eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s share price was up 3.5% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $26.26 and last traded at $26.00, with a volume of 9,021,947 shares. The stock had previously closed at $25.12.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on EBAY shares. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded eBay from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, March 28th. Vetr cut eBay from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $23.75 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Credit Suisse Group AG lowered their target price on eBay from $29.00 to $28.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Monday, April 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sector perform” rating and set a $28.00 target price (down from $29.00) on shares of eBay in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of eBay in a report on Monday, April 25th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-four have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $34.11.

The company has a market capitalization of $29.96 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.92. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $24.08 and a 200 day moving average of $24.33.

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 26th. The e-commerce company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $2.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.08 billion. The business’s revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.77 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that eBay Inc. will post $1.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, SVP Kristin A. Yetto sold 10,630 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.11, for a total transaction of $256,289.30. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 28,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $683,349.73. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Raymond J. Pittman sold 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.24, for a total value of $606,000.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 23,729 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $575,190.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds have modified their holdings of the company. Boston Partners boosted its stake in shares of eBay by 61.6% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 18,780,447 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock valued at $516,087,000 after buying an additional 7,156,164 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in shares of eBay by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 2,354,771 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock valued at $64,709,000 after buying an additional 49,148 shares during the period. Winton Capital Group Ltd boosted its stake in shares of eBay by 377.9% in the fourth quarter. Winton Capital Group Ltd now owns 5,341,742 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock valued at $146,791,000 after buying an additional 4,224,063 shares during the period. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of eBay by 1,083.6% in the fourth quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 451,862 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock valued at $12,417,000 after buying an additional 413,685 shares during the period. Finally, Zevin Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of eBay by 1,895.0% in the fourth quarter. Zevin Asset Management LLC now owns 262,408 shares of the e-commerce company’s stock valued at $7,211,000 after buying an additional 249,255 shares during the period.

eBay Inc (eBay) is a commerce company, which operates through its Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. The Company helps in enabling commerce on its platforms for buyers and sellers online. The Company has an open source platform that provides software developers and merchants an access to its application programming interfaces for developing software and solutions for commerce.

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