Seeking Alpha

eBay (EBAY +3.5%) trades higher, fueled in part by positive comments and a new initiation from...

eBay (EBAY +3.5%) trades higher, fueled in part by positive comments and a new initiation from Keefe Bruyette at Outperform. Analysts set their price target for EBAY at $50 on their belief that the company will continue to set new multi-year highs as it remains a growth story.
From other sites
Comments (2)
  • Anton Ramish
    , contributor
    Comments (179) | Send Message
    Be weary of this enthusiasm, Ebay could be impacted by the Euro slow down. At best you could get a pop into Q2, but I say sell into it. Ebay is a end of year story.
    18 Jun 2012, 11:50 AM Reply Like
  • Philip Cohen
    , contributor
    Comments (1607) | Send Message
    And to think that five years ago both eBay's and Amazon's stock prices were ~$40 ...


    The old war horse is moribund; please, shills, stop trying to breathe life back into it; let it die peacefully ...


    Read about it and weep, John Donahoe ...


    In addition to Visa’s, which is now available, there is also MasterCard’s PayPass digital wallet soon to arrive; another perfectly logical extension to the real banks’ traditional, professional, payment processing systems (and you don’t have to ditch the plastic) …


    “When Do We Start Calling eBay A [Failed] Payments Company?”



    And, just for a laugh then, some comment on PayPal’s off-eBay products: "The New Way To Pay In-Store" (at Home Depot), PayPal Here, SmartPay, PayPal Digital Wallet, PayPal Debit MasterCard, PayPal Local and Watch With eBay ...



    And from another observer of the clunky PreyPal, on eBay’s own forums:


    “I just ordered an item [online] from When I completed the “fill in the blanks” stuff, I had a choice of payment. There was the usual charge card form and then three offerings with logos:


    Pay by Visa
    Pay by Google Checkout
    Pay by PayPal


    “Funny, isn't it, which one was last. I thought there was some kind of arrangement between eBay and, a platinum-like anchor store on eBay.”


    Even funnier, which one Buy put at the top of the list; major online retailers apparently are smart enough to distinguish the wheat from the chaff after all. But, the real question is, now that Visa’s is available (MasterCard’s offering still on the way), how much longer will that PreyPal logo continue to appear at all? Any one want to take bets on a time frame?


    Goodbye clunky PreyPal, it has not been nice knowing you …


    eBay / PayPal / Donahoe: Dead Men Walking
    18 Jun 2012, 05:12 PM Reply Like
DJIA (DIA) S&P 500 (SPY)
ETF Screener: Search and filter by asset class, strategy, theme, performance, yield, and much more
ETF Performance: View ETF performance across key asset classes and investing themes
ETF Investing Guide: Learn how to build and manage a well-diversified, low cost ETF portfolio
ETF Selector: An explanation of how to select and use ETFs