EBay Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

EBAY -  USA Stock  

USD 67.05  0.43  0.64%

The current analyst and expert consensus on EBay is Hold with 11 hold recommendations. The current projected EBay target price consensus is 76.39 with 18 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways EBay Inc analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to EBay vendors, executives, and/or customers. EBay recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected EBay Inc target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 8.738. Continue to Macroaxis Advice on EBay to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

EBay Analyst Recommendations 

 
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Gross Profit is likely to drop to about 7.2 B in 2021. Profit Margin is likely to drop to 0.45 in 2021. EBay Investments Current are fairly stable at the moment as compared to the past year. EBay reported Investments Current of 2.39 Billion in 2020. Investments Non Current is likely to rise to about 2.5 B in 2021, whereas Accounts Payable is likely to drop slightly above 302.2 M in 2021.

EBay Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. EBay target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. EBay target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions18
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Hold
Most EBay analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand EBay stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of EBay Inc, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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EBay Target Price Projection

EBay's current and average target prices are 67.05 and 76.39, respectively. The current price of EBay is the price at which EBay Inc is currently trading. On the other hand, EBay's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

EBay Market Quote on 5th of December 2021

Low Price66.31Odds
High Price68.54Odds

67.05

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On EBay Target Price

Low Estimate63.0Odds
High Estimate91.0Odds
Number of Analysts18
Standard Deviation8.738

76.388

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on EBay Inc and the information provided on this page.

EBay Analyst Ratings

EBay's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about EBay stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of EBay's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. EBay's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About EBay Target Price Projections

EBay's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as EBay Inc and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of EBay depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for EBay Inc including analysis of its current option contracts.
EBay's latest option contracts expiring on 2021-12-10 are carrying combined implied volatility of 39.97 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.72 over 70 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying slightly more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2021-12-10. The current put volume is at 504, with calls trading at the volume of 1361. This yields a 0.37 put-to-call volume ratio. The EBay option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current EBay Inc option contracts. It shows all of EBay's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2021-12-10 Option Contracts

EBay option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in EBay's lending market. For example, when EBay's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on EBay, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting EBay stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows EBay's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. EBay's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for EBay's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

EBay Maximum Pain Price accross 2021-12-10 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as EBay close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
EBay's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of EBay Inc common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell EBay stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If EBay's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Continue to Macroaxis Advice on EBay to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

EBay Inc In The Money Call Balance

When EBay's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against EBay Inc stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying EBay's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on EBay Inc are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

EBay Current Options Market Mood

EBay's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps EBay Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of EBay's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. EBay's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current EBay's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional EBay Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of EBay is a key component of EBay valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a EBay.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of EBay's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of EBay in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
65.6867.7569.82
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
60.3573.4775.54
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
64.0566.1268.19
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
3.263.353.56
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as EBay. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against EBay's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, EBay's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in EBay Inc.

Additional EBay Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of EBay is a key component of EBay valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a EBay.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of EBay's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of EBay in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
65.6867.7569.82
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
60.3573.4775.54
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
64.0566.1268.19
Details
Earnings
Estimates (8)
LowProjected EPSHigh
3.263.353.56
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as EBay. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against EBay's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, EBay's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in EBay Inc.

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The data published in EBay's official financial statements usually reflect EBay's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of EBay Inc. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by EBay accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what EBay's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Consumer Cyclical space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of EBay's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, EBay's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in EBay's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of EBay Inc. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of EBay's management to manipulate its earnings.