EBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) moved up to the record high in over three months after announcing sales and profit that surpassed analysts’ forecasts as additional United States consumers shopped for new items on the website.
The world’s biggest Internet marketplace EBay reported on Thursday that the company moved up 7.9% to settle at $43.65 in New York and marked the major boost since April 19.
The company reported that revenue in the second-quarter moved up 23% to $3.4 billion. That surpassed the $3.36 billion median analyst forecasts gathered by Bloomberg. Profit without onetime items was 56 cents per share, beating the 55-cent anticipations.
EBay’s CEO John Donahoe has boosted its spending on advertising and new technology to develop beyond company’s auction roots and allow users buy additional items in instant sales, like those on Amazon.com, Inc’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) website.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Liquidity Services, Inc (NASDAQ:LQDT) moved down -1.95% to end at $41.70, Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) rose +4.00% to settle at $226.17 while Overstock.com, Inc (NASDAQ:OSTK) jumped +1.85% to finish on Thursday at $6.60.
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) last session volume of 35.28 million shares was higher than its average volume of 12.15 million shares. The stock after opening at $44.00 hit high price of $44.44 and then closed at $43.95 by scoring +8.63%.
EBAY generated revenue of 12.38 billion in the following twelve months and earned $3.32 billion. The Company showed a positive +26.84% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 19.88%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 14.31%.
The EBAY past twelve months price to sales ratio was 4.58 and price to cash ratio remained 9.67. As far as the returns are concern, the EBAY return on equity was recorded as 19.18% and increased 16.84% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 12.98%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of +11.80% which was maintained for the month at +1.03%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as +8.20% and for the year was +32.50% while the YTD performance remained at +44.91%.
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