Global Thematic Partners LLC Lowered Holding in Ebay INC (EBAY) by $11.84 Million as Shares Rose

June 20, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.22, from 0.75 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 77 investors sold EBAY shares while 258 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. 889.22 million shares or 2.82% less from 915.05 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Vanguard Gp Inc Inc has 0.11% invested in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 66.98M shares. Evanston Investments Dba Evanston Advsrs owns 1.78% invested in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 195,124 shares. Bb&T accumulated 162,893 shares. Freestone Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). 213,152 were reported by Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Co. The Minnesota-based Leuthold Grp Inc Llc has invested 0.1% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY). Guardian Life Insurance Communications Of America, New York-based fund reported 3,983 shares. Calamos reported 115,261 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Hennessy Advsrs Inc accumulated 76,865 shares. Hills Bank Co holds 0.22% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) or 21,075 shares. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability holds 0.2% in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) or 6.03M shares. Mitsubishi Ufj And Bk Corporation holds 2.25M shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Spot Trading Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 110 shares. Ls Inv Advsrs Limited Company holds 0.06% of its portfolio in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 30,421 shares. United Ser Automobile Association holds 0.13% or 1.34 million shares in its portfolio.

Since January 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 sales for $16.24 million activity. 13,400 eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares with value of $451,922 were sold by Lawton III Harry A. Doerger Brian J. sold $221,432 worth of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) on Thursday, February 9. Shares for $272,884 were sold by Lee Jae Hyun. SWAN ROBERT HOLMES sold $875,000 worth of stock. The insider FISHER STEPHEN sold $223,808. $1.20M worth of eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) shares were sold by PITTMAN RAYMOND J. Another trade for 6,014 shares valued at $200,157 was made by TIERNEY THOMAS J on Wednesday, February 8.

Global Thematic Partners Llc decreased its stake in Ebay Inc (EBAY) by 11.76% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Global Thematic Partners Llc sold 408,246 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 3.06M shares of the business services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $90.97 million, down from 3.47M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Global Thematic Partners Llc who had been investing in Ebay Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $38.82 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.03% or $0.01 reaching $34.89 per share. About 232 shares traded. eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) has risen 44.45% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500.

Global Thematic Partners Llc, which manages about $12.76B and $2.98B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON) by 109,805 shares to 1.45 million shares, valued at $152.08 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 110,835 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.15M shares, and has risen its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA).

Investors wait eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) to report on July, 19. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.36 earnings per share, $0.00 or 0.00 % from last year’s $0.36 same quarter earnings. This translates into $400.55M profit for EBAY giving the stock a 24.23 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.36 EPS is accurate. eBay Inc’s Wall Street analysts see -16.28 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.43 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

More recent eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The eBay Strikes Back: Internet Icon Looks Compelling” on June 01, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “eBay Inc. Prices $2.5 Billion Senior Unsecured Notes Offering” on May 30, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “The Long Case For eBay: Sohn Idea Contest Winner” with publication date: June 01, 2017 was also an interesting one.

eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) Ratings Coverage

Among 36 analysts covering eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), 17 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. eBay Inc had 76 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, September 10. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 28 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 21 by Canaccord Genuity. Benchmark maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28 target in Thursday, January 28 report. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $32 target in Thursday, October 20 report. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. The rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, October 21 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) rating on Thursday, July 21. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $31 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Credit Suisse.

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