Credit Suisse First Boston

cut its rating on


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to buy from strong buy.

CSFB analyst Heath P. Terry said the 17% rise in eBay's shares following the announcement of its positive revenue forecasts of $3 billion in 2005 was overdone, and that the upside in eBay's shares was limited. The research note also said revenue objectives may underestimate potential growth at the company's recently acquired

, an online trader the company bought in July, and opportunities in international markets.

Terry set a 12-month price target of $90, a 17.6% premium over the company's current share price. Also, he set its 2000 EPS projection at 15 cents a share and its 2001 EPS projection at 32 cents.


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: NEW strong buy at

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