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What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for eBay?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

As of March 7, 2016, eBay (EBAY) has generated returns of -3.7% in the trailing 12 months and 7.9% in the trailing-one-month period. The share price of the company has risen by 1.9% in the trailing-five-day period.

eBay’s peers Alibaba (BABA) and Amazon (AMZN) have generated returns of 5.9% and 1.8%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

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Moving averages

On March 7, the last trading price of eBay (EBAY) was $24.3. The company’s stock was trading 3.4% above its 20-day moving average of $23.5, 2.4% below its 50-day moving average of $24.8, and 8.2% below its 100-day moving average of $26.4.

MACD and RSI

The MACD (moving average convergence divergence) is the difference between the short-term and long-term moving averages of a company. eBay’s 14-day MACD of -0.30 shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

The 14-day relative strength index (or RSI) for eBay is 52, which shows that the stock has neither been oversold nor overbought. An RSI of above 70 indicates that a stock has been overbought. An RSI of below 30 suggests that a stock has been oversold.

eBay and Target (TGT) constitute 1.4% and 0.28% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), respectively.

Analysts’ recommendations

Out of 46 analysts covering eBay, 15 have “buy” recommendations, one has a “sell” recommendation, and 13 have “hold” recommendations on the stock. Analysts’ stock price target for the company is $27.7, with a median target estimate of $28.0. eBay is trading at a discount of 13.4% to its median target.

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