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eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 35959.29. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for eBay Inc. is 31.85 (with a change from open of -0.31%), this in conjunction with a target price of 31.31. Volume today has so far reached 6099200, with an average volume of about 10190.06. The GAP for this stock, is 0.03%.

The P/E ratio is 19.04, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.25. The current EPS for eBay Inc., is 1.67, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 330.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 15.90%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for eBay Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 10.76% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.74%. Quarter over quarter is 8.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 5.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 3.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -1.30%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 6.50% and institutional ownership is 84.90%. Shares outstanding is 1129.02, while shares float is at a value of 1053.61. Float short for eBay Inc. is 1.84% and the short ratio is 1.9.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.4, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 4.5, and the quick ratio is 4.5. The most recent gross margin is 78.40% and their operating margin is 27.10%. The profit margin is 22.00%.

eBay Inc. has seen returns on assets of 10.20%, and on investment, 13.00%. Return on equity is 29.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.32. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.65 and Price/cash is 4.46, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 41.48.

The simple moving averages are 1.99% and 21.25% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.93% and the 52 week low is 48.00%.

eBay Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 31.85. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Specialty Retail, Other, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. eBay Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Specialty Retail, Other industry means that eBay Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.38%, with performance for the month coming to 1.43%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 36.64%, and for the half year the performance is 32.27%. Volatility for this week is 1.12% and for the month this is 1.58%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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