.6%)
PRIMECAP Management 600,100 sh (+105.51%)
Pioneer Investments 1,674,326 sh (+83.44%)
Dodge & Cox 18,774,269 sh (+50.35%)
Mario Gabelli 399,656 sh (+36.32%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,668,223 sh (+32.02%)
Robert Olstein 167,000 sh (+22.79%)
Ron Baron 68,877 sh (+10.11%)
Ken Fisher 516,945 sh (+5.97%)
Louis Moore Bacon 9,733 sh (+3.49%)
George Soros 71,500 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 12,500,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Perry 675,000 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 83,476 sh (-0.59%)
Julian Robertson 383,800 sh (-8.99%)
Eric Mindich 2,435,000 sh (-45.89%)
Steven Cohen 114,349 sh (-95.95%)
» More
Q1 2014

EBAY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Yacktman Focused Fund 3,200,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 3,670,000 sh (unchged)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EBAY

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 New Buy4.1%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%5727415
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Sold Out 2.7%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%0
Yacktman Focused Fund 2013-12-31 New Buy1.9%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%3200000
Donald Yacktman 2013-12-31 Add 479.59%1.57%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%8259107
Yacktman Fund 2013-12-31 Add 193.6%1.19%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%3670000
Richard Perry 2013-12-31 New Buy0.8%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%500000
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.67%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%854800
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Add 50.35%0.37%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%18774269
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Reduce -8.99%0.32%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%383800
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.08%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%160000
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%107250
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%33590
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 36.32%0.03%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%399656
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Add 105.51%0.02%$48.76 - $55.63 $ 54.975%600100
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 New Buy3.6%$49.99 - $57.38 $ 54.973%421700
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 Reduce -29.6%1.15%$49.99 - $57.38 $ 54.973%10922795
PRIMECAP Management 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$49.99 - $57.38 $ 54.973%292000
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 20.82%0.02%$49.99 - $57.38 $ 54.973%293176
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$49.99 - $57.38 $ 54.973%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.6%$50.745 - $57.78 $ 54.972%0
Steve Mandel 2013-06-30 Add 59.29%1.45%$50.745 - $57.78 $ 54.972%15515623
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.4%$50.745 - $57.78 $ 54.972%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.21%$50.745 - $57.78 $ 54.972%0
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 1.6%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-03-31 New Buy1.4%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%1946409
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Reduce -36%0.61%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%800000
Dodge & Cox 2013-03-31 Reduce -38.77%0.5%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%11767391
Steve Mandel 2013-03-31 Add 14.08%0.33%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%9740666
Meridian Funds 2013-03-31 Reduce -25.54%0.13%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%191000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 26.47%0.04%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%1168840
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%21950
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Add 106.91%0.01%$50.11 - $57.21 $ 54.972%51134
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.20
EBAY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. EBAY: 25.20 )
EBAY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.02   Max: 411.34
Current: 25.2

8.02
411.34
P/B 3.01
EBAY's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. EBAY: 3.01 )
EBAY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.15
Current: 3.01

1.2
12.15
P/S 4.50
EBAY's P/S is ranked lower than
86% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. EBAY: 4.50 )
EBAY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 25.23
Current: 4.5

1.62
25.23
PFCF 19.29
EBAY's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. EBAY: 19.29 )
EBAY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.96   Max: 88.91
Current: 19.29

5.96
88.91
EV-to-EBIT 19.66
EBAY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. EBAY: 19.66 )
EBAY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 114.6
Current: 19.66

5.3
114.6
PEG 1.15
EBAY's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. EBAY: 1.15 )
EBAY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 13.59
Current: 1.15

0.48
13.59
Shiller P/E 28.25
EBAY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. EBAY: 28.25 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.09   Max: 296
Current: 28.25

14.09
296

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 79.66
EBAY's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. EBAY: 79.66 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 11.26   Max: 79.51
Current: 79.66

11.26
79.51
Price/Tangible Book 5.30
EBAY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EBAY: 5.30 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 100.53
Current: 5.3

4.22
100.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.26
EBAY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
65% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. EBAY: 1.26 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.69
Current: 1.26

0.56
7.69
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
EBAY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. EBAY: 0.93 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 14.78
Current: 0.93

0.44
14.78
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.19
EBAY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EBAY: 1.19 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 6.73
Current: 1.19

0.66
6.73
Price/Graham Number 2.42
EBAY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EBAY: 2.42 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 77.33
Current: 2.42

1.55
77.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
EBAY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. EBAY: 5.10 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 18.8
Current: 5.1

0.9
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.80
EBAY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. EBAY: 23.80 )
EBAY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 78.8
Current: 23.8

0.2
78.8

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Compare:TSCO, AMZN, FIVE, AZO, BBBY » details
Traded in other countries:EBA.Germany
EBay Inc was formed as a sole proprietorship in September 1995 and was incorporated in California in May 1996. In April 1998, it reincorporated in Delaware, and in September 1998, it completed the initial public offering of its common stock. The Company is a technology company that enables commerce through three reportable segments: Marketplaces, Payments and GSI. These segments provide online platform, services and tools to help individuals and small, medium and large merchants around the globe establish online and mobile commerce and payments. Its Marketplaces segment brings buyers and sellers together through fully automated and easy-to-use online websites and mobile applications that are available throughout the world at any time, including through localized eBay.com sites in many countries. The Company's payments segment provides efficient payment and settlement capabilities for consumers and merchants on and off eBay websites and other merchant websites. It has three main payment brands: PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive payments online and through a broad range of mobile devices in approximately 190 markets worldwide; Bill Me Later, which enables U.S. merchants to offer, and U.S. consumers to obtain, credit at the point of sale for ecommerce and mobile transactions through Bill Me Later's relationship with a chartered financial institution; and Zong, acquired in August 2011, which enables users with a mobile phone to purchase digital goods and have the transactions charged to their phone bill. It also recently acquired BillSAFE, a provider of payment services for online merchants in Germany who offer their customers the ability to pay for purchases upon receipt of an invoice. Its GSI segment is a provider of ecommerce and interactive marketing services to enterprise clients that include some of the world's premier brands and retailers. It offers a suite of solutions designed to power merchants' online businesses and effectively integrate with their other sales channels. Its advanced technology, fulfillment, customer care and interactive marketing services are designed to enable its clients to elevate the consumer experience and cost-effectively sustain it over time. GSI operates two business units: Global eCommerce Services, or GeC, and Global Marketing Services, or GMS. Each business unit offers products and services that complement the other, which allows for cross-selling opportunities. The Company encounters vigorous competition in its businesses from numerous sources. The Company is subject to laws relating to the collection, use, retention, security and transfer of personally identifiable information about its users.

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