|Bid||35.80 x 3200|
|Ask||35.81 x 1000|
|Day's Range||35.62 - 36.10|
|52 Week Range||26.01 - 42.50|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.44|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.08|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.56 (1.51%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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The force is strong with Jeff Bezos. The Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) founder and CEO only had to make a passive-aggressive hint that its smaller rival eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) wasn't holding up to the competitive power of his ecommerce jujggernaut to send EBAY stock lower by 3.7% on Thursday.ICYMI, with the "49 Most Important Words" in his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos said "independent sellers do so much better selling on Amazon." Granted, it was a cheap shot of questionable accuracy, and glossed over some key nuances of the matter. But, it did damage all the same.Whatever the case, if eBay CEO Devin Wenig was smart -- and he certainly has been about the matter so far -- he might want to continue promoting the reality of his response to Bezos comment. That is, point out how Amazon is increasingly frustrating its third-party sellers that may find eBay to be a friendlier platform.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips eBay Fightin' WordsThe jab was a small but pointed snippet in Bezos' annual shareholder letter. He noted:"Third-party sales have grown from $0.1 billion to $160 billion - a compound annual growth rate of 52%. To provide an external benchmark, eBay's gross merchandise sales in that period have grown at a compound rate of 20%, from $2.8 billion to $95 billion."The letter went on to explain "Third-party sales have grown from 3% of the total to 58%. To put it bluntly: Third-party sellers are kicking our first-party butt." * 8 Risky Stocks to Watch as Earnings Season Kicks Off The numbers are (presumably) accurate, but the self-deprecating detail was a painfully obvious ploy to position Amazon as a victim rather than a challenger.Yes, third-party sellers may sell more goods via Amazon.com than Amazon itself out of its own inventory. That doesn't mean they're thriving, though, nor does it mean they're happy with the persistently deteriorating relationship… a point eBay's Wenig was willing to subtly make in a tweeted response to Bezos message.While I appreciate the ink dedicated to @ebay from the ceo of the company not focused on competition, think I"ll dedicate my letter to customers, purpose and strategy. We don't compete with our sellers. We don't bundle endless services to create barriers to competition.-- Devin Wenig (@devinwenig) April 11, 2019Wenig's tweet cut right to the heart of the matter that could prove to be an unexpected catalyst for eBay Inc. stock. Soft Ground to Make a StandIn retrospect, perhaps the best thing Bezos could have said about eBay and third-party sellers was nothing. Simply by bringing it up, he put the issue front and center for sellers, buyers and investors.The short version of a long story: More and more of Amazon's third-party sellers are falling out of love with Amazon as a sales platform.A comment posted at Amazon's "Seller Central" forum in October of last year lodges a common complaint in no uncertain terms:"Amazon keeps directly undercutting third party sellers"The poster goes on to explain "[I] will phase out my high value items as Amazon keeps directly price undercutting and manipulating what is showing to buyers. Using all kinds of tricks to stifle competing inventories."The frustration isn't uncommon among Amazon's third-party sellers.Enter eBay.While both facilitate e-commerce, eBay and Amazon are hardly carbon copies of one another. Namely, eBay never competes with sellers by offering its own merchandise.The tradeoff is scale. Amazon has it, and eBay doesn't. It's more likely a seller on both sites will drive more sales volume via Amazon.com. That doesn't necessarily mean that seller will generate more profits via Amazon.com, though. * 7 Biometric Stocks to Watch as AI Rises It's a dynamic that's always been in place but rarely fully appreciated. In the wake of Bezos' planned point of dogging eBay though -- an unsolicited, unprompted poke -- one can't help but wonder if Amazon is slowly deteriorating under its third-party hood. Bottom Line for eBay StockAll in all, it's not a reason to buy eBay stock… yet. Amazon may well stumble into an "aha" moment where it finally figures out it can't compete with its partners as fervently at it has. Even if it never has that moment, Amazon is still Amazon, reveling in its disruptive power.This could be a turning point for Amazon though, and by extension for eBay. Amazon.com may be out of viable growth opportunities, opening the door to other third-party sellers like eBay and even Walmart (NYSE:WMT) for that matter. Walmart sometimes competes with third-party vendors on a product-by-product basis, but doesn't make a point of promoting its own goods first.It remains to be seen if eBay's Wenig will pour salt on Amazon's wound that Bezos ironically opened. But, he certainly should, now that consumers and investors are thinking about it.As of this writing, James Brumley did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. You can learn more about James at his site, jamesbrumley.com, or follow him on Twitter, at @jbrumley. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Internet Stocks to Watch * 7 AI Stocks to Watch with Strong Long-Term Narratives * 10 Dow Jones Stocks Holding the Blue Chip Index Back Compare Brokers The post Bezos Third-Party Seller Shade Could Become Opportunity for Rival eBay appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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U.S. stock futures are galloping higher after a booming earnings release from bank boss JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). In early morning trading, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.91%, and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.62%. Nasdaq-100 futures have added 0.50%.In the options pits, overall volume levels remained lackluster yesterday, with calls leading the way. Specifically, about 14.9 million calls and 12.5 million puts changed hands on the session.However, with the distance between call and put volume narrowing, the CBOE single-session equity put/call volume ratio made a run for it to end the day at 0.67. It remains towards the center of its 2019 range, so the day-to-day shenanigans remain much ado about nothing. The 10-day moving average edged lower to 0.61.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsHere were three stocks that options traders loved on Thursday. eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) fell 5% after Jeff Bezos included negative comments about the company in his annual shareholder letter. JPMorgan calls were hot ahead of this morning's report. Finally, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) gapped 2.8% lower on continued selling pressure.Let's take a closer look: eBay (EBAY)eBay shares fell as much as 5% yesterday on heavy volume. The culprit for Thursday's sell-fest appears to be a growth comparison between eBay and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) that Jeff Bezos included in his annual shareholder letter. Here's the piece that sent bears on the rampage: * 7 AI Stocks to Watch with Strong Long-Term Narratives "Third-party sales have grown from $0.1 billion to $160 billion -- a compound annual growth rate of 52%. To provide an external benchmark, eBay's gross merchandise sales in that period have grown at a compound rate of 20%, from $2.8 billion to $95 billion."The drop sent EBAY stock back below its 50-day moving average for the first time this year. With horizontal support looming at $36, however, I suggest waiting for a further breakdown before sellers declare victory. Besides, earnings are around the corner on April 23, leaving little time for traders to slip in and out without having to brave the uncertainty of a quarterly report.On the options trading front, traders went bananas for puts. Activity zoomed to 840% of the average daily volume, with 162,473 total contracts traded. A whopping 81% of the trading came from put options alone.The uptick in demand lit a fire under the rise in implied volatility that was already occurring ahead of earnings. By day's end, the measure had risen to 34%, which places it at the 50th percentile of its one-year range. Premiums are now pricing in daily moves of 77 cents, or 2.1%. JPMorgan (JPM)JPMorgan delivered robust earnings results during this morning's quarterly report. Traders are rewarding the bank behemoth with a 3% gain premarket.For the first quarter, JPM raked in earnings of $2.65 per share on $29.9 billion. Analysts were expecting earnings of $2.35 on $28.36 billion. With this morning's gains, JPM stock is now up 12% year-to-date.The price action for the financial sector has been a mess, and JPMorgan is no exception. Inverted yield curve fears sent the sector skidding last month, and the subsequent recovery has only served to prolong the multimonth trading range. This morning's up-gap could finally break the stalemate and kickstart a bonafide uptrend.Ahead of the report, options traders were keen on call options. Total activity grew to 203% of the average daily volume, with 128,684 total contracts traded. Calls accounted for 62% of the sum.Options were pricing in a gap of $1.92, or 1.8%, so this morning's 3% pop is significant and should deliver profits to those carrying long volatility plays like straddle into the number. Tesla (TSLA)Tesla has been a mainstay atop the most-active options leaderboard. Its heightened volatility makes it a popular destination for the degenerate gambler. More so than most stocks, TSLA is driven by random news events that have created a price chart littered with gaps.The latest turn in the company's saga is its decision to stop selling the $35k version of its Model 3 online mere weeks after its debut. Interested customers now have to either purchase through telephone or in store.Tesla's price chart remains bearish. Its downtrend is submerged beneath falling 200-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages giving little reason for optimism. On the options trading front, calls and put volumes were neck and neck on the day. Activity lifted to 131% of the average daily volume, with 281,952 total contracts traded. Puts barely edged out calls by accounting for 52% of the total.Implied volatility drifted sideways at 66% and remains at the 38th percentile of its one-year range. Premiums are pricing in daily moves of $11.14, or 4%.As of this writing, Tyler Craig didn't hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Check out his recently released Bear Market Survival Guide to learn how to defend your portfolio against market volatility. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * FAANNG Stocks, Ranked From Cheapest to Most Expensive * 7 Stocks With a Lot on the Line This Earnings Season * 7 Marijuana Companies: Which Pot Stocks Should You Buy? Compare Brokers The post Friday's Vital Data: eBay, JPMorgan Chase and Tesla appeared first on InvestorPlace.
eBay has fallen behind online shopping leaders like Alibaba and Amazon but with its StubHub operations along with other supplementary revenue growths this company could still gain market share in this oversaturated space.
Shares of eBay fall 5% on Thursday, after Jeff Bezos snubs the rival e-commerce giant in his annual letter to shareholders. In the letter, the Amazon chief executive compares the growth in merchandise sales of third-party sellers between Amazon and eBay from 1999 to 2018.