eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind – if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. Our mission is to be the world’s favorite destination for discovering great value and unique selection. We give sellers the platform, solutions, and support they need to grow their businesses and thrive. We measure our success by our customers' success.

Our vision for commerce is one that is enabled by people, powered by technology, and open to everyone. We believe in creating more economic opportunity for all.

Company Growth (employees)
San Jose, US
Size (employees)
12,600 (est)
eBay was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, US

Key People at eBay

Devin Wenig Wenig

Devin Wenig Wenig

President & CEO
Scott  Schenkel

Scott Schenkel

Kris  Miller

Kris Miller

Chief Strategy Officer
RJ  Pittman

RJ Pittman

Chief Product Officer
Jay  Lee

Jay Lee

Regional VP, Asia Pacific
Marie  Oh Huber

Marie Oh Huber

SVP & General Counsel
Steve  Fisher

Steve Fisher

Dan  Tarman

Dan Tarman

Chief Communications Officer
Paul  Todd

Paul Todd

SVP Europe
Wendy  Jones

Wendy Jones

VP Global Operations
Kristin  Yetto

Kristin Yetto

Chief People Officer

eBay Office Locations

eBay has offices in San Jose, King of Prussia, Louisville, Draper and in 55 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
2065 Hamilton Avenue
Bangalore, IN
Pritech Park (Insider Rmz Ecospace) Building 11, 9th Floor
Dublin, IE
Atrium Building, Blanchardstown15
Kleinmachnow, DE
Marktplatz 1
Bellevue, US
One Bellevue Center411 108th Avenue Ne, Sutes 200, 300 & 400
Draper, US
583 W E Bay Way
Louisville, US
7601 Trade Port Drive
King Of Prussia, US
935 First Avenue

eBay Data and Metrics

eBay Financial Metrics

eBay's revenue was reported to be $9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

7 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

7.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

2.3 b

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

38.5 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.8 b


44.2 b
eBay's current market capitalization is $38.5 b.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


16 b17.9 b8.6 b9 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

5 b5.7 b1.8 b2 b

Gross profit

11 b12.2 b6.8 b7 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

7.6 b8.7 b4.6 b4.6 b


3.4 b3.5 b2.2 b2.3 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

3.5 b3.5 b2.4 b3.7 b

Income tax expense

(610 m)(3.5 b)(459 m)3.6 b

Net Income

2.9 b46 m1.7 b7.3 b
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.5 b6.3 b1.8 b1.8 b

Accounts Receivable

899 m797 m619 m592 m

Current Assets

23.3 b26.5 b7.9 b8.9 b


2.8 b2.9 b1.6 b1.5 b


9.3 b9.1 b4.5 b4.5 b

Total Assets

41.5 b45.1 b17.8 b23.8 b

Accounts Payable

309 m401 m349 m283 m

Total Debt

4.1 b6.8 b6.8 b7.5 b

Current Liabilities

12.6 b17.5 b2.3 b3.8 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

13 b13.9 b14.5 b14.9 b

Retained Earnings

18.9 b18.9 b7.7 b15 b

Total Equity

23.6 b19.9 b6.6 b10.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.2 x0.3 x1 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.1 x0.2 x0.4 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x2.3 x2.7 x2.3 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.9 b46 m1.7 b7.3 b

Accounts Receivable

(123 m)16 m(105 m)(48 m)

Accounts Payable

7 m87 m226 m(28 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

5 b5.7 b4 b2.8 b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.3 b)(668 m)(626 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(6 b)(2.7 b)(3.6 b)(2 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(850 m)(20 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.4 b)(1 b)(4.6 b)(744 m)

Interest Paid

99 m99 m175 m220 m

Income Taxes Paid

466 m343 m256 m492 m
$, USDY, 2016


19 x


15.6 x


742.1 k


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

eBay Operating Metrics

eBay's Active Customers was reported to be 169 m in Q1, 2017, which is a 1% increase from the previous period
Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017

Active Customers

159 m162 m162 m164 m165 m167 m169 m

Gross Merchandise Volume

21.86 b$20.45 b$20.85 b19.6 b$22.34 b20.9 b

eBay Market Value History

eBay Revenue Breakdown

eBay's employees are reported to be approximately 42% female and 58% male.

eBay Median Salaries

Source: 2.9 k public H-1B filings from eBay

eBay Online and Social Media Presence

eBay News and Updates

eBay Company Life and Culture

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