The online retailer’s same-store growth fell to 9.7% in July according to the report, down from 12.3% in June. Auctions fell -8.2% in the month, while fixed-price sales grew 12.8% and Motors grew 8% in July.
The lower numbers are a sign the eBay is still experiencing headwinds from Google’s (GOOGL) recent search algorithm changes and its own data breach in May according to ChannelAdvisor.
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- EBAY's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 11.5%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 12.6%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- Although EBAY's debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28 is very low, it is currently higher than that of the industry average. Along with the favorable debt-to-equity ratio, the company maintains an adequate quick ratio of 1.20, which illustrates the ability to avoid short-term cash problems.
- EBAY INC has improved earnings per share by 8.2% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past year. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, EBAY INC increased its bottom line by earning $2.18 versus $1.99 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($2.97 versus $2.18).
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Internet Software & Services industry average. The net income increased by 5.6% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $640.00 million to $676.00 million.
- Net operating cash flow has increased to $1,494.00 million or 47.77% when compared to the same quarter last year. The firm also exceeded the industry average cash flow growth rate of 17.69%.
- You can view the full analysis from the report here: EBAY Ratings Report