eBay is an online auction and e-commerce marketplace, enabling people and businesses to buy and sell goods and services. The Company's marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps, as well as StubHub platforms that comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com, and the StubHub mobile apps and online ticket platform that connect fans with their favorite sporting events, shows, and artists, and enables them to buy and sell tickets.

TypePublic
HQSan Jose, US
Founded1995
Size (employees)14,100 (est)
Websiteebay.com
eBay was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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eBay Office Locations

eBay has offices in San Jose, Santa Clarita, Bellevue, Scottsdale and in 54 other locations
San Jose, (HQ)
2025 Hamilton Ave
Austin,
7700 W. Parmer Lane, Bldg. D
Bellevue,
One Bellevue Center, 411 108th Street NE, Suites 200, 300 & 400
Draper,
583 W. eBay Way
New York,
625 Avenue of the Americas
Portland,
1400 SW 5th Ave
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eBay Financials and Metrics

eBay Revenue

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eBay's revenue was reported to be $9.57 b in FY, 2017 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

2.6b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

77%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

720.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

556.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

28.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

29.3

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

2.1b

EV

35.3b
eBay's current market capitalization is $28.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

17.9b8.6b9.0b9.6b

Revenue growth, %

12%(52%)5%7%

Cost of goods sold

5.7b1.8b2.0b2.2b

Gross profit

12.2b6.8b7.0b7.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

4.4b4.4b2.1b2.1b2.2b2.2b2.2b2.3b2.4b2.6b2.6b2.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.3b433.0m477.0m493.0m498.0m515.0m561.0m556.0m559.0m597.0m608.0m

Gross profit

3.0b3.0b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.9b2.0b2.0b2.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

67%69%79%78%78%78%77%76%77%78%77%77%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

6.3b1.8b1.8b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

797.0m619.0m592.0m695.0m

Current Assets

26.5b7.9b8.9b7.7b

PP&E

2.9b1.6b1.5b1.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

5.5b5.0b2.4b2.7b2.0b1.8b2.0b2.6b1.8b2.5b1.6b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

703.0m662.0m595.0m599.0m628.0m626.0m592.0m619.0m626.0m683.0m745.0m761.0m

Current Assets

26.5b28.5b8.3b9.7b9.9b9.8b8.5b10.9b7.9b6.8b6.2b7.0b

PP&E

2.9b2.8b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

46.0m1.7b7.3b(1.0b)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b687.0m682.0m676.0m

Accounts Payable

87.0m226.0m(28.0m)19.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

5.7b4.0b2.8b3.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

626.0m709.0m1.2b482.0m435.0m413.0m1.0b1.1b1.6b407.0m1.0b1.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

381.0m634.0m516.0m167.0m334.0m506.0m163.0m331.0m504.0m179.0m349.0m524.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2b2.3b3.0b641.0m1.4b2.2b582.0m1.3b2.2b495.0m867.0m1.4b

Purchases of PP&E

(322.0m)(720.0m)(539.0m)(158.0m)(305.0m)(490.0m)(135.0m)(317.0m)(474.0m)(158.0m)(342.0m)(521.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

63.5 x

EV/CFO

24.8 x

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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eBay Operating Metrics

eBay's Active Customers was reported to be 167 m in Jan, 2018.
Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Jan, 2018Q1, 2018

Active Customers

159 m162 m162 m164 m165 m167 m169 m171 m170 m167 m

Gross Merchandise Volume

$21.90 b$20.45 b$20.85 b$20.12 b$22.34 b$20.90 b$21.50 b$21.70 b$88 b$23.59 b

Merchant's Accounts

25 m
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eBay Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
eBay Classifieds Denmark ApS
eBay International AG
eBay International Treasury Center 2 Sarl
eBay International Treasury Center Sarl
eBay Israel Holding Ltd.
eBay Korea Co.
eBay KTA (UK) Limited
Marktplaats B.V.
mobile.de GmbH
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eBay Revenue Breakdown

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eBay revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.4% from Classifieds, 10.6% from StubHub, 79.9% from Marketplace and 0.2% from Other

eBay revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.9% from Rest of World, 15.2% from Germany, 14.2% from United Kingdom and 42.8% from United States

Human Capital Metrics

eBay's employees are reported to be approximately 40% female and 60% male.
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eBay Online and Social Media Presence

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eBay News and Updates

Flipkart unveils Indian version of eBay for refurbished goods

Retail giant Walmart-owned leading e-tailer Flipkart on Wednesday unveiled a dedicated portal '2Gud' for refurbished goods, including mobile phones, laptops and tablets, a week after shutting its eBay India operations.

Save 15% off (almost) absolutely everything at eBay

eBay have clearly got the Friday feeling and made everything, well pretty much everything, 15% off up until 8 p.m. (GMT) today on purchases on eBay.co.uk.  But first: there are a few rules and regulations to be aware of before you pile that trolley up high. First, you need to make a purchase of £2…

eBay Motors Launches New Tools to Simplify Online Auto Parts Shopping

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a DIYer tackling a simple car repair or a serious gearhead with a difficult project, there are two new ways to shop for parts and accessories on eBay Motors. Today, eBay announces their latest auto feature, Shop by Diagram,...

How the 'eBay of Freight' Became the Fastest-Growing Company in America in Just 5 Years

Brad Hollister abandoned his first startup--and $2 million in venture capital--to launch SwanLeap. That gamble has paid off.

eBay opens up its AI image recognition and translation features to developers

EBay Inc. today introduced two new application programming interfaces that will enable developers to add some of the online marketplace’s artificial intelligence features to their own services. The most extensive of the pair is the Image Search API. As the name suggests, the interface gives develop…

Flipkart shuts eBay India operations; to launch new site

Leading e-tailer Flipkart on Tuesday shut its eBay India operations, three months after US retail giant Walmart bought a 77 per cent stake in it for $16 billion.
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eBay Blogs

Retail Revival: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Learn about the progress eBay’s Retail Revival sellers are making and get a sneak peek of our plans for 2019.

Providing Metadata Discovery on Large-Volume Data Sets

Many big data systems collect petabytes of data on a daily basis. Such systems are often designed primarily to query raw data records for a given time range with multiple data filters. However, discovering or identifying unique attributes present in such large datasets can be difficult.

eBay Launches 12 Days of Incredible Savings with the ‘December Dozen’

Featuring the best discounts since cyber week, the 'December Dozen' celebrates 12 days of discounts on the gifts trending this season.

eBay Expands Luxury Authentication Service to Jewelry

eBay Authenticate™ offers ‘authenticity verified’ high-end jewelry, watches and handbags for the holidays.

Nova Award Gives eBay Developers $10,000 and 10 Hours of Mentorship

The new Star Developer Award recognizes the most innovative ideas from the eBay Developers Program.

How The 'Ugly Christmas Sweater' Conquered America

How The 'Ugly Christmas Sweater' Conquered America
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eBay Company Life and Culture

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eBay Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was eBay founded?

    eBay was founded in 1995.

  • How many employees does eBay have?

    eBay has 14,100 employees.

  • What is eBay revenue?

    Latest eBay annual revenue is $9.6 b.

  • What is eBay revenue per employee?

    Latest eBay revenue per employee is $678.5 k.

  • Who are eBay competitors?

    Competitors of eBay include JD.com, Alibaba and Coupang.

  • Where is eBay headquarters?

    eBay headquarters is located at 2025 Hamilton Ave, San Jose.

  • Where are eBay offices?

    eBay has offices in San Jose, Santa Clarita, Bellevue, Scottsdale and in 54 other locations.

  • How many offices does eBay have?

    eBay has 58 offices.