EBAY : Analysis & Opinions

  1. A Look Into Some Of Carl Icahn's Top Stock Picks

    March 10, 2014
    Activist Investor Carl Icahn rattled the cage again last week at eBay (NASDAQ: NLFX). In his latest letter to eBay shareholders, ...
  2. Q4 Shaping Up to be No Different - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 23, 2014
    The results thus far are not materially different from what we have been seeing in recent quarters.
  3. Are You Set for Cyber Monday? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 2, 2013
    ...And the Retail onslaught continues.
  4. Amazon’s Profitless Triumph

    October 25, 2013
    Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) shares are trading near an all-time high even though the company hasn’t earned big profits since ...
  5. Short Interest In Facebook Falls, In Groupon Rises (FB, GRPN, ...

    October 25, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw significant swings in short interest ...
  6. DC Hijinx Cloud Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2013
    Oh yeah, almost forgot -- earnings season is hitting full throttle this week.
  7. DC Hijinx Cloud Earnings Season - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 16, 2013
    Oh yeah, almost forgot -- earnings season is hitting full throttle this week.
  8. Short Sellers Pile On Facebook and Google (FB, GOOG, ZNGA)

    October 10, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw significant upswings in short interest ...
  9. Short Interest Moves in Facebook, Google (FB, GOOG, LNKD)

    September 25, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Facebook (NASDAQ: LNKD) saw significant upswings in short interest ...
  10. Short Interest In Zynga Rises Again (ANGI, YELP, ZNGA)

    August 13, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, Angie's List (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings ...
  11. eBay Earnings Preview: Will it Miss? - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    eBay Inc. is set to report second quarter 2013 results on Jul 17. Last quarter, it posted a 3.7% positive surprise. Let's ...
  12. Technology Stock Roundup: Facebook Shines, Apple's in a Mess ...

    July 15, 2013
    Last week saw technology stocks heading higher again, although some didn't quite keep up with the market.
  13. Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 15

    July 14, 2013
    The earnings season ramps up this week, providing plenty of perspective on how the financial and technology sectors fared ...
  14. Little Movement in Short Interest in Social Media Stocks (EBAY, ...

    July 11, 2013
    Among the social media companies based in the United States, eBay (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings in short ...
  15. Short Interest in Social Media Stocks on the Rise (ANGI, GOOG, ...

    June 27, 2013
    Among the social media players, Angie's List (NASDAQ: ZNGA) saw the most significant upswings in short interest between ...
  16. Wall Street Clearly Underestimating VeriFone's Struggles

    June 6, 2013
    VeriFone continues to see its once-solid payments business erode under competitive pressure.
  17. Slower Growth And Better Margins Probably Won't Help Amazon

    April 26, 2013
    Amazon's growth continues to slow, but from a high level to a slightly less high level
  18. Goldman Sachs Cuts Hewlett-Packard to $16: Time To Jump Ship?

    April 3, 2013
    Goldman Sachs issued a target price of $16 on Hewlett-Packard's stock April 2. At the same time it cut its rating on the ...
  19. Google Buys Channel Intelligence - Analyst Blog

    February 8, 2013
    Google Inc. (GOOG) recently announced that it has acquired an online marketing service Channel Intelligence (CI), a consolidated ...
  20. Mixed 4Q for Akamai, Shares Fall - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Shares of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) skid 15.7% ($6.53) in after hours trading on the heels of fourth quarter results, ...
  21. Google Rolls Out Zavers - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    The world's most popular Internet search engine provider Google Inc. (GOOG) recently launched a new digital coupon offering, ...
  22. PayPal is Powering eBay - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    As 2012 nears its end, a quick look at the top 25 industry sectors as ranked by Investor's Business Daily (IBD) leads to ...
  23. Groupon Buys CommerceInterface - Analyst Blog

    December 26, 2012
    Online deals provider Groupon Inc. (GRPN) recently announced that it has acquired Salt Lake City based online retail manager ...
  24. Amazon Studios to Produce Comedies - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced that its film production division, Amazon Studios plans to produce pilots for six original ...
  25. Amazon in Two Video Licensing Deals - Analyst Blog

    December 20, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced content licensing agreements with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. & Warner Bros. Domestic ...
  26. Amazon's Kindle Store in China - Analyst Blog

    December 18, 2012
    The world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced the launch of its Kindle ebook store in China, ...
  27. Consumers Love Ecommerce, News Crop Shuts Down And Your Weekly ...

    December 4, 2012
    With December finally here, the technology sector continues to be strong in the face of the looming cliff.
  28. Amazon Sells $3B in Debt - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), the world's largest online retailer has recently announced a public offering of bonds aggregating ...
  29. How Hot Is Cyber Monday? - Analyst Blog

    November 26, 2012
    Going by the estimates recently announced by ComScore, "Cyber Monday" is pretty hot. ComScore sees a 20% increase in Cyber ...
  30. Black Friday's Early Opening A Big Winner For Retailers

    November 26, 2012
    It seems most retailers that opened earlier this year are also reporting good news. Is this good or bad news for the rest ...
  31. e-Commerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  32. eCommerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  33. eCommerce Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 19, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-commerce, industry is one of the most progressive sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  34. 4 High-Growth IPOs to Own in 2013

    November 15, 2012
    Initial public offerings (IPOs) are legendary for producing big gains for early investors. Stories about technology and pharma ...
  35. Bull Vs. Bear - Microsoft On The Rise

    November 15, 2012
    Microsoft has a better chance of going to $60 in the next few years than it does dropping below $20.
  36. Amazon Launches Wine Marketplace - Analyst Blog

    November 12, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently announced the launch of its new virtual wine marketplace, offering customers an opportunity ...
  37. Microsoft's Q1 Soft, As Expected - Analyst Blog

    October 19, 2012
    Microsoft Corporation's (MSFT) first quarter earnings of 53 cents missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents, as PC market ...
  38. Verizon and More Big Movers in Services on October 18, 2012

    October 18, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has fallen 0.3%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow has increased ...
  39. Taking Stock of the Q3 Earnings season - Analyst Blog

    October 17, 2012
    Less than impressive earnings results from Intel (INTC), IBM (IBM), and CSX Corp. (CSX) after the close cap a busy earnings ...
  40. This Week's Technology Events

    October 15, 2012
    Tech-related events for the week of October 15, 2012.
  41. Oracle Agrees to Acquire SelectMinds - Analyst Blog

    September 19, 2012
    Oracle Corp (ORCL) has agreed to buy SelectMinds, a cloud-based recruiting solutions provider. The acquisition is expected ...
  42. Amazon Inks Deal with Epix - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) announced a three-year agreement with Epix, extending its archive of films on its streaming video ...
  43. Ebay and Other Big Movers In Services on August 31, 2012

    August 31, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.8%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.8%; and the Dow has risen ...
  44. Amazon Inks Deal with NBCUniversal - Analyst Blog

    August 27, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc.(AMZN) announced a content licensing agreement deal with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution Paramount ...
  45. Amazon Launches New Cloud Service - Analyst Blog

    August 22, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) recently announced a cloud storage solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS), further expanding its ...
  46. Ebay Among the Nasdaq's Biggest Movers on August 22, 2012

    August 22, 2012
    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%; the S&P 500 is down 0.4%; and the Dow has declined ...
  47. Bull Vs. Bear - The Mobile Payment Revolution Is Coming

    August 21, 2012
    With more and more people living so much more of their lives through their smartphones, it seems inevitable that the U.S. ...
  48. Amazon's New Textbook Rental - Analyst Blog

    August 8, 2012
    Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) recently launched a textbook rental service for college students. While it has been renting textbooks ...
  49. Amazon Launches iPad Video App - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has recently launched an iPad app for its Instant Video streaming service, allowing customers to enjoy ...
  50. Nasdaq's Biggest Movers for July 19, 2012

    July 19, 2012
    This morning has been good for the market, with the Nasdaq increasing 1.1%, the S&P 500 climbing 0.3% and the Dow up 0.3%. ...
  51. e-Commerce Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 17, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-Commerce, industry is one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  52. eCommerce Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    July 17, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-Commerce, industry is one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  53. eCommerce Stock Outlook - July 2012 - Industry Outlook

    July 17, 2012
    The Electronic Commerce, or e-Commerce, industry is one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy. The industry is evolving ...
  54. Amazon Buys Mapping Startup - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    Online retailing giant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has purchased a 3D mapping startup, UpNext for an undisclosed sum, GigaOm reports. ...
  55. Huntington Launches Its First ETF (HECO) - ETF News And Commentary

    June 21, 2012
    Huntington Asset Advisors has joined the ETF world with its new family of ETFs, the Huntington Strategy Shares. In the first ...
  56. Amazon, MGM in Licensing Deal - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has inked a licensing agreement with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios ("MGM"). Per the deal, Amazon will ...
  57. Cashing In On Payment Companies

    June 4, 2012
    As payment processing numbers fall, there are new opportunities available.
  58. 3 Undervalued Tech-Sector Gems

    April 27, 2012
    Following are a trio of stocks that have yet to claw their way back to their perches before the global economic maelstrom ...
  59. E-Commerce King Raises the Ante

    April 20, 2012
    The next great tech wave will likely come on the e-commerce side of tech, where our smartphones and tablets will also double ...
  60. eBay Beats Earnings Estimates

    April 19, 2012
    eBay had help from Pay-Pay.
  61. 4 Tech Titans Set to Tackle Earnings

    April 18, 2012
    Earnings reports from these four prominent tech companies will send important signals about the broader tech sector, and ...
  62. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  63. Finding Quality and Yield

    February 9, 2012
    The dividend yield theory helps Kelley Wright of Investment Quality Trends find value in the market. Here, he explains ...
  64. M-Commerce Surges

    January 12, 2012
    2011 saw a substantial increase in purchases made via smartphones and tablets. Analysts expect this trend to continue through ...
  65. A Look At Yahoo!'s Past, Present And Future

    December 19, 2011
    Can Yahoo! rebuild itself on the strength of its media businesses?
  66. Store Your Cash In Public Storage REITs

    November 17, 2011
    Investors have flocked to apartment REITs, but a better choice could be in the self storage sector.
  67. Amazon Still Rather Amazing

    October 27, 2011
    Amazon disappointed with guidance, but the performance is still impressive.
  68. Hewlett-Packard Still Can't Get It Right

    September 26, 2011
    The board changes CEOs again, and makes another questionable decision.
  69. VeriFone Not Lacking In Growth Or Confidence

    September 13, 2011
    VeriFone continues to reap the benefits of retailer IT investments.
  70. Is Yahoo Undervalued?

    August 15, 2011
    In comparison to other technology companies, Yahoo trades at a very attractive earnings, sales and economic book value multiples ...
  71. The Vistaprint Roller-Coaster Screams Down Again

    August 5, 2011
    Vistaprint is ridiculously volatile, but perhaps too cheap today.
  72. H&R Block: 3 Reasons Buffett Should Buy Back In

    July 27, 2011
    Buffett may have moved on from HRB, but there are three strong reasons he might want to take another look.
  73. Caution, Earnings Ahead

    July 21, 2011
    Taking a position ahead of earnings, even if they are better than expected, can be high risk, but assessing the technical ...
  74. Earnings Preview for July 20

    July 19, 2011
    Here are four companies that will be releasing their earnings on July 20.
  75. Mobile Payments Predicted To Skyrocket

    July 7, 2011
    Find out the best plays for taking advantage of the expected rise in mobile payments and money transfers.
  76. Will Skype Transform Microsoft?

    May 13, 2011
    Microsoft is spending a lot of money on the hope that Skype will open new doors to growth.
  77. Can Visa Keep Pace In A Mobile Payment World?

    May 9, 2011
    Visa needs to prove that it will remain equally relevant as the payment landscape evolves.
  78. Market Cool To Google

    April 19, 2011
    Google's earnings report was met with market hostility which drove the stock down. We look at the issues.
  79. Irish Stocks Present Possible Value Play

    March 9, 2011
    Despite its fiscal woes, Ireland' tech story could ultimately become its saving grace.
  80. Amazon After The Fall

    February 7, 2011
    Amazon reported another solid quarter but ran into concerns on the Street about declining margins and a lower forecast for ...
  81. Google Shake Up Overshadows Strong Earnings

    January 24, 2011
    Google's great earnings were overshadowed by its management shake up.
  82. Google's Challenging Year Ahead

    January 6, 2011
    Google's stock price ended essentially flat this year, though revenues and earnings were strong. Many critics point out significant ...
  83. Tech Stocks To Watch In 2011

    December 30, 2010
    Tech investors may want to focus more on quality valuations and cash flows and less on the exciting tech fad of the day.
  84. So Google Wants Groupon

    December 7, 2010
    Google reportedly tried unsuccessfully to buy internet marketer Groupon for $6 billion.
  85. Should Investors Pay Any Price For VeriFone?

    December 6, 2010
    VeriFone has solid growth prospects but an incredibly demanding valuation.
  86. Retailers To Watch This Holiday Season

    November 26, 2010
    Stores that you trust, that display good employee practices and attract broad shoppers are great bets this holiday season.
  87. Amazon Still On Track

    October 27, 2010
    Amazon's third-quarter revenue showed a significant rise, while its rise in income was less spectacular.
  88. Facebook Surpasses Google

    September 13, 2010
    As social networking continues to gain international acceptance, Facebook will continue to grow.
  89. Debt-Free Stocks

    July 23, 2010
    Having cash and no debt looks boring until you need it most. Then it becomes an asset that can mean the difference between ...
  90. Ritchie Bros Feels The Hammer

    July 15, 2010
    Ritchie Bros spooked the market with a mid-quarter update, but the growth strategy still makes sense.
  91. ADRs Worth Consideration

    June 11, 2010
    The best way to avoid the inherent problems with U.S. stocks and the U.S. economy is to invest in stocks that have nothing ...
  92. Amazon: Too Good For It's Own Good

    April 27, 2010
    At its current price, Amazon is overvalued, despite the efficiency of the company.
  93. Move Inc., Moving on Up

    March 9, 2010
    As the real estate market improves, the headwinds facing Move Inc. should ease up, further propelling management's efforts.
  94. Fuel Cells In Bloom

    March 5, 2010
    Fuel cells are getting some attention, and we look at a number of ways (including Bloom Energy) that investors can play.
  95. Cyber Monday: The New Black Friday

    November 27, 2009
    Online sales may be a bright spot during a gloomy shopping season.
  96. Android Versus iPhone: Who Wins, Who Loses?

    November 17, 2009
    What will happen to the smartphone market once Google's Android becomes widely available?
  97. It Pays To Wait For UPS To Recover

    September 2, 2009
    UPS investors are getting paid to wait for business conditions to improve.
  98. Two Acquisitions: One Good, One Bad

    August 3, 2009
  99. 4 Stocks Hitting Their Highs

    July 29, 2009
    It used to seem that stocks were constantly hitting 52-week lows. Check out which stocks are experiencing a reversal.
  100. High-Priced Amazon

    June 17, 2009
    Amazon's recent stock-price gain is reminiscent of the internet boom, and we all know what happened with that.
  101. Earnings 'Big Guns' Batting 600

    April 24, 2009
    A look at this week's most important earnings news from McDonald's, Morgan Stanley, Apple, eBay and Tupperware.
  102. A Thawing For IPOs

    April 23, 2009
    There are some signs of a thawing in the IPO market, though investors should not expect a flurry of new activity.
  103. Time To Try On Gap?

    April 7, 2009
    Gap's low P/E makes it one of a few promising retail stocks that investors should investigate.
  104. This Amazon Is Too Tall

    January 8, 2009
    The share price for Amazon's stock is over many investors' heads - and that's a good thing.
  105. Back To The Future On Wall Street

    October 10, 2008
    Inspired by time traveling cop drama "Life on Mars" we draw some interesting parallels between 1973 and the present financial ...
  106. 5 Stocks For Bottom Fishers On August 29

    August 29, 2008
    There are profits to be had buy researching stocks that are trading near their 52-week lows. This week focuses on BE Aerospace.
  107. Gmarket: The Ebay Of The East

    August 26, 2008
    Gmarket is winning the ecommerce battle in Korea and has designs on the rest of Asia. Learn why online giant Ebay is looking ...
  108. Knock-Off Stigma Stifles Ebay

    July 2, 2008
    Louis Vuitton maker LVMH won a French court battle with Ebay over fake goods. The ruling should force Ebay to tighten security.
  109. Visa, MasterCard, and Now General Electric? (GE)

    January 7, 2008
    Consumer credit financing is big business. GE created its own card and partnered with major companies across the U.S. to ...
  110. Amazon: Fiction For Sale (AMZN)

    May 2, 2007
    Trading at a five-year high, Amazon makes for an unbelievable story. But, investors shouldn't believe in fairy tales.
  111. AT&T May Have Peaked (T)

    April 3, 2007
    AT&T has large wireline, DSL, and wireless business. But VoIP companies, cable firms and new technologies could erode that ...
  112. Braving The Amazon (AMZN)

    October 30, 2006
    Can Amazon slow down technology and content spending without hurting its sales growth.
  113. A Costly Google (GOOG)

    August 2, 2006
    Rising costs could mean a new source of Google shareholder pain.
  114. Qwest Says No, and Preps for Growth

    June 8, 2006
    Qwest forges onward despite poor history.
  115. Nice Offer, Shame About the Details

    May 18, 2006
    Be wary of private Internet telephony companies bearing generous IPO offers.
  116. Full Steam Ahead On This River

    May 1, 2006
    Despite its drawbacks, Digital River is still moving swiftly.
  117. VOIP will soar, but Vonage needs a lifeline

    February 21, 2006
    A look inside the VOIP revolution and its implications for investors.
  118. Can AT&T Perform without Wireless?

    January 25, 2006
    A look at the competitive landscape of the telecom sector.
  119. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

    November 23, 2005
    In this piece we'll explore different types of economic moats.
  120. The Only Sector That Matters - Part 2

    October 18, 2005
    The conclusion to Part 1 of David Harper's excellent piece.
  121. The Law of Large Numbers

    August 8, 2005
    How big is too big? In this piece we tackle the problem of companies that may be 'too big' for your portfolio.
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