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What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for eBay?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

As of July 7, 2016, eBay (EBAY) has generated returns of -8.3% in the trailing 12 months and -1.4% in the trailing-one-month period. However, the share price of the company has risen by 2.7% in the trailing-five-day period.

eBay’s peers Amazon (AMZN), Alibaba (BABA), and Google (GOOG) have generated returns of 2.9%, 1.7%, and 1.6%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

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Moving averages

On July 7, the company’s stock was trading 0.3% above its 20-day moving average of $23.86, roughly on par with its 50-day moving average of $24.96 and -0.5% below its 100-day moving average of $24.03.

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 -0.12 shows a downward trading trend, as the figure is negative.

The 14-day relative strength index (or RSI) for eBay is 50, 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 constitutes 3.9% of the PowerShares NASDAQ Internet Portfolio ETF (PNQI).

Analyst recommendations

Out of 45 analysts covering eBay, 14 have “buy” recommendations, two have “sell” recommendations, and 29 have “hold” recommendations on the stock. Analysts’ stock price target for the company is $27.6 with a median target estimate of $27.00. eBay is trading at a discount of 11.4% to its median target.

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