eBay Inc. ($EBAY) Target: $44 Confident Investor Rating: Good

Several times a year, a Confident Investor must reevaluate the companies in the portfolio. Keeping your money in a stock that no longer qualifies as a “Good” company can end up hurting your investment performance a great deal.  Also, there are a lot of Good Companies so losing the worst of the best is not going to impact the ability to have a balanced portfolio.  Over the coming days, this site will evaluate each stock on the Watch List.

Company name eBay Inc.
Stock ticker EBAY
Live stock price [stckqut]EBAY[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good
Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Good
Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $47.15
Target stock price (averages with growth) $62.52
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $53.61
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $37.37

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ebay
eBay Inc. (eBay) bring together buyers and sellers every day on a local, national and international basis through a range of Websites. The Company provides online marketplaces for the sale of goods and services, as well as other online commerce, or ecommerce, platforms and online payment solutions to a diverse community of individuals and businesses. The Company operates in two business segments: marketplaces and payments. eBay generates two types of net revenues: net transaction revenues, marketing services and other revenues. Its net transaction revenues are derived from listing fees and final value fees, which are fees payable on transactions completed on its marketplaces trading platforms, and fees paid by merchants for payment processing services. In June 2010, the Company acquired RedLaser, the barcode scanning application for iPhone and related technology from Occipital. In December 2010, the Company acquired Critical Path Software.

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.

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